Posts tagged "gambling"

Neo Cons

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Neo Cons

This cartoon compares this blatant economic trickery to the “shell game” or cup-and-ball routine, both of which being sleight-of-hand used for centuries to con desperate or unsuspecting dupes out of money by presenting them with what appears to be a simple gambling game which is in fact impossible to win…

Trump Card

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Trump Card

As I mentioned in the previous update, I was trying to come up with something on Donald Trump, who, laughably, is among the top-polling possible candidates for President as rated by Republicans

One-Armed Bandits

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

One-Armed Bandits

I was examining some gas pumps at a Costco, and it struck me that they looked sort of like slot machines. I thought the visual would be clever, and the metaphor would be an appropriate and funny way of describing the consumer’s relationship with oil speculators…

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