Archive for the ‘Humor’ Category

The Saturday Night Live solution to high medical bills

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

I have an audio file of a 1992 Saturday Night Live skit in which Dana Carvey plays Ross Perot discussing some of his proposals to save the United States from financial ruin. One of the many funny passages goes: Let's take the issue of waste. You know, I find it fascinating ...

Broken windows in Vancouver

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Tim Andrews impersonates Alex Jones

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Even though nobody who reads this page cares about or even knows about the Regular Guys, an Atlanta morning radio show, you might still get a kick out of Tim Andrews's impersonation of Alex Jones of His impersonations are one of the reasons he's my favorite Regular Guy. This ...

Comedian Larry Miller on politicians

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

Larry Miller, of Ten Things I Hate About You and general stand-up comedy fame, was interviewed on the Regular Guys show, the Atlanta morning radio show that I used to listen to in college and still listen to online regularly. Among other things, they got to talking about government and ...

‘V’ as anti-Obama social commentary?

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

Comic of the day

Friday, October 30th, 2009

This is three years old, but it is today's comic in my Dilbert page-a-day calendar. It's so appropriate for the real world of internet debating in general and political debates in particular.

Damn dams

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

Your humor du jour, from my friend's Facebook page, one of my four libertarian friends in the world: this funny email exchange between an environmental bureaucrat and an innocent citizen.

Greatest. Bumper sticker. EVER.

Monday, May 4th, 2009

With semicolony goodness.

Austrian business cycle theory in action

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009

The comments in this thread were pretty funny. In response to the video of half-built homes being demolished so that the building company could cut its losses in post-inflationary-boom California, commenter RWW said: A commenter in the YouTube thread says: wouldn't destroying homes help the housing market? the banks can take the ...

Cost of freedom at all-time high

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

My Onion page-a-day calendar contained this news-in-brief article a couple days ago: WASHINGTON, DC—According to a report released Monday, the cost of American freedom has soared from its previous 1779 high of bravery, sacrifice, fighting for what's right, and 25,071 human lives, up to a record bravery, sacrifice, fighting for what's ...

Quote of the day

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

From bumbling idiot and Obama-worshipper Brad DeLong (page 12 of the linked article): Friedrich Hayek and Joseph Schumpeter led those "Austrian" economists who tried to build theories in which government attempts to cure recession caused more harm than good. Behind Hoover and Hayek stands the figure of Karl Marx, who critiqued ...

Obama’s inaugural address

Saturday, January 10th, 2009

Slate magazine and have partnered to create the People's Inaugural Address, in which anyone can register and contribute their own sentences, paragraphs, or entire speeches, and about a week from now the highest-rated speech gets published by Slate as the true "people's" inauguration speech. This is how Slate describes ...