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  • Sunday Funny…No Room for Jobless Benefits

    As the saying goes, “Laughter is the best medicine.” So with this little nugget in mind, every Sunday at The Inspired Economist, we will post a satirical cartoon or an item that’s just plain silly. Here’s to starting off your week on a lighter note… Created by David Horsey, political cartoonist More

  • When Local Meets Provincial (e.g. Short-sighted)

    Today’s New York Times has a brilliant report on the battle royalle being waged in the hipster-strewn streets of Portland, Oregon over the integrity, meaning and yes, swine-worthiness of local food. According to the Grey Lady, Portland chef Eric Bechard (top) dropped his gloves outside a bar after confronting an outsider chef (oh, the horror) […] More

  • Buy Solar. Get a Gun. Literally.

    Is this an irresponsible business strategy or brilliant marketing in disguise? What better way to get a gun-toting NRA member to go green? Give ’em a free firearm with a purchase of a 3kW+ solar system. That’s right… green power and fire power, now, go hand in hand thanks to the fine folks at Bland […] More

  • How Humor Helps Us Cope with the BP Oil Spill

    The world processes the Gulf Coast disaster the only way it knows how… through humor. There’s nothing funny about the oil spill in the Gulf, but a little levity every now and again doesn’t hurt. It seems we, as human beings, rely on humor to deal with tragic situations. Whether to vent our frustrations or […] More

  • Interview: Santa Admits Causing Global Warming

    In a report due to be released this Thursday in San Francisco, NASA scientists will reveal satellite imagery indicating that over 2 trillion tons of polar land ice has melted since 2003, we contacted the most famous polar resident to get his reaction. In the following exclusive pre-Christmas interview, Inspired Economist investigative reporter Ramsay Mameesh, […] More

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