A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from August 29, 2021
“I paid my taxes, and all I got was this stupid oligarchy”

“I paid my taxes, and all I got was this stupid oligarchy” is a saying that has been printed on an ecard. “My parent went to Florida and all I got was this lousy T-shirt” is a popular meme from the 1970s.
 
“I paid my taxes and all I got was this stupid oligarchy” was posted on Twitter by Jane Brown on May 28, 2014.
 
     
Twitter
Jane Brown
@JaneLisa23
I paid my taxes and all I got was this stupid oligarchy
9:43 PM · May 28, 2014 from Maryland, USA·Twitter for iPhone
   
Twitter
Joey Vincent
@mrjoeyvincent
I went to the election booth and all I got was this stupid Oligarchy.
#Vote2014 #HappyElectionDay
11:09 PM · Nov 4, 2014·Twitter Web Client
   
Twitter
jared
@jaredmoody
@RepresentDotUs
how about an “I paid my taxes and all I got was this stupid oligarchy” t-shirt? I’d buy that.
7:09 PM · Apr 13, 2015·Twitter for Mac
   
Twitter
Luther Lee
@thelutherlee
Saw this sign today:
“We won the Revolutionary War and all we got was this stupid oligarchy”
Thoughts?
4:17 PM · Aug 6, 2015·Facebook
   
Twitter
The Salt Miner
@saltmineblog
I paid my #taxes, and all I got was this stupid #oligarchy.  #TaxationIsTheft
8:51 PM · Apr 18, 2016·Twitter Web Client
 
Twitter
MB Caschetta (s/her)
@Caschetta
I PAID MY TAXES AND ALL I GOT WAS THIS STUPID OLIGARCHY.  #TaxDay2017
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Robin Hood Tax
@RobinHoodTax
· Apr 18, 2017
It’s #taxday.  Did you pay your fair share?  Isn’t it time to demand the rich do the same? #TaxWallStreet
10:06 AM · Apr 18, 2017·Twitter Web Client
 
Twitter
conspiracybot
@conspiracyb0t
(“I paid my taxes and all I got was this stupid oligarchy” is shown on a sign.—ed.)
3:00 PM · Aug 27, 2021·conspiracyb0t

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Military/Religion /Health • Sunday, August 29, 2021 • Permalink


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