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"We'll be paying for the prairie, the forests, and the streams with this credit card, which is just as good as—if not better than—trinkets."
Tags:slang, cowboy, cowboys, cow boy, cow boys, wild west, west, western, westerns, old west, wild wild west, horseback, bronco, broncos, horses, horse, pony, pony express, ye olde, modern, modern life, modernity, yehaw, cowboy hat, hat, 10 gallon hat, ten gallon hat, pants, chaps, saloon, saloons, sheriff, sheriffs, deputy, deputies, modern, modernity, finance, finances, credit, credit score, america, american, american history, native american, native americans, trinket, trinkets, plastic, culture, culture clash, clashed, clashes, play on words, word play
Tags:car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobiles, hood ornament, hood ornaments, bonnet ornament, bonnet ornaments, radiator cap, radiator caps, military, iwo jima, marine, marines, war memorial, war memorials, united states marine corps war memorial, iwo jima memorial, buy american, patriotic, patriotism, united states, us, u.s., united states of america, usa, u.s.a., america, american, politics, government, governments, consumerism, retail
Shop called "Drink'n'Smoke'n'Shoot" with a sign in their front window that reads "A.T.F. Approved".
Tags:front window, front windows, display window, display windows, storefront, storefronts, sign, signs, signage, bar, bars, pub, pubs, drink, drinks, drinking, drinking alcohol, alcohol, alcoholic, liquor, booze, smoke, smoking, smoker, smokers, bad habit, bad habits, shooting, weapon, weapons, firearm, firearms, gun, guns, gun control, firearms regulation, gun violence, bureau of alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives, atf, a.t.f., united states, us, u.s., united states of america, usa, u.s.a., america, american, americans, government, governments, politics, bureaucracy, approved, approval, consumerism
"We've thought and thought, but we're at a loss about what to call ourselves. Any ideas?"
Tags:history, historical, america, american, discovery, discovers, nina, pinta, santa maria, colombus, columbus, voyage, voyages, indian, indians, american indians, native american, american indian, native americans, new world, colonists, colonialism, colonial expansion, colonial, sarcasm, sarcastic, mistake, cherokee, navajo, apache, amerindians, indigenous, indigenous americans, europe, european arrogance, defined, racism, misunderstood, misunderstanding
Desert Island Empty Except For Nixon Sign
Tags:nixon, elect, election, elections, time, time passing, passing, shipwrecked, shipwreck, priority, priorities, prioritise, prioritize, marooned, maroon, maroons, castaway, ship wreck, ship wrecked, politics, american politics, american, america, united states, politicians, political figure, political figures, government, reference, history, modern history, modern life, behind the times, sign, signs, support, supporter, supports, supporting, signage
"Gimme a break. Being driven out of Ireland was the best thing that ever happened to you."
Tags:saint patrick, st. patrick, irish, ireland, irish immigrant, irish immigrants, america, american, st. patrick's day, st. patricks day, snake, snakes, drove the snakes out of ireland, saint, saints, miracle, miracles, miraculous, immigrant, immigrants, immigrant story, immigrant stories, tale, tales, story, stories
United States of America
"Good news - there are almost as many billionaires in China as in the U.S."
Tags:china, chinese farmer, billionaires, us, billionaire, chinese economy, chinese economics, rich, riches, wealth, wealthy, chinese farmers, good news, america, american, americans, american economy, american economics, wealth gap, poverty gap, population, chinese population, 1 percent, the 1 percent
"That's the statue of Do What Your Mother Tells You."
"Henceforth, let us set aside this date as a day of thanksgiving!"
Tags:thanksgiving, thanksgiving day, native american, native americans, indian, indians, indian tribe, indian tribes, american indian, american indians, pilgrim, pilgrims, blessing, blessings, genocide, genocides, genocidal, miracle, miracles, colonizer, colonizers, colonization, imperialist, imperialists, imperialism, westerner, westerners, western invasion, western invasions, culture clash, culture clashes, perspective shift, perspective shifts, america, united states
"It's a great country–just don't get sick."
Tags:slang, cowboy, cowboys, cow boy, cow boys, wild west, west, western, westerns, old west, wild wild west, horseback, horses, horse, pony, pony express, ye olde, modern, modern life, modernity, yehaw, cowboy hat, hat, 10 gallon hat, ten gallon hat, saloon, saloons, sheriff, sheriffs, deputy, deputies, medical, medicare, healthcare, health care, united states, america, american, pill, pills, prescription, skeleton, skeletons, death, dead, die, died
Beltway Car Pool"Under the proposal, regional 'health alliances'—essentially, giant insurance-buying pools—would collect money from employers and individuals and in return offer them a variety of competing health plans. A national health board would control the alliances' budgets and prevent them from raising insurance premiums over a certain amount. Cool!"
Tags:politics, politician, politicians, government, governments, capitol hill, washington, washington d.c., congress, house of representatives, representative, representatives, congressman, congressmen, senate, senator, senators, federal, united states, us, u.s., united states of america, usa, u.s.a., america, american, inside the beltway, beltway, american politics, business, healthcare, health care, insurance, health insurance, medical insurance, medicaid, medicare, obamacare, national health board, insurer, insurers, risk pool, risk pool, money, health plan, health plans, health alliance, health alliances, proposal, proposals, insurance premium, insurance premiums, kid, kids, child, children, explanation, explaining, carpool, carpools, car pool, car pools, carpooling, word play, wordplay
Operation Desert StormThe Desk Accessories
Tags:military, desert storm, operation, operations, united states, us, u.s., united states of america, usa, u.s.a., america, american, desk, desks, desk accessory, desk accessories, stationery, gulf war, first gulf war, kuwait, iraq, saudi arabia, missile, missiles, weapon, weapons, general, generals, war, wars, conflict, conflicts, george h.w. bush, president bush, bush sr., bush senior
The Las Vegas Oddsmakers
Tags:steal, stealing, stealing base, base, stealing the base, las vegas, vegas, baseball, baseball game, expansion team, expansion teams, sports, competitive sports, america, american, region, regions, regional, gambling, gambler, gamblers, casino, casinos, sleaze, sleazy, sleazeball, creep, creeps, scam, scamming, scammer, scammed, scams, con, con artist, conned, cons, play on words, word play, word-play, fix, fixed, fixed game
"Hey, look! A congressman!"
Tags:politics, politician, politicians, government, governments, capitol hill, washington, washington d.c., congress, house of representatives, representative, representatives, congressman, congressmen, senate, senator, senators, candidate, candidates, united states, us, u.s., united states of america, usa, u.s.a., america, american, architecture, neoclassical, art, hard to spot, searching, spotting, finding, rare sighting, rare sightings, sighting, sightings
"If you pause for just a beat before 'and the home of the brave,' it helps to sell the bit."
Tags:animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, seal, seals, circus, circuses, trick, tricks, horn, horns, playing, music, musical instrument, musical instruments, national anthem, national anthems, united states, us, u.s., united states of america, usa, u.s.a., america, american, advice, advising, performer, performers, performing
"Sometimes I think I'd serve the nation better at the approach to Kennedy International."
Tags:uncle sam, statue of liberty, lady liberty, liberty enlightening the world, united states, us, u.s., united states of america, usa, u.s.a., america, american, american symbol, american symbols, personification, serving the nation, john f. kennedy international airport, kennedy international, airport, airports, immigration, immigrant, immigrants, welcoming, travel, air travel, modern life
Sign at a border crossing saying "Welcome to the U.S.A. - We'll put M&M's in anything!"
Tags:usa, u.s.a., us, u.s., united states, united states of america, america, american, americans, border, borders, border crossing, border crossings, border control, border controls, border security, security, immigration, customs, sign, signs, signage, food, snack, snacks, candy, candies, chocolate, chocolates, welcome to, sweet tooth, unhealthy food, unhealthy foods, big eater, big eaters
"I'll take one in every color."
Tags:celebrity culture, culture clash, orphan, orphans, orphanage, kid, kids, adopt, adopting, adoption, america, modern life, modern world, consumerism, consumerist, alienation, alienated, modern dystopia, dystopia, social issues, unethical, dark tourism, immoral, color, colour, fashions, fashionable, fashion, clothes, shopping, shop, retail, shopper, shopaholic, upper class, class divide, fame, wealth, vice
"Still Undecided Political Blocs"
Tags:politics, political, politically, politician, politicians, elect, elected, election, elections, campaign, campaigning, campaigns, campaigner, campaigners, chief, chiefs, clash, culture clash, culture clashes, clashed, clashing, stereotype, stereotypes, voter, vote, votes, voters, example, examples, bloc, blocs, absurd, political bloc, political blocs, church, churches, church and state, pro-war, oil men, christian, texas, texan, american, america, american politics, trust-funded, trust-fund, gun, guns, enthusiast, enthusiasts, cross, cross over, crossover, cross-over
"How much would it cost if I don't take classes but just live in a dorm with a meal plan?"
Tags:college, college education, education, educate, class, classes, dorm, dorms, college lifestyle, lifestyle, millennials, millennial, modern life, modern world, dependent, dependant, dependance, dependence, student, students, finance, finances, loan, loans, debt, in debt, meal plan, meal plans, university, universities, college student, america, american
"Put simply, the mission is to discover a potential enemy who could justify our three-hundred-billion-dollar defense budget."
Tags:military, general, generals, armed forces, war, wars, battle, battles, soldier, soldiers, officer, officers, military spending, military budget, defense, defence, defense budget, defence budget, usa, united states, america, politics, politician, politicians, political, political leader, political leaders, government, governments, president, presidents
Gretchen encounters the mother of all SAT questions.
Tags:sat, exam, exams, test, tests, america, american, americans, reasoning, scholastic aptitude test, sophomore, sophomores, junior, juniors, senior, seniors, difficult, impossible, hard, question, questions, college, colleges, admission, admissions, testing, math, maths, mathematics, close to home
Uncle Sam, Lady Liberty and Lady Justice walk into a bar that is advertising a "Pursuit of Happiness Hour" in its front window.
Tags:bar, bars, pub, pubs, pursuit of happiness, happy hour, uncle sam, statue of liberty, lady liberty, liberty enlightening the world, lady justice, iustitia, justitia, united states, us, u.s., united states of america, usa, u.s.a., america, american symbol, american symbols, personification, drink, drinks, drinking, alcohol, alcoholic, liquor, booze, life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, declaration of independence, independence day, fourth of july, 4th of july, rights, human rights, unalienable rights