GORE VIDAL (1925 – 2012)

Although many of those who had contact with Gore Vidal might believe his condition is now satisfactory, there is no doubt the acerbic Vidal had visionary insights into the decline of America.

In seeing taxation of the people to be at the nub of the matter, he came closer than most to understanding the disintegration of the country he loved:-

“The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along, paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return.”