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June 10th, 2012

Sight Gag: Your Tax Dollars At Work

Posted by Lucaites in sight gags


 Sight Gags” is our weekly nod to the ironic, satiric, parodic, and carnivalesque performances that are an important part of a vibrant democratic public culture.  These “gags” may not always be funny or represent a familiar point of view, but they attempt to cut through the lies, hypocrisy, shamelessness, stupidity, complacency, and other vices of democratic life.  Of course, we invite you to comment … and to send us images that you think might deserve a laugh or at least a wry and rueful look by those who are thinking about the character of public life today.

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  1. on June 10th, 2012 at 8:36 am

    To some a missile is the same as a missal.

  2. on June 14th, 2012 at 4:46 am

    [...] The other day I ran across this graphic at No Caption Needed. [...]

  3. antagonist said,

    on June 16th, 2012 at 5:11 am

    Military is the only thing from those that are mentioned, that tax payers should pay for obligatory – the rest is something people should take care about by themselves, so it could be cheaper and of better quality.

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