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Some Claim That the Study of Stupidity is Called “Monology.”

… or “Journalism.” In case you were too bombed on St. Patrick’s Day, here are the headlines you missed for March 17, 2017. ***

Aunt Betty Says VOTE

“To err is human, but to really screw things up takes a Republican.” -Aunt Betty’s Almanac

The Lost Hillary Campaign Commercial

If Hillary actually responded to the number of emails that have reportedly been screened by the FBI, then she would have spent 8.56 hours per day answering each email in less than one second. That’s probably why she forgot to approve this campaign video that we uncovered.

What the Hell is Bible Math?

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, there are approximately 57 million American kids in elementary schools. Shooters have killed 0.00012% of them in the last three years. But during that same time, 0.011% of other kids have been taught Bible math; 0.26% of them have been sent to jail and 9% of them … Continue reading

Eat Your Vegetables

This week in 1981 Ronald Regan announced that ketchup could be counted as a vegetable in school lunch programs. Remember when that was all it took to make Republicans look weird? ***

A Brief History of Voting

History 101: This week in 1957, Republican President Eisenhower signed into law the first civil rights bill to pass Congress since Reconstruction, designed to give all citizens the right to vote. Today’s Republicans deny it. And the protest signs from that era remain the same. ***

A Lesson in Standing Tall

“A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward.” -Franklin Roosevelt, who was stricken with polio on this day in 1921. ***

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

History 101: Sedition

History 101: Congress passed the short-lived Sedition Act on this day in 1798, making it illegal to spread malicious, false or scandalous rumors about the government. Not surprisingly, 25 Republicans were promptly arrested for sedition. ***

Some Friendly Advice

Note to the newly sworn-in Republican Congressional majority: This month in 1914, Henry Ford introduced a minimum wage that equals $14/hr in today’s dollars. As he put it, “A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.”   ***

The Week in Politics

WAITING FOR THE THIRD DOT Everything you need to know about last week’s politics for this week’s cocktail party. They say it takes “three points on a graph” to spot a trend. For example, if you spent $2 for a beer yesterday and $5 on a beer today and put that on a graph, it … Continue reading

Marriott Just Fired an Employee Because She’s a Democrat

(**Update on this article can be seen here.) HERE’S THE DEAL Marriott fired a long-term employee, a Democrat, because she’s running for a seat on her local county commission. And it just so happens that Marriott supports her Republican opponent. Let’s tell Marriott where we stand on punishment-for-politics. Here’s one way: If you have a … Continue reading

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