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Pull Up A Chair, Kids

It seems we can’t get through a decade without at least once having former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg remind us that, as a billionaire, he’s as entitled as anyone to buy the presidency of the United States. And here he is again, declaring that he’s two thinks from declaring candidacy and riding to … Continue reading

Isolated, Starving and Losing Hope

The Iowa Caucus spectacle started with snarky humor and, by Monday night, will probably end in horror (if it hasn’t already).  And the whole thing could have been prevented. It started on a high comedy note. While the candidates were getting the lay of the cornfields, the UK Parliament was devoting three full hours to … Continue reading

Arizona Senator Finally Proves That Nobody Gives a Shit

Some people have a knack for making every problem they find just a little bit worse. Senator John Kavanagh of Arizona has  turned that knack into a science. There’s no problem so big that he can’t make it bigger, from police violence and sexual identity to medicinal marijuana and environmental clutter. Get to know him … Continue reading

One Answer, and All is Explained

      “The trouble ain’t that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain’t distributed right.” ~Mark Twain Enjoy tonight’s GOP debate. We recommend a bowl of Jolly Time Blast-o-Butter Microwave Popcorn to go with it.      

Define “Inevitable”

    In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made Donald Trump. (h/t Mark Twain)      

One Voice

This week in 1954, the U.S. Senate voted 67 to 22 in favor to “condemn” paranoid, communist-hunting Senator Joseph McCarthy for “conduct that tends to bring the Senate into dishonor and disrepute.” Because the resolution used the seemingly unenforceable term condemn rather than censure, McCarthy’s supporters on the Senate floor erupted into laughter. Within moments, … Continue reading

Bang Bang Update

Thanksgiving weekend seems like a weird time to bring up something morbid, but maybe there’s no better time of the year to memorialize all the Americans who can’t say thanks this year because of guns. Especially after today’s shootings in Colorado. Today’s shootings started at a Planned Parenthood center, and, even though there were armed … Continue reading

We’ve Replaced Your Wife With Folgers Crystals

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” ~Albert Einstein Everything indicated that the American divorce rate would drop after the invention of Folgers Crystals. Research indicates, however, that in the early 1960s, when these commercials were introduced, divorce was at its lowest rate of the decade.  Over … Continue reading

Rick Perry, Bang Bang

Rick Perry’s brain said yesterday that the recent movie theater massacre pretty much proves that “no gun zones” are a dangerous thing. We wish the victims of the 204 mass shootings (so far this year) could hear that. Heck, for that matter, all the 7,248 people killed by guns since January. And maybe even the … Continue reading

Send in the Clowns

In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made Ted Cruz. (h/t Mark Twain) ***

Christmas with the Conservatives

We looked into our Magic 8 Ball and asked what swell gifts we’re going to miss out on this Christmas — since we don’t have any conservative friends who will give us any. Here’s what we saw. ***

Can You Pass This Grand Jury Screening Test?

You may have seen our favorite (if not-so-shocking) headline this week: 100 Brains Missing in Texas! Those brains have apparently since been accounted for. We doubt, however, that anyone found them on a grand jury. Not if that grand jury was deciding the fate of any white police officer who killed an unarmed black man. … Continue reading

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