Friday, March 08, 2013

Frivolous Friday: Not so frivolous edition

Supposedly from a game called "Kleptocracy," posted on Facebook by The Other 98%. If the game really exists, I'd sure like to see it.

And here's a likely use for all the optimistic headlines about surging stock prices and so forth.

Clay Bennett cartoon, originally from the Chattanooga Times Free Press.

I know, I know, class warfare is supposed to be the exclusive domain of the wild-eyed leftists. But sometimes... just sometimes... I think it must be the next "Good War."

Dilbert cartoon, by Scott Adams, from March 4, 2013.  Obtained from Yahoo! Comics.

But, OK, you say, enough. We are reminded often enough of how desperately we are clinging to the underside of the middle class. Even if these examples are humorous, you say, is there nothing else that you found amusing this week and care to share?

Well, today's Pearls Before Swine, by Stephan Pastis, is pretty amusing, in a too-close-to-home way.

Even though Rat is probably right about the time savings to be realized from shunning the Internet, I do hope you'll keep coming back here. Cut out the New York Times instead....


sari said...


I just wanted to let you know your email is spamming my yahoo email. You might want to change your password.


The Curmudgeon said...

Thanks, Sari, I just found out about it. Password changed -- for the second time in a few months.