Speaking of Amazon

Speaking of Amazon…

Must we? unless it be the river…

But back here at home, that giant big box store on the internet continues to throw its weight around.

On April 6, they threatened to pull their distribution center out of South Carolina if the state insists on making them collect and remit sales tax.

So what else is new?

Discounts on Amazon are great and all, but shopping in the neighborhood ensures that you’ve got one to shop in… and the sales taxes you pay keep the streets paved, the sewers clear and the schools open…

If you’re still buying your books on Amazon, we’re not sure why you’re looking at our site… but if you’ve gotten that monkey off your back, well heck, we love you to pieces!

Available Now at Bird & Beckett

Hot off the press from your neighborhood bookshop just in time for the lame duck period. 75 million voters, and counting, have rejected fascism and lies. 70 million haven’t yet made that commitment. Bully Goat’s Bluff might change a few of their minds.

Fits nicely in an invitation envelope for mailing. Fits in a pocket as well.

~~ Poetry as philosophy to plumb the deeper truths of these times ~~

$15 and worth every penny
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