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Quotation by Bruce Powe:

The kids I teach, after all, are the ones who will assume the real power, in their earlier years serving their apprenticeship in a diocese and later, when they're in their sixties or so, becoming either rich but powerless senators or rich and more powerful governors. At that stage their mark of achievement will be an almost universal inability to move one's body around except in those ornate powered wheelchairs. Like so many other things that have their origins in the Republic, these are called "golf carts." These vehicles - often encrusted with fine jewelry, old scrolls and coats of arms - transport the elite, the ones with the real heft, so to speak, from room to room in their stairless mansions.

Bruce Powe     (more by this author)

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Type: Prose
Context: Unknown
Context Details: Bruce Powe is the author of the quotation. It is on page 7 of the St. Martin's press hardback edition (1974).

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I have a law degree (Stanford, 66') but have never practiced. Instead, from 1967 through 1977, I tried to contribute to the revolution in America. As unsuccessful as everyone else over that decade, in 1978 I went to work for the U.S. Forest (more...)
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