Rush Limbaugh said today that he will leave the country if the health care reform bill passes. He said he'd go to Costa Rica, but if he's principled, he'll have to go somewhere else: Costa Rica has universal health coverage. Rush could have some real problems finding a place to live in the style to … Continue reading Limbaugh could be between a rock and a place with universal health care.
Once upon a time there was a Nation. This Nation was very much like all nations: some people were rich and some were poor, some educated and some ignorant, some wise and some foolish. As with all Nations, most of the people were well intentioned. There came a time when the Nation's economy was very, … Continue reading The Mostly Nice Nation and the Very Scary Person — A Cautionary Fairy Tale
Democrats in the House of Representatives have proposed a bill that would legislatively create a twenty-year period of “Post-Birth Fetal Development,” during which abortion would be completely illegal. Rep. Roberta Goldwaithe, the bill’s primary sponsor, thinks this is an idea whose time has come. “Neurologists have established that the human brain isn’t completely developed through … Continue reading Proposed Post-Birth Abortion Ban Could Shut Down Iraq War
A highly placed government software developer revealed today that Attorney General Alberto Gonzales is actually a sophisticated hologram. The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, joined the Gonzales project when the Attorney General was still in beta. Her team of programmers, many of whom had prior experience at various Hollywood special effects studios, are … Continue reading AG Gonzales Outed as Hologram
Dick Cheney’s jet, Air Force 2, was attacked by a suicide bomber, specifically a bird that threw itself into the right engine just before the jet's landing at O’Hare airstrip. No particular group of birds has claimed responsibility for the attack, though analysts believe the VP’s favorite prey -- farm-raised quail -- were involved. Cheney, unharmed but … Continue reading The Swiftian news
Germany — An enemy of the US during the early 1940’s. At that time, Germany was led by Adolf Hitler, a very bad man. America and its allies (including the USSR, led at the time by Joseph Stalin) fought and defeated Hitler. USSR — An enemy of the US during Cold War, from the mid-1940’s … Continue reading A Short Primer on Select Enemies of the United States
I recently had the opportunity to interview the Director of the Executive Non-Communications Office in Washington, D.C. It had been trying to contact ENCO for years, but they never returned my calls, so you can imagine my pleased surprise when I received the invitation. I arrived at the State Department HQ at the appointed time, … Continue reading Mum’s the Word