The Nacilbupera Guzzle

Whoever examines with attention the history of the dearths and famines … will find, I believe, that a dearth never has arisen from any combination among the inland dealers in corn, nor from any other cause but a real scarcity, occasioned sometimes perhaps, and in some particular places, by the waste of war, but in by far the greatest number of cases by the fault of the seasons; and that a famine has never arisen from any other cause but the violence of government attempting, by improper means, to remedy the inconveniences of a dearth. (Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations IV.5.44)

Friday, January 15, 2010

How to Vent Your Political Frustrations

Nacilbupera’s father relates a story back in the day they would take sand and fill those postage-paid envelopes and mail them back to the sender, thereby causing the sender to pay the return postage.

In modern day as a Gmail user, Nacilbupera gets a sponsored advertising link at the top of the Gmail screen. Google searches your email to find terms which match advertisers who want to pay for the advertising. These past months, we have been getting a lot of “Bob Bennett for Senate” links and yet to receive a single ad from any of the others in the race (Bailout Bob got a ton load money from A to Z companies including banks he voted to bail out!)

Yet we actually find the links useful. Typically part—even betimes a majority--of the cost borne to those advertising is based on the number of clicks received. When we find ourselves particularly frustrated with Bennett, a great way to vent is only a click away! We click. Hmmm. Ten-cents goes bye-bye from the campaign coffers. We click again and again and again knowing that every click counts!

This week we also got some Martha Coakley sponsored links as well…click, click, click, click! You get the picture. We bet it’s almost as fun as mailing sand in those prepaid envelopes…and certainly as therapeutic!

3 comments:

DK001 said...

This is one of the funniest blog posts I have read in a long time!

RightKlik said...

Wow! Very clever. Love it!

nacilbupera said...

DK001 & RK: Thanks and keep up the great work patriots!