Everything you need to understand or teach Parliament of Whores by P. J. O'Rourke.
Parliament of Whores is a critical look not only at American government, but at the concept of government itself. O'Rourke argues that the U.S. government is irreparably broken, benefiting the undeserving at the expense of the American taxpayer. In O'Rourke's view, a functional society lies in the hopes and dreams of individuals, as facilitated by a self-correcting free market. O'Rourke holds that when government interferes in economics, people are stifled and freedoms are compromised.
O'Rourke begins by depicting the U.S. government as directionless, subject to the arbitrary whims of public opinion. Nevertheless, Americans find its complexities impenetrable and boring. O'Rourke suggests that the government has become similar to the English monarchy of the American Revolution, with the government even failing to follow the laws of its own Constitution. O'Rourke suggests that American government has become so problematic that it must be stopped entirely.
O'Rourke, disgusted by...
Parliament of Whores: A Lone Humorist Attempts to Explain the Entire U.S. Government Lesson Plans contain 132 pages of teaching material, including: