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Where Would We Be Without Refugees?

Immigration and migration are, historically, the first line of defense against poverty and starvation. For those facing unsurmountable odds, being a refugee is the first line of defense against being murdered. Continue reading

Fact Check: Would this really help?

4 to 7 billion trees are cut down every year, according to IntactForests Organization. According to Worldometers, there have been 44 million deaths this year. So as catchy as this meme is, it would take 159 years to replenish one year’s worth of deforestation. And there’s another problem. 28% of trees are cut down for … Continue reading

Well, Anyone Can Slip up in the Rain

Of course, he didn’t mean airports. He meant his Martian colony on the moon, meaning Mars,  where there’s a colony because a flag is planted there, and he put it there, of course, to scare the Redcoats. Or were they Bluecoats?

Divine Knew Trash When She Saw It

Divine knew trash when she saw it. This photo was likely taken in the 1980s, and flashes a little shade toward two of New York City’s least loved couples – Donald and Ivana Trump. It astounded us, and many other New Yorkers, that a known con artist, liar, and aficionado of exploitation would be taken … Continue reading

This Trumpian Horror Story Will Freak You Out

Fear, ghouls, terror. Forget it. Nothing on Halloween is more frightening than this visit to an unsuspecting Western town by a man named Trump — a litigious narcissist who warns the town of its complete extinction. He proclaims that he, and only he, can save the townsfolk by building a … well, building a wall … Continue reading

What was up with Aretha Franklin’s fur coat at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors?

Aretha Franklin, Marion Anderson, Eleanor Roosevelt and the Politics of Mink. Continue reading

Kiddie Sworn

We published this article about two years ago, and — unfortunately — it seems time to do it again. Children of immigrants being abused by the state is not new. (Keep in mind that references to time are from 2016. Continue reading

Quantum Physics Will Get a Trump Supporter off Your Back

If you plan to visit New York City, there are several rules to follow: don’t stop to check your cell phone when you get to the top of the subway stairs; crosswalk lights are really just suggestions; and never under any circumstances walk into a bar and flaunt that you’re a Trump supporter — because … Continue reading

Anal Visitors

According to The Kansas City Star, hotel and motel tourist revenue has gone up $73 million. Continue reading

Send in the Clown

Take a moment from harsh reality and sing along a nonsense song with our commander-in-chief. Continue reading

Ready for “Laugh and Get Rich Day”?

Mix all this together. DACA is equal to $28 billion in your checking and savings account. CHIP is your $17 billion medical bill. You still have $11 billion in your piggy bank after you pay the medical bill, and that’s enough to pay for the first few inches of Trump’s wall. Continue reading

Remembering a True New Yorker on 9/11

It might not sound that important, but back then, there was a feeling that terrorists not only took away our skyline and businesses and families, but that maybe they had stolen what Americans always rely on to survive a crisis: our sense of humor.
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