Welcome To Our World, Hippies!

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

Liberals before legalization: “We just need to legalize weed and tax it, then we can pay for everything we want!” Liberals after legalization: “Omigod you guys, these taxes on weed are too high!”

And they probably STILL can’t figure out how taxes are bad for the economy.

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Chain of Heroes

A family of tourists that was on vacation in Panama City last weekend nearly suffered a horrible tragedy when the children became stuck out in the water. In an attempt to rescue them, the rest of the family swam out, but soon they all became caught in the rip current, 9 people in total. […]

Marilyn Says Be Safe Out There…

and nothing says “freedom” more than this:

Tumblr Dumblr: Ultimate Gender Confusion Edition

The older I get, the harder it is for me to remember that every new generation has to learn everything all over again through new eyes. Thus, sometimes the simplest stuff that has been obvious to me for decades can be downright confounding to millennials who came of age in a more “woke” era.

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Thursday Open Thread 

The last Cuyahoga River fire occurred on this date in 1969

Wilson's Ministry of Information

The Smithsonian has an interesting article about how Woodrow Wilson created what one journalist called “the nation’s first Ministry of Information” in order to spread propaganda and control the media during WWI:

In its crusade to “make the world safe for democracy,” the Wilson administration took immediate steps at home to curtail one of […]

Wednesday Open Thread 

Wisconsin billboard… Jan. 1980. 55 mph, Iran and Jimmy Carter… 

I Owe My Soul...

If you’ve never seen it, this excellent video from Iowahawk on the National Debt is a must-see on Tax Day. And bear in mind that he made it in 2011, before Obama doubled the debt.

What The King of YouTube’s Rise and Fall Can Teach Other Millennials

In my YouTubers You Should Be Watching post, I made brief mention of Felix Kjellberg aka PewDiePie, a hugely successful 27 year-old YouTuber from Sweden. How successful? He has the highest number of subscribers in YouTube history, currently at over 54 million and counting. If his viewers were a nation, they’d be the 27th […]

Tuesday Open Thread