Bovine economics

I already know how to play the harmonica.

bluebird of bitterness

An oldie but goodie.

Feudalism: You have two cows. The lord of the manor takes some of the milk and all of the cream.

Socialism: You have two cows. Your neighbor has none. The government takes one of your cows and gives it to your neighbor. You’re both forced to join a cooperative where you have to teach your neighbor how to take care of his cow.

Anarchy: You have two cows. Either you sell the milk at a fair price, or your neighbors will kill you and take your cows.

Fascism: You have two cows. The government takes both of them, hires you to take care of them, and sells you the milk.

Communism: You have two cows. The government seizes both and promises you a share of the milk. You wait for your share, but the line is so long that the milk is spoiled by the time you get it.

Military Dictatorship: You…

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Background is in Media with a little History Major thrown in just to be annoying. View all posts by Mike

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