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Cults and Corporations: in our schools, and brainwashing our kids

Children, by their very nature, are stupid and easy to manipulate… which is why, over the years, we’ve seen corporations so aggressively pushing to increase their presence in our schools. It’s just good business. If you’re a company selling something like soda, it makes a lot more sense to target impressionable young kids with your […]

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Saluting the hard-working, soda-drinking little children of the mining district

If you follow this website, you know that, on occasion, I like to remind our Libertarian friends that there was a time in America’s not too distant past when we had children working, and often dying, in coal mines. It’s an ugly little part of our nation’s not so distant history, and, when confronted by […]

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You don’t have to be the Mystery Pooper to shit on Ypsilanti… You can be a corporation

When Adams Outdoor Advertising was lobbying the City for permission to place a digital billboard on the edge of town, facing 94, they said it would be a good thing for us. Not only would they be paying rent, they said, but we could use the massive billboard to positively promote the city to the […]

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Prepare to be eaten!

According to a report released today, strong evidence exists that the Voyager 1 probe, which left the Earth’s orbit 36 years ago, may have finally passed out of our solar system, and entered interstellar space. And, had I not recalled the fact Voyager 1 contains a map showing the way to 24-hour human flesh buffet […]

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The MarkMaynard.com Headers: an explanation

“So, what’s up with the headers?” It’s a question that I get asked quite a bit. So I thought that maybe it warranted a post… not just because I think that people should understand how the headers came about, but because I think the individual artists behind them deserve to be credited by name… Here’s […]

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