Framing the Dialogue

Posts Tagged ‘dictators’

Fungible (fun-je-bul)

The dictionary defines fungible as:

  1. Returnable or negotiable in kind or by substitution, as a quantity of grain for an equal amount of the same kind of grain.
  2. Interchangeable
  3. of goods or commodities; freely exchangeable for or replaceable by another of like nature or kind in the satisfaction of an obligation

Synonyms:  changeable, commutable, compatible, converse, convertible, equivalent, exchangeable, interconvertible, mutual, reciprocal, reciprocative, same, substitutable, synonymous, workalike

Quote:

“People think this tax is for Social Security. But tax monies are really fungible. They get raided all the time.”

— Eugene Ludwig

No Holds Barred

UN_Fish_USAThe 24-hour news cycle is buzzing about the G20 summit hosted by the citizens of the Greater Pittsburgh area and the speeches earlier in the week by numerous world leaders (and I HATE to call most of them leaders) at the United Nations.  It was the usual bunch of blowhards, thugs, and apologists making claims and promising changes that will never happen.  One of the most frightening things suggested is “a new world order” giving even more power to the various un-elected dictators (and many who were “elected”) who rule with an iron fist.