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Old White Guy Magic Responsible for Obamacare Woes

Funny story: Old White Guy Magic Responsible for Obamacare Woes

As the President jetted to the West coast to refill the party's empty bags of cash before the 2014 election cycle, the White House unrolled a new and previously unheard explanation for the failure of the stumbling health care plan. "It has nothin...

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America the Weird - New Polls Probe Unusual Beliefs

Funny story: America the Weird - New Polls Probe Unusual Beliefs

The Washington Post recently cited a poll claiming that 55% of Americans believe that President Obama lied when he promised that people could keep their health plans. While this sounds ominous for the President, it is not, if one understands what Americans mean when they say they believe in something. A few examples, all true and taken from scientifically valid polls: 1.

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IRS Rules Out Misspeaking on Tax Returns

Funny story: IRS Rules Out Misspeaking on Tax Returns

In the wake of the recent NY Times editorial and a host of government officials insisting that the President "misspoke" on twenty nine separate occasions when he said, "If you like your health plan you can keep it, period, no matter what, end of sent...

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NY Times' Dowd Attacks Cheney Heart Donor

Funny story: NY Times' Dowd Attacks Cheney Heart Donor

While the rest of the US media is engaged in a vigorous debate about Obamacare and whether President Obama lied to the American people or merely fibbed, obfuscated, misdirected, hiccoughed, glitched or used the word "period," when he meant instead to...

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White House Admits Employing the Carney Automaton

Funny story: White House Admits Employing the Carney Automaton

Following weeks of heated rumors and speculation the White House issued a press release admitting that Presidential Apologist Jay Carney is not actually human, but is an early prototype of a new line of talking-points press robots. The discovery foll...

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Paul Krugman, Happy Days Are Here to Stay!

Funny story: Paul Krugman, Happy Days Are Here to Stay!

In a recent op-ed in the NY Times, Mr. Krugman, the irrepressible orphan Annie of macro economics, decried his loneliness, surrounded as he is by lunatics who continue to warn of the disastrous effects of the mounting debt crisis. Mr. Krugman, in th...

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Harry Reid Bites Boehner

Funny story: Harry Reid Bites Boehner

Harry Reid, the Democratic Senate Majority leader, recently delivered a series of blistering attacks from the Senate floor on his Republican colleagues. "They are anarchists," Reid was quoted as saying, "because they hate government. And hating gover...

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Obama Says, No More Mr. Nice Guy

Funny story: Obama Says, No More Mr. Nice Guy

"It has long been policy - not my policy, mind you, but the policy of the United States - that we do not negotiate with terrorists. And when Republicans act like terrorists, I won't negotiate with them. It's blackmail and terrorism and I wi...

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Obama Abolishes Congress, Will Rule by Executive Order

Funny story: Obama Abolishes Congress, Will Rule by Executive Order

The White House announced today that President Obama has issued an order suspending the representative branch of government. "The Congress is clearly not listening to reason or logic," the President said angrily, "and the Executive Branch cannot per...

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Obama Denies Plan to "Take Out" Conservatives

Funny story: Obama Denies Plan to "Take Out" Conservatives

Following the President's address to the Business Roundtable in which he blamed a mere handful of fanatical right wing Republicans for obstructing his sensible and practical proposals on a whole range of issues and thus preventing the solution of all...

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Obama Diagnosed with Severe Irony Deficiency

Funny story: Obama Diagnosed with Severe Irony Deficiency

According to confidential sources in the White House, the President is suspected to be suffering from a rare new disease that afflicts those who have risen to high places and affects the victim's ability to see his own behavior and actions as others...

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Obama Creates Chaos At Fort Belvoir Golf Club

Funny story: Obama Creates Chaos At Fort Belvoir Golf Club

The President and his large entourage created a mass confusion and significant resentment when after playing the first hole at the famed course he skipped to the third hole, bypassing other parties of golfers ahead of him. When asked by a pool r...

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To Bomb or Not to Bomb, That is the Question

Funny story: To Bomb or Not to Bomb, That is the Question

OBAMA: To bomb, or not to bomb--that is the question: Whether 'tis nobler in the press to suffer The accusations of outrageous inconsistency Or to send a shot across the bow of Syria And by shooting, make Assad "stop doing it." 'Tis a consummation devoutly to be wished. But to bomb and then perhaps to bomb again? Ay, there's the rub, For in that careless act what consequences may...

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Obama Double Underlines Syrian Red Line

Funny story: Obama Double Underlines Syrian Red Line

With the recent reports of yet another chemical attack by Syrian President Assad's forces on the rebels -- often described by the administration as "his own people," although it is not clear that he sees them that way - the pressure is on the Obama...

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Crap, Says Hillary, It's 3 a.m. Again

Funny story: Crap, Says Hillary, It's 3 a.m. Again

According to Hillary Clinton 2016 campaign workers gearing up for her nascent presidential run, the former First Lady and Secretary of State has already prepared her rebuttal to expected replays of the attack ad run against Barrack Obama in the run u...

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Broker Oversleeps, Wakes Up 25 Years Later with a Whopper

Funny story: Broker Oversleeps, Wakes Up 25 Years Later with a Whopper

By now everyone has seen the brokerage house commercial that begins with the wide-eyed confession by the firm's chief talking head, Ty Won On, that "it is clearly not the 80's and 90's any more!" For a long time analysts and potential customers h...

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Something Phony Happened on the Way to the Forum

Funny story: Something Phony Happened on the Way to the Forum

Following Mr. Obama's declaration that all of the controversies abounding in his second term are clumsy, manufactured, "phony," scandals dreamed up by Republicans, Rush Limbaugh returned the favor and accused the President of being a phony president.

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Why You Run, Top 10 Theories

Funny story: Why You Run, Top 10 Theories

Having some Facebook friends who are prone to remind me of their superior physical condition and fitness by recounting their long distance running accomplishments, I was driven to research this peculiar phenomenon of running, once reserved for desperate circumstances such as escaping an enemy or a hungry bear, but now indulged in as though exertion were cake and sweat were frosting. At least one...

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