A New Austerity Program

With the economy tanking and all credible predictions indicating that the next four years will be even worse, it’s become necessary to implement a new austerity program. Certain luxuries, long taken for granted, will have to be foregone.

Mercy is a luxury that I can no longer afford
No More Warning Shots – Mercy Is A Luxury

Please consider the locked door and locked steel security gate that you had to bypass or break through as your warnings. They were installed for your protection, not mine.

Kindly remember that those qualities you’re relied upon exploiting: mercy, charity, tolerance, and forbearance to name a few, are luxuries for those displaying them as opposed to necessities. Harsh times call for harsh measures and the austerity of survival. ;-)

Related Reading:

Elmore Leonard: Four Novels of the 1970s: Fifty-Two Pickup / Swag / Unknown Man No. 89 / The Switch: (Library of America #255)
America
The Body Economic: Why Austerity Kills
My Planet: Finding Humor in the Oddest Places
A Reason To Kill (DI Matt Barnes Book 1)

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