Corporations Win Olympic Gold in ‘Downhill Ethical Backflip’

National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of the book, "Swim Against The Current: Even A Dead Fish Can Go With The Flow," Jim Hightower has spent three decades battling the Powers That Be on behalf of the Powers That Ought To Be - consumers, working families, environmentalists, small businesses, and just-plain-folks.

Twice elected Texas Agriculture Commissioner, Hightower is a modern-day Johnny Appleseed, spreading the message of progressive populism all across the American grassroots.

He broadcasts daily radio commentaries that are carried in more than 150 commercial and public stations and on the web.
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The collective ethical backflip has been quite impressive: from the high ethical bar of human rights into the pits of crass, unprincipled commercialism. By far the top team … Read more

Ripping the Headlines Today, 8/3/21

Ripping the Headlines Today, 8/3/21
Paul Lander is not sure which he is proudest of -- winning the Noble Peace Prize or sending Congolese gynecologist Dr. Denis Mukwege to accept it on his behalf, bringing to light the plight of African women in war-torn countries. In his non-daydreaming hours, Paul has written for Weekly Humorist, National Lampoon, American Bystander, Huff Post Comedy, McSweeney's, Bombeck Writers Workshop Blog and the Humor Times, written and/or produced for multiple TV shows and written standup material that's been performed on Maher, The Daily Show, Colbert, Kimmel, etc. Now, on to Paul's time-commanding Special Forces in Khandahar… (See all of Paul's "Ripping the Headlines Today" columns here.)
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Making fun of the headlines today, so you don’t have to The news, even that about Rudy Giuliani’s dick pics, doesn’t need to be complicated and confusing; that’s … Read more

Japan Reveals Plans for Spectacular Additions to Olympics

Japan Reveals Plans for Spectacular Additions to Olympics
Diane de Anda is a third generation Latina and retired UCLA professor. Tired of cranking out technical articles in a "publish or perish" atmosphere, she now spends most of her time writing adult fiction, children's books, parody, and satire.Her weapon of choice is the limerick, aimed with humor and a touch of malice at society's icons, celebrities, politicians, and other irritating folk.
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Spectacular surprise additions considered for some events to make sure that records were broken. Olympic Committee Objects Japan was so disappointed with the limitations the pandemic placed on … Read more

Super Bowl LIII Update: Sneak Preview of NFL Official Sponsors

Super Bowl LIII Update: Sneak Preview of NFL Official Sponsors
Howard Zaharoff reads (a lot), writes (mostly humor), teaches (occasionally) and practices law (doesn't everyone?). He is the author of "Stump Your Lawyer!" (Chronicle 2007), and his work has appeared in The Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal, Amazing Stories, Computerworld, The Journal of Irreproducible Results, The Annals of Improbable Research and the books Growing Up Jewish (Penguin 1987) and Sex As a Heap of Malfunctioning Rubble (and Further Improbabilities) (Workman 1993), among other places.

Memorandum: Super Bowl LIII – Consider a Wider Range of Official Suppliers Date: January 12, 2019 From: NFL Properties, Committee on Suppliers and Sponsors To: National Football League … Read more

A Few Predictions for 2018

The New York Times says Emmy-nominated comedian and writer Will Durst “is quite possibly the best political satirist working in the country today.” The Humor Times says "Durst is the Sage of Satire, the Learned Lampooner, the King of Political Satire!" Check his website for upcoming stand-up performance dates. Will's books, including Elect to Laugh! A Hilarious, Common Sense Guide to American Politics are available at Amazon and better bookstores all over this great land of ours. From Ulysses Press.
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Let us forecast a few of the fabulous events in store for 2018. Time for a few choice words for the not-so-dearly departed year of 2017. And those … Read more

Olympics Dealt a Blow by Pokémon Go

Olympics Dealt a Blow by Pokémon Go
John Glynn is an Irishman, a lover of Guinness and a
potato connoisseur. An expert in the area of mediocrity, he one day hopes to own a decent coffee maker and visit SeaWorld Orlando.

The new Pokémon Go smart phone app is jeopardizing one of the year’s biggest events — the Olympic Games. Unless you have been in a coma for the … Read more

‘Super Bacteria’ to Enter Rio Olympics: Could ‘Eliminate the Competition’

‘Super Bacteria’ to Enter Rio Olympics: Could ‘Eliminate the Competition’
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The Humor Times founder/publisher/editor/writer may wear a lot of hats, but he likes it that way. Still, his favorite job is writing fake news articles. He is also a musician and songwriter, who plays guitar, mandolin and harmonica, with several CDs to his credit.
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Analysts say that the population of super bacteria is so strong in the area, they could be the “last organisms standing,” taking the Gold in all watersport events. … Read more

Michael Phelps Announces Comeback and “Bong-ercise” Exercise Book, DVD

Michael Phelps Announces Comeback and “Bong-ercise” Exercise Book, DVD
Paul Lander is not sure which he is proudest of -- winning the Noble Peace Prize or sending Congolese gynecologist Dr. Denis Mukwege to accept it on his behalf, bringing to light the plight of African women in war-torn countries. In his non-daydreaming hours, Paul has written for Weekly Humorist, National Lampoon, American Bystander, Huff Post Comedy, McSweeney's, Bombeck Writers Workshop Blog and the Humor Times, written and/or produced for multiple TV shows and written standup material that's been performed on Maher, The Daily Show, Colbert, Kimmel, etc. Now, on to Paul's time-commanding Special Forces in Khandahar… (See all of Paul's "Ripping the Headlines Today" columns here.)
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Michael Phelps hopes “Bong-ercise” makes a big splash 22-time Olympic medal winner Michael Phelps made a big splash today announcing his comeback to competitive swimming. One of the … Read more

Vladimir Putin Wins First Gold Medal of the Olympics

Vladimir Putin Wins First Gold Medal of the Olympics
P. Beckert's is one voice vying for frequency room at the top of the opinion dial.Angered and bewildered by many of today’s events, P. Beckert uses humor as a tool to fightan onslaught of stupidity and ignorance that seems to permeate the airwaves and pollute the sensitivities of a once-brilliant nation. If you like her posts, become a follower and leave a comment. And don't forget to share on Facebook, Twitter and other social accounts! Syndicated from her I Said Laugh, Dammit blog.

The Olympics can now proceed, says Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin, well-known around the world for his affinity for winning at all costs, won the very first gold … Read more

Competing for the Olympic Vote

Competing for the Olympic Vote
Ben Krull is a Family Law attorney in New York and a freelance writer. His essays have appeared in The New York Times, Baltimore Sun, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and other publications.
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In Olympic Presidential Bloviating, competition is fierce Fresh off his trip abroad, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney accused President Obama of undermining America’s competitiveness in Olympic … Read more

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