Yep, the world is fucking goofy!
When you get a chance to take a break from it, sit down and watch this reflective essay from the honorable Bill Moyers.
...and then you should watch this piece about the economics of the world by reading Naomi Klein's award-winning THE SHOCK DOCTRINE: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. I recommend you purchase it, but you can now read it online.
Here, too, is a preview of the book.
...and just so you don't off yourself, I want you to know that you can get your daily dose of satire for free.