Political Economies: Explained Using Cows
China: You have two cows. The government takes both cows and shoots you.
Iraq: You have two cows. They end up in Guantanamo Bay, but receive excellent medical care.
India: You have two cows. You worship them.
Poland: You have two bulls. You get killed trying to milk them.
Russia: You have two cows. You drink vodka and see four cows.
Argentina: You have two cows. Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner takes the milk and export it. She taxes you 44%, leaving you without enough money to cover production costs. Too bad! On the plus side Cristina is able to pay for Botox injections and pays off some political cronies.
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