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Alan Greenspan is diluting your vodka!

Hit & Run points us to the webpage of the Capitalism Party. It’s young but bound to grow. (A single pledge, I imagine, would double its ranks.)

Head over there and click on “Money Story” for a dense (as in thick-headed) parable advocating the restoration of the Gold Standard by analogizing paper currency to bottles of vodka. Said parable even manages to implicate public education in the nefarious plot:

By now the governments reservoir was overflowing with vodka taken from each citizens bank account. So the chairman of the Vodka Reserve Bank and the secretary of the Treasure Department held a meeting to decide what to do with all that vodka.

These officials along with other government officials decided to put this vodka in bottles and use them to hire social intellectuals. Those social intellectuals would have the job of teaching the public that businessmen are greedy people . . .

The Capitalism Party and the OC would seem to have common goals: freer markets and stronger booze. But it’s a very broad spectrum indeed. Good luck to you, sir.

UPDATE: Also notable is his lengthy defense of Martha Stewart on “natural law” grounds, oddly entitled “Political Murder.” And you have to admire a guy who kicks off his manifesto with “Here Comes the Future.” How can you possibly contradict that statement?

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  2. bi says:

    I guess I’m a bit late in the game, but I just put up a page about a new party called the True Capitalism Party. :-B

  3. Timothy says:

    Texas has destroyed both me and my sense of humor, I should have first noted my chortle. Consider this a late-entry chortle, because it is quite hillarious.

  4. Danimal says:

    Er, yes, Tim. It was for their buffoonery that I brought them (him) up. You know, as humor. Everyone knows that targeting of monetary aggregates is inherently funny, right?

  5. Timothy says:

    Oh, and further, you can’t end inflation. Putz.

  6. Timothy says:

    These people are buffoons. Sure, let’s all go back to the completely debunked targeting of monetary aggregates. Maybe we can run on a fixed money supply too, because you know, the 30s were oh-so-prosperous.

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