You have two cows – Congress

Here is a new “You have two cows….” CONGRESS: You have two cows. You milk them, drink the milk, then you borrow two buckets of milk from your neighbor, drink it all, give the two empty buckets to your grandkid and ask him to go fill them and give them back to your neighbor. For … Read more

“The seven stages of the office seeker”

“The seven stages of the office seeker,” by Edward Williams Clay (artist) and John Childs (lithographer). Image and text from the Library of Congress: A satire on patronage and corruption in New York State politics, based on the medieval theme, perpetuated in American folk art, of the “life and ages of man.” Here the seven … Read more

You have two cows – Indianism

Here is a new “You have two cows….” INDIANISM: You have two cows, that you revere. But they end up in Bangladesh as steaks. So you outlaw cattle exports, announce a cow-licensing system and issue cows with photo IDs. Unfortunately, many conclude that India can not stop this illegal moogration because “beef is very delicious.” … Read more

The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 27 (27th Amendment – Limiting Congressional Pay Increases)

The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 27 (Twenty-Seventh Amendment) Amendment XXVII. (Limiting Congressional Pay Increases) Originally proposed Sept. 25, 1789. Ratified May 7, 1992. No law, varying the compensation for the services of the Senators and Representatives, shall take effect, until an election of representatives shall have intervened.     The 27th Amendment Explained: … Read more

The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 9 (Ninth Amendment – Non-Enumerated Rights)

The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 9 (Amendments 1-10 are known as the Bill Of Rights) (9th Amendment) Amendment IX. (Non-Enumerated Rights) The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.     9th Amendment – Michael Badnarik Bill of Rights Class … Read more

The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 2 (Second Amendment – Right to Bear Arms)

The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 2 (Amendments 1-10 are known as the Bill Of Rights) (2nd Amendment) Amendment II. (Right to Bear Arms) A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.     Penn … Read more

You have two cows – additions from Patrick

Here are four new “You have two cows….” from Patrick in Woodinville, Washington DARWINISM: You have two cows. They develop opposable thumbs and milk you. DARWINISM (social): You have two cows. They evolve to a stronger species and exterminate all humans and lesser breeds of cow because they can’t produce as much milk. ALEXANDER POPE-ISM: … Read more

Communism and 2 cows…

COMMUNISM You have two cows. The government takes both of them and gives you part of the milk. COMMUNISM You have two cows. The government takes both cows. The government sells the milk in government stores. You can’t afford the milk. You wither away. COMMUNISM You have two cows. The state takes both, and gives … Read more

You have two cows – additions from Bill

Here are two new “You have two cows….” from Bill in Pittsburgh WIKIPEDIANISM: This cow is a heifer. You can help Wikipedia by milking it. WIKIPEDIANISM: These cows are temporarily protected from milking. Please resolve disputes on the talk page. Protection is not intended to express support of German or Polish cows. For more Two … Read more