America Continues To Provide Deadly Favors To The Very Rich And Their Offspring
In June 2008, the American Embassy in London granted Mr. Abdulmutallab -- the youngest of sixteen children of one of the richest bankers in Nigeria who was also a practicing polygynist -- with a two-year open visa to enter the United States.
During his fifth year as Vice President, Spiro Agnew was under investigation by the United States Attorney’s office in Baltimore, Maryland, on charges of extortion, tax fraud, bribery and conspiracy while holding office as Baltimore County Executive, Governor of Maryland, and Vice President of the United States. In early October 1973, he was formally charged with having accepted bribes totaling more than $100,000. On October 10, 1973, Agnew was allowed to plead no contest to a single charge that he had failed to report $29,500 of income received in 1967, with the condition that he resign the office of Vice President.
In July 1973, the Government of the United States of America jails my brother for six months for conscientious objection to the war in Vietnam.
In 1926 Fitzgerald published one of his finest stories, ''The Rich Boy,'' whose narrator begins it with the words ''Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me.''