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Ripping the Headlines Today, 6/15/15

Jun 152015
 By , June 15, 2015

Making fun of the headlines today, so you don’t have to

The news doesn’t need to be complicated and confusing; that’s what any new release from Microsoft is for.  And, as in the case with anything from Microsoft, to keep the news from worrying our pretty little heads over, remember something new and equally indecipherable will come out soon.

Really all you need to do is follow one simple rule: barely pay attention and jump to conclusions.  So, here are some headlines today and my first thoughts:

Headlines Today, rachel dolezalSpokane NAACP President’s Mom says daughter pretending to be black

Looks like in Spokane, ‘Orange Spray Tan is the New Black.’

Malaysia Airlines jet makes emergency landing in Australia

Seems it’s now news whenever a Malaysian Airliner actually lands.

Scalia commencement speech: Humans have ‘been around for, at least, some 5,000 years’

In fairness, it was a happy birthday shout out to the other members of the Supreme Court.

Box Office: ‘Jurassic World’ crushes

So, you can go see ‘Jurassic World’ to see a movie about dinosaurs come to life. Or, you can just stay home and watch FOX News.

Jerry Seinfeld: ‘Today’s college students are too PC to get comedy’

Looking forward to Jerry’s new web show, ‘Comedians in Cars Yelling at College Kids to ‘Hey, Get Off My Lawn.’’

Rick Santorum finds only one voter waiting at Iowa campaign event, warns her about gay marriage

And, just to be safe, not to order rainbow trout.

‘Flintstones’ theme park up for sale in Arizona

Some politicians in Arizona consider it a futuristic park.

G7 warns Russia of more sanctions, pledges climate action

Also, asks for people to not scream ‘Bingo’ when someone says ‘G7.’

Obama attempts to mend relationship with Germany at G7 summit

After listening to Merkel’s cell phone, NSA reports it’s working.

New era in physics as world’s biggest particle smasher cranks up

While the world’s most smashed person remains Charlie Sheen.

Kim Kardashian says she has a major surprise ready for Kanye’s Birthday

Kanye, hope it doesn’t involve appearing on Maury Povich.

A car registered to Patriots’ linebacker Brandon Spikes was found abandoned

They knew it was a Patriots’ car cause the tires were deflated.

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt fly coach on Air France with their kids

Surprised they didn’t need more than one plane.

Reporters evacuated by Secret Service from White House press briefing room

Guessing the Secret Service saw there was no booze or hookers.

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