No, Really, He Looks Like One

In the comments to my post about Goat Simulater, Iowa Jim [High Praise!] said:

“I’m tempted by the possibility of being a goat, unlike Paul Krugman, who just looks like one (Hat tip: Frank J)”

Which is a reference to Frank’s post about How to Stop Secrets From Leaking, wherein he said:

“When the leaker brings the documents to the New York Times, then you grab him because you secretly shipped everyone there to Gitmo and replaced them with doubles (Paul Krugman is a goat in a suit)”

Oddly, when you search “Paul Krugman Goat” in Google Images, nothing comes up. Nevertheless, here’s the proof if you need it.

Paul Krugman:

Paul Krugman’s Doppelg√∂ter:

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I’ve Become Cynical Enough to Believe That Obama Has This Conversation Frequently and Verbatim

[High Praise! to Hot Air]


[Selina Meyer – Let’s meet the public] (Viewer #4,488)

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Close Your Eyes

John Boehner commented on President Obama’s inattention to Iraq, saying “now what’s the president doing? Taking a nap!”

No… he’s letting the country we freed be put to sleep.

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Amazing Indeed

[High Praise! to Freedom Is Just Another Word]

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Link of the Day: Could This Be the Greatest Video Game Ever? No.

Rock Simulator 2014

Probably never get past the parody stage, but it’s fun to talk about. My favorite comment from the forum discussion:

I know this is still a development build, but I’m rather concerned about the obvious lack of rocks of color in your game. Far too often games will only represent one, usually granite, and if there is more than one, they’re stereotyped in the worst ways (Igneous is found in other places than just volcanoes, devs!). I’m not asking you or any of your expansive team to end rockism. All I ask is that rocks of all types have a chance at equal representation in video games. I don’t think that’s too much to ask, but here we are.

[Think you have a link that’s IMAO-worthy? Send it to harvolson@gmail.com. If I use your link, you will receive High Praise! (assuming you remember to put your name in the email)]

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Wisdom of the Day: God Pot Poison Condor Edna Star Transformers Banana Jihadi

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Might As Well, at This Point

A trade group sued the city of Seattle seeking to block a hike in the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

So… if the case goes all the way to the Supreme Court, will John Roberts declare wages taxes?

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Obama Warned Us – Winner

You could win a free trip to Chicago this summer. Here’s how: http://ofa.bo/gyq

@BarackObama

1) Be dead
2) Promise to vote

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Straight Line of the Day: The Border Patrol Found a “Cheat Sheet” of Things to Say if You’re Caught Sneaking Across the Border…

Works like this: I feed you Moon Nukers a straight line, and you hit me with a punch line in the comments.

The Border Patrol found a “cheat sheet” of things to say if you’re caught sneaking across the border…

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Let Your Right Brain Run Free

Adam Bellow, one of the creators of Liberty Island, has the cover story in the latest issue of National Review talking about the case for a counterculture revolution (which I get to be a part of by getting my novel published).

BTW, still pushing for the first goal in Liberty Island’s PubSlush campaign. Give and get a reward if you haven’t yet, and pass on to anyone you think might be interested. And the cover image is currently being worked on for my novel, Superego. Can’t wait to see it and share it with you. It better be awesome, because the novel is awesome. Because I wrote it.

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