The health of the state

Libera me
Spider girl triumphant

I don’t normally comment too directly on politics here at EroticMadScience, but I should note one thing about Colonel Madder:  his use of a terrorist incident to advance his program shows that he has taken to heart a lesson from a source that would seem improbable given Madder’s strongly-held though hardly-unusual politico-cultural views, to wit Randolph Bourne

Lovis Corinth (1858-1925), "The Weapons of Mars"

…who taught us that “War is the Health of the State.”