Jozef Imrich, name worthy of Kafka, has his finger on the pulse of any irony of interest and shares his findings to keep you in-the-know with the savviest trend setters and infomaniacs.
''I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.''
"Let me tell you about the very rich," the novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote in the 1920s. "They are different from you and me."
"Yes," his friend and rival Ernest Hemingway replied. "They have more money."
Hemingway's retort may be apocryphal, but the point is indisputable. Then as now, the rich have much more money than you and me, and they have more money in part because they don't give it away. The very wealthy are disproportionately opposed to any policy -- including tax policies -- that would redistribute wealth more equitably.