Ripping the Headlines Today, 4/6/21

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:

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Opening day for Major League Baseball was April 1st — no fooling!

Play Ball! It’s opening day for Major League Baseball

… While, I’m guessing Rep. Matt Gaetz continues to prefer the minors.

New York’s 13% cannabis tax may be too high

… said people who may also be way too high…

Trump plans to launch a social network in ‘two to three months’

So, that’s just six to ten weeks after he releases his health care plan.

Obama’s 1st Transportation Secretary admits to hiding payment from Lebanese-Nigerian billionaire

So, that’s what my emailing Nigerian uncle was up to.

Adam Levine: Here’s why I won’t perform at Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton’s wedding

… uh, because everyone will have to turn their backs to you before you start performing?

Suu Kyi faces new charge under Myanmar’s secrets act; wireless internet suspended

No word if they’re also forcing her to use dial up and a dot matrix printer!

Over 100 fully vaccinated people contract COVID-19 in Washington State, officials say

On the upside, neighbor Bill Gates knows where they are to get them some help.

Biden’s dog has bathroom accident in White House hallway

Hmmm, if one of the Secret Service stepped in it he’d literally be on doody.

Suzanne Somers, 74, and Alan Hamel, 84, have sex ‘three times before noon’

That explains why the pool boy and housekeeper always look exhausted.

Big Pharma sold direct on eBay

Wondering … if drug companies are Big Pharma, and tech companies are Big Tech, then shouldn’t the footwear industry be known as Big Foot?

54% of Republicans said they believe the Capitol insurrection is getting too much attention

The rest of them have been told to remain silent, because anything they say can and will be used against them.

Your 90 days are up, Europe tells holiday home Britons

So, they answered Brexit with GetTheF$%kOutzit.

Matt Gaetz’s denial of relationship with minor confuses Tucker Carlson: “One of the weirdest interviews”

… Gaetz needs to think less about his freedom of speech and more about his right to remain silent …

NYPD officers can no longer search a vehicle due to the smell of marijuana alone, new memo says

… they also have to be able to provide nachos and chips…

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