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What a Hell of a Way to Die

Jul 16, 2020

No, we’re not Grover Norquist. Far from it -- we want to raise taxes on the rich and to eliminate all the absurd loopholes, never mind the ridiculous levels of pain that everyday taxpayers go through in the US. But, what do we get for our taxes? If this recent meltdown has taught us anything, it can be boiled down to one thing: cops (for this argument, the troops are also lumped in with cops).

As an example we discuss a recent story that explains how the US spent $14.4 million on one specific tracking system for the Afghan military. Except it requires electricity and internet access. Whoops! (source:

This week’s bonus is another DadChat. It’s priced at the $1 tier and features a discussion between Nate and Francis on the topic of cooking, gardening, bad British weather, and much more. Get it here:


*SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT* We now have a storefront to sell the patches, buttons, and magnets that we also give out as flair for our $10 tier. Buy some sweet gear here:

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