The Pirates of Oklahoma have set sail, in the landlubber sense! A new political party in Oklahoma is organizing in some apparent sympathy with, if not direct allegiance to, Sweden’s Pirate Party that a year ago got into big legal hot water for open file-sharing.
Imagine that a predominantly European-American organization set up a club in downtown Chicago in which children were taught to dress up in blackface and imitate African-Americans. Imagine that this group then asked Congress to help expand its facilities by giving it part of what had been public park. The equivalent of that is what happened yesterday, only instead of mocking African-Americans, the Boy Scouts of America are mocking Native Americans.
How bad is the economy? State unemployment centers in Hawaii, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma and Washington are hiring large numbers of new workers… to meet the surge in demand for at their unemployment service centers.