As if the IRS wasn’t hated enough before, news has just broken out that the IRS has made an official apology for spending $60,000 on this ridiculous excuse for a Star Trek parody. That’s over $10 grand for each minute of video!
The officially commissioned video was made at an IRS studio in New Carrollton, Maryland, and was played during the opening of a training and leadership conference in 2010.
Obviously, viewers are outraged over the wasteful spending, not to mention how pathetic the parody came out for such a large budget.
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Nick Bertke is one of the most popular YouTube remix artist online today. Nearly all of his remixes have gone viral, such as his Fresh Prince remix. That remix, made entirely from the audio of the show, now stands with over 3 million views.
But recently, Nick, AKA Pogo, AKA Fagottron, has gotten himself into some trouble with US government officials. While touring the US, his ride accidentally left the country.
They quickly turned around, and tried to get back in, but then they ran into some bureaucratic trouble. Technically, his visa was the wrong kind and he was jailed for three weeks and banned from the country for ten years.
Politizane published this eye-opening infographic animation video back in November, but it has only gone viralviral over the past weekend. Now, it stands with over 1.5 million views, and is featured on Politix, MSNBC, and PolicyMic.
The narrator explains and shows with simple charts how the people think wealth is distributed, and how wealth actually is spread through society. The inequality is terribly dramatic.
While also promoting the White House Easter Egg Roll, President Obama dropped Kid President a line or two of inspiration to keep his spirits up. And gosh did it work! Wouldn’t you be excited to get a call from the POTUS?
Just over the weekend, the video has collected over 1.4 million hits!