By Danny Tyree Columnist’s note: Let’s get the “But seriously folks…” disclaimer out of the way first. This column’s satirical tone is an exercise in “whistling past the graveyard.” Asphyxiation “games” are deadly serious. Parents … Read more Mom, Dad: The “Choking Game” Must Be Stopped
Parks are a tangible expression of America’s democratic ideals “Sorry, we’re closed.” In one of the saddest signs of the times, this message is popping up all across the country, as governors and legislators are … Read more By Axing Parks, Politicos Are Stealing the People’s Property
By Danny Tyree According to the “New York Post,” a school district in Bay Shore, New York has left a lot of observers cold, by joining other schools (in St. Louis and South Orange, New … Read more Childhood Obesity, George Orwell and You
By Will Durst What you need to play: Four taxpayers: One white, Wall Street type in full suit and yellow power tie (MBA Guy); two ordinary folks sporting jeans, one in blue work shirt, other … Read more Barack H. Obama 2012 State of the Union Drinking Game
President Obama wrote Iran’s leader a letter proposing direct talks on the Straits of Hormuz. He’s willing to be photographed meeting with Iran’s leader. Obama’s decided he can beat Romney so easily he’s going to … Read more Fun with the News: Gingrich’s Laundry & More
What planet does presidential wannabe Rick Santorum live on? When it comes to grasping the situation of America’s hard-hit workaday majority, this sweater-vested ultra-right-winger is further out than Pluto. In a recent debate, Santorum assailed … Read more Americas Class Divide
By Danny Tyree Maybe the news left you yawning over your nutritious breakfast, but it shouldn’t. Every American has a stake in the fact that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the … Read more USDA Cuts: Gentlemen, Start Your Salmonella?
By Will Durst Surely you’re longing to hear some scathingly humorous remarks concerning the New Hampshire primary. And it would be our honor to relate a few pithily amusing jibes about 2012’s primary Primary. Only, … Read more Southern-Fried Vultures
Tightwad appreciates your help in keeping us from bankruptcy by paying extra to sit in an aisle seat or to actually travel with luggage. While waiting to board your flight today, please study this menu … Read more Thanks for Flying Tightwad Airlines!
Oh, to be in Afghanistan again, when the poppies are in bloom! If you need a symbol of how America’s decade-long war is going in this faraway land, look no farther than the beautiful fields … Read more Afghanistan forever. And ever. And ever.