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Is it time to bring back irreverent humor?

Have you ever heard of shuttle jokes? Shortly after the Challenger disaster in January 1986, a bunch of jokes started circulating about it. Here is the least offensive of them: “Why does NASA drink Pepsi? Because they can’t get 7-Up.” Why would people joke about something as horrible as the death of seven astronauts? Or the …

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What do you contribute to society?

It would be easy to write off Tom Perkins and his $1 in taxes paid = 1 vote idea. It would be easy to dismiss him as an entitled elitist who would be among the first to get his head chopped off in the next peasant revolt. However, he raises an interesting question: How do …

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