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What Is Government? (Political Cow: Episode 1)

From the College of Subversive Knowledge (SUBSCRIBE): Using two cows as a metaphor for illustrating how various political systems function is a practice that’s been around since at least the 1930’s. Here are a few of the better examples: SOCIALISM: You have two cows. The government takes one and gives it to your neighbor. COMMUNISM:…

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Neil deGrasse Tyson: First Cast Out the Beam Out of Thine Own Eye

Neil deGrasse Tyson, as tendentious and as partisan a scientist as I’ve ever heard — and that’s saying a lot — recently stunned the world with the following tweet:     If you’re not sure why this tweet discloses a colossal lack of self-awareness, please read the following: Neil Tyson: Not Off the Hook Yet…

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District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg and Her DUI

I made the following video in honor of District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberhg, who’s suing Texas Governor Rick Perry. Perry was recently indicted on two charges both of which are related to District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg and her allegation that Perry attempted to force her resignation after she was arrested for drunk driving. The grand jury…

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George Orwell: On Politics, Writing, And Clarity Of Thought

“The great enemy of clear language is insincerity,” wrote George Orwell, “and when there is a gap between one’s real and one’s declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink.” I confess I myself sometimes feel like that cuttlefish spurting out ink, but…

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