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Funny story: Study finds homeless people took home £3 million in bonuses last year

Study finds homeless people took home £3 million in bonuses last year

Research has found that many of the UK's homeless people are more well-off than previously thought. Despite collecting just pennies in their day job filling our streets, some them took home as much as £3 million in their end of year bonuses. "Man...
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Funny story: Nation's Homeless Aspire to Become as 'Dead Broke' as Clintons

Nation's Homeless Aspire to Become as 'Dead Broke' as Clintons

Atlanta - By now, it's become public knowledge that the Clintons have had a tough life these past twenty years. The struggle they have faced as multimillionaires is well documented and admirable. The ability to "pull oneself up by their bootst...
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Funny story: GOP to Impoverished Americans: Just Stop Being Poor Already!

GOP to Impoverished Americans: Just Stop Being Poor Already!

Detroit, MI - Dedicated to re-branding their image in time for the 2014 mid-term elections, a select group of House Republicans traveled to scenic downtown Detroit, touting a new message of prosperity for the masses. The core of the new plan? Just st...
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Funny story: Hope for Sufferers from Crazy Uncle Syndrome

Hope for Sufferers from Crazy Uncle Syndrome

Dateline: NEW YORK--Leo Cornwallis belongs to roughly the third of modern male siblings that suffer from Crazy Uncle Syndrome, according to the Sociological Index of Abnormality. But Leo and a growing number of others like him have sought to mitigate...
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Funny story: A Christmas Letter from Bono

A Christmas Letter from Bono

Dear All, Once again this year I have singlehandedly saved the world on many occasions. I was able to stop people being in poverty and get myself a nice new hat. I have also found the cure to AIDS, HIV and Cancer so I will be saving all of those people next year. I would like to thank my friends in the Irish and British governments who looked the other way when I put all my money through a D...
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Funny story: Conservative Conference Special

Conservative Conference Special

Please be advised that this story has been withdrawn due it not toeing the line with the fantasy that everything in the Britain is all lovely and rosy. Please be advised that any story about the Conservative Party Conference must first be checked...
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Funny story: Whole Foods Go Ghetto

Whole Foods Go Ghetto

On Wednesday, a manufacturer of "Whole Foods" announced that it plans to build a store in the poorest and most dangerous section of Chicago. The Englewood neighborhood, 10 miles south of downtown, experienced a 40% increase in homicides last year...
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Funny story: People "too poor to commit crime"

People "too poor to commit crime"

While government sources applauded the 7% drop in crime last year, charities and social welfare groups warned that the drop is nothing to do with people being better behaved but is entirely due to the fact that people are too poor to commit crimes.
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Funny story: Dog-Doo Quietly Picked Up Next To Dead Homeless Man

Dog-Doo Quietly Picked Up Next To Dead Homeless Man

Responsible pet owner Brentson Whitman, 32, quietly and carefully fulfilled the social contract to care for the waste deposited by his three year old Jack Russell Terrier "Oscar Wilde" by delicately and silently removing the small coil of doggy-doo...
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Funny story: IRS preparing rules to mandate weekly WAL*MART shopping list

IRS preparing rules to mandate weekly WAL*MART shopping list

Washington DC - Ms. Inelay Ancerday, spokeswoman for the IRS, told TheSpoof.com today that in addition to taxpayers K, L, and M having to purchase $20,000.00 of health insurance from the approved cartel, all families of one or more people will be req...
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Funny story: Republicans Vote to Eliminate Poverty Line

Republicans Vote to Eliminate Poverty Line

In a historic vote today House Republicans lead by John Boner voted to eliminate the artificial poverty line. Typically the poverty rate is considered to be "on average" in the U.S. (and it varies from state to state) $11,440, for one person living a...
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Funny story: Cameron declares war on poverty

Cameron declares war on poverty

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has made a speech at a UN meeting in Liberia, in which he has said that he would like to start a war on poverty. Other attendees at the meeting were mildly disturbed at the announcement, and there were concerns about e...
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Funny story: "Humbug Sir!"

"Humbug Sir!"

In the time honoured traditions of Charles Dickens and Dickensian Britain the Royal Mail is launching a scheme designed to make sending this year's greeting cards more affordable to those on lower incomes, in other words, the entire population! Eb...
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Funny story: Government U Turn on listening to the Public

Government U Turn on listening to the Public

In August of 2011 David Cameron said that the government would listen to the almost 2m people who signed a petition against road pricing. Just over a year later the government announce plans to introduce rode pricing by 2015. "Look we had to prete...
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Funny story: Tougal McDougal: The Horrors of Poverty

Tougal McDougal: The Horrors of Poverty

Helloo, this is the Reverend Tougal McDougal of the Prophylactic Church of Scotland in Kirkintilloch. I'd like to talk to you today about poverty. Poverty can be a terrible blight on a community. Recently in Kirkintilloch we've had a problem with tramps. They come over to the kirk, dressed in rags, drunk aff their tits, sleeping in the grounds. It's quite hard to tell them apart from the local...
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Funny story: Stocks Surge on World's Clean Slate

Stocks Surge on World's Clean Slate

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. and European stocks advanced as world leaders decided on Monday to cancel all world debts to start economies over with a clean slate. The concept of countries cancelling their world debt has been popular among those who s...
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Funny story: Selected Nottingham News for W/E 5th August 2012 + comments

Selected Nottingham News for W/E 5th August 2012 + comments

Monday 30th July 2012 Topic: Crime - Assault - Stabbing "Two more teenagers arrested over West Bridgford stabbing" Source: This is Nottingham Extract: Two more teenagers have been arrested in connection with a stabbing of a 17-year-old boy at a party in West Bridgford yesterday. The two 15-year-old boys will be interviewed by officers today. Police were called to reports of a dis...
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Funny story: Nottingham News for W/E 7th July 2012 - with comments

Nottingham News for W/E 7th July 2012 - with comments

Monday 2nd July 2012 Topic: NHS waiting time - QMC - City Hospital "Waiting times at Nottingham hospitals up by 82%" Source: Nottingham Post Extract: THE number of patients waiting longer than four hours in Nottingham's only accident and emergency unit has almost doubled in the past year. Figures show that 10,831 patients were kept waiting for more than four hours in 2011-12 - a ris...
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Fire Brigade Called To Shopping Mall Bathroom As Hand Drier Pins Woman To Ceiling

A new generation of super-powerful hand driers were criticised yesterday after a woman was blown to the ceiling while drying her face. The Dison Mk.2 Tornado driers were being recalled yesterday.
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