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June 10th, 2012

Sight Gag: Your Tax Dollars At Work

Posted by Lucaites in sight gags

Credit: PSI.web.org

 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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