Ripping the Headlines Today, 1/11/22

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

The news, even that about COVID on a cruise ship, 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:

cruise ship

Third Florida-based cruise ship has COVID outbreak

It’s like ‘Petri Dish’ is French for Cruise Ship.

2022 arrives with ice, snow, outages, and ‘bitterly cold’ temperatures

Personally, 2022 arrived with me trying to find a place that accepts checks, so I could get the year wrong. I’m old fashioned that way.

Man who targeted L.A. and O.C. Trader Joe’s in string of robberies gets 21 years in prison

Although his sentence was marked down from 42 years, the amount of time he’d have gotten for robbing the same items at a Whole Foods.

Pres. Biden arrives aboard Air Force One to a snowy Joint Base Andrews

Look for OAN to claim it was staged with ‘Crisis Snowflakes.’

Aaron Rodgers trending on Twitter

With all that Ivermectin, I thought he got traded to the Colts or Broncos.

Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle are engaged

Their vows will include: “Do you, Kimberly, promise to not bear witness against …”

Kevin Smith ran into daughter Harley Quinn at ‘the weed store’

Or, as it’s also known: ‘Bed, Bath and What Was That First Thing Again?’

Czech President appears inside a plexiglass box after testing positive for Covid to swear in new Prime Minister

Too bad the Czech Prez isn’t a mime … or that box would’ve been way cheaper.

Two Republicans showed up for 1/6 moment of silence

… Four, if you count Sinema and Mancin.

Discovery is coming in the Prince Andrew lawsuit — Including supposed proof he can’t sweat

Yeah, maybe, but there’s still a lot about him that still stinks.

Pope calls couples who choose pets over having children ‘selfish’

Says childless man who lives with even older childless man.

Tucker Carlson: Getting COVID “does feminize people. No one ever says that but it’s true”

Wait… what… then take the Vaxx,.  According to Cardi B’s cousin’s mailman, it causes one to grow giant balls!

Chuck Schumer says he was targeted on January 6 when a Capitol rioter spotted him and said: “There’s the big Jew. Let’s get him”

No word if his attacker was zapped by a Jewish Laser Beam.

C-Span ranked Trump 41 on the list of Presidents, only Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan, and Andrew Johnson were lower

…  and, if anyone deserves a recount it’s Pierce, Buchanan and Johnson …

Paul Lander
Latest posts by Paul Lander (see all)