The current conspiracy theory overheard on overnight talk radio, perhaps on Coast to Coast AM, or possibly, Midnight in the Desert, is that George Orwell was a time traveler from the future, who was stranded here, and then wrote 1984 as a desperate attempt to save us from our selves and consequently save his ‘future’ self from having to make this trip in the first place and, thus, getting marooned here in this seedy version of “tempus contemporary” . Complicated? Maybe. But there are no paradoxes on overnight talk radio.
But you don’t ‘hasta’ call me Robert, or Francis, or Robert Francis….
Ray J. Johnson – “You can call me Ray”
**’Beto’ found here.
Wax My Ass: a Poem by Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke
Even a retreaded tire is more useful than a retreaded canard.
Some other 1950’s and 1960’s Socialist Paradise retreads.