Ripping the Headlines Today, 4/20/15

Ripping the Headlines Today, 4/20/15
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 doesn’t need to be complicated and confusing; that’s what any new release from Microsoft is … Read more

Secret Service: Clear and Present Wager

Secret Service: Clear and Present Wager
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.

Secret Service director wants ‘fake’ White House to train agents Joseph ‘Joe Joe’ Clancy, the new head of the party-loving Secret Service, has just asked Congress to spend … Read more

Hillary: The Not-So-‘Chosen One’

Hillary: The Not-So-‘Chosen One’
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An interview with Hillary Clinton, the presumed next Democratic candidate for president Even though former First Lady Hillary Clinton has not officially announced her candidacy, her recent speaking … Read more

Hashtag Diplomacy: Solving the World’s Problems with a Good Tweet

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Tweeting announced as the president’s new favorite diplomacy tool Location: White House Press Briefing Room Mr. Earnest: Welcome everyone.  I’m Josh Earnest, White House Press Secretary.  Please take … Read more

Hillary Clinton: ‘Broke After White House’; Tammy Faye Bakker Defends from Beyond Grave

Hillary Clinton: ‘Broke After White House’; Tammy Faye Bakker Defends from Beyond Grave
Michael was born in South Africa at the height of the apartheid era He quickly became involved in the underground resistance movement, knew Nelson Mandela and other prominent revolutionaries, some of whom later moved into privileged positions formerly occupied by whites. After several exciting escapes, he was forced to flee the country in disguise. He successfully made his way to the UK and gained his PhD at Cambridge on a university scholarship, He then pursued the dualcareer of college professor and social revolutionary, provoking academic and political mayhemwherever he went. Having thus failed miserably at both politics and education, he now cynically rails like Diogenes at the foibles of mankind in bitter satires and faintly subtly edgy political cartoons. History will, however absolve him. In 2006 he discovered a new Shakespeare play, but it's going to take a new generation to acknowledge it. Check out his website, Editorial and Political Cartoons.

Hillary Clinton’s claim that she and Bill left the White House “dead broke” has evoked a storm of sympathy. Hillary Clinton’s claim in an interview with Diane Sawyer … Read more

7.5 Million Sign Up for Health Care; Coincidentally, 6 Million Share Biden’s IP Address

7.5 Million Sign Up for Health Care; Coincidentally, 6 Million Share Biden’s IP Address
Jeff Boldt is an English teacher living in China and the writer and editor of Iron E-News, a website dedicated to that ever-abiding alternate bizarro world -- at times all too closely mirroring our own.

Joe Biden deflects praise for amazing health care numbers, saying, “It was nothing, really.” Of the 230 million people over the age of 18 living in America, approximately … Read more

The State of the ‘Wish List’ Address

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A re-imagined State of the Union address… “Mr. Speaker, the President of the United States!” [Applause, some eye-rolling, a few palpitating hearts] “Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members … Read more

Romney Tries New ‘Hermit Crab’ Strategy

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‘It’s kind of like Bain,’ says Romney, ‘hollow out and move in’ Failing to succeed with a snail strategy, Gov. Mitt Romney has resorted to acting like a … Read more

The Romneys Tour Presidential Bunker, Are Appalled at Condition

The Romneys Tour Presidential Bunker, Are Appalled at Condition
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.

With Mitt & Ann Romney in the White House, a Presidential Bunker extreme makeover would be in order As the elections draw near, word has it that Ann … Read more

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