FEUDALISM: You have two cows. Your lord takes some of the milk. PURE SOCIALISM: You have two cows. The government takes them and puts them in a barn with everyone else's cows. You have to take care of all of the cows. The government gives you as much milk as you need.
Internet, you’re either going to love or nitpick today’s comic. Please tell me which when you can, and feel free to note where we might have missed something. I will early on note that yes, there’s about a half dozen things that would have worked from the Harry Potter world, but we chose to keep it down to just one. EDIT: For part 2 of the timeline, click here . And now you can have the timeline in poster form! For only $15 plus shipping and handling, it’s a glossy 18 inch by 24 inch beast , combining parts 1 and 2 of the Timeline.
This post is in response to, and inspired by this fantastic article in the Guardian by Paul Carr . As Carr did in his piece, let’s just get this over and done with. Here are the things I’ve noticed about the UK in the past seven weeks. Please note that many of these are in jest, or at least are written with a love for all three countries I’ve lived in. There’s no need for the irate comments, emails or tweets I’ve received over the past few weeks (since this became popular on StumbleUpon again). Calm down, Internet peoples.