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Tag Archive for ‘statecraft’

creed of reason

Buffet Democracy: Take What Pleases the Powerful, Throw Out the Rest with the Trash

Seriously, you needn’t look any further than this.

Das Vierte

Transparenzgesetz: Große Mehrheit im Parlament für »Staats-Bierdeckelreform«

Apropos GEZ, GEMA, LSR, Telekommunikationsgesetz, Hartz etc. etc.

creed of reason

Battlezone Democracy

When Financial Markets and Political Leaders duke it out like Gojira and King Gidora, no wonder Democracy looks like Tokyo in a monster movie.

creed of reason

A Pound of Flash

Luckily, no civilized government we know of would be stupid enough to ever go and try such a thing!

creed of reason

Wait, Does Anyone Really Think Milton Friedman Would Approve of This Utter Wreckage?

If we don’t wake up from the pipe dreams of ”Rational Expectations” and “Efficient Markets,” we can all kiss our collective ass goodbye.

London Riots 2011

The Arab Spring, the Israeli Summer, and the Fall of the Western World

What’s been happening in London over the last few days, and has been or will be happening in other places, I’m sure the reasons are too much care, too much education, and not enough security cameras.

The 44th President of the United States

We Just Made History, At This Very Moment

Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States.

Presidential Election 2008

Two Different Kinds of Stories

Yes we can 2008: Barrack Obama and John McCain music videos.

Presidential Election 2008

Storytelling: Eight Years in Two Clips

Change: The original Whassup? Budweiser commercial and the Wassup 2008 clip, both written and directed by Charles Stone III.

Presidential Election 2008

The History of the U.S. Presidential Tickets 2008 in Four Clever Pictures (With Slideshow)

The best “Presidential Tickets 2008″ variations from the Fark thread on the “Election Trains” theme.

Presidential Election 2008

The History of the U.S. Presidential Election 2008 in Two Easy Pictures

The History of the U.S. Presidential Election 2008 in Two Easy Pictures