Politics

Political parodies and humor with common sense at the core

How You Can Make a Difference in The Food Waste Fiasco

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By Rob Greenfield Let me throw some statistics at you. We throw away 165 billion dollars worth of food every year in America. 40% of all food in America is tossed out.  1 in 5 children goes without a meal on a fairly common basis.  50 million Americans lack food on their plate.   These…

Aaron Rush Hicks and The Great Clowntroversy of 2014

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According to Wikipedia, black face is  “a form of theatrical makeup used by white performers to represent a black person.” In normal parlor parlance, we can say that blackface, with few exceptions, is always offensive, is always in bad taste, and will always be interpreted as racist. Without digging too deep, we can say that those…

Her Life On Paper

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From Travel Write Sing I had never heard my grandpa sob before. His shaking hands grasped for the first time a book of my grandmother’s selected poetry, Her Life On Paper: Poems of Survival. Most people will remember Super Bowl XLVIII as the day the Seahawks trounced a dismantled Bronco’s team. My grandpa will remember it as…

Bushwick Poetry Release Party!

Buswick Poetry

(Bushwick, New York City) – On Thursday September, 26th at 7:45 PM, Molasses Books will host the release party of the anthology Bushwick Poetry published through RabbleRouseTheWorld Books. The collection features poems from 16 writers living in the neighborhood of Bushwick, New York. From Coney Island’s freak show performer, Aaron Rush Hicks, to Linda Penny,…

How To Steal From a Movie Theater

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Dear Movie Lovers, my sole purpose in writing this is to give you a leg up in the world today. Going to see flicks can quickly deplete your wallet, so I’ve come up with some ways to lighten the load. AKA, here’s how you rip off your local multiplex. I’m going to tap into the…

The Man Almost Drank Fifty Beers!

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North Dakota hero drinks almost 50 beers By Mary Maguire Armstrong  North Dakota has become known mostly for oil, corn, and not being South Dakota. However, growing up here has given me a unique perspective on life. The small towns scattered throughout the state are their own little worlds, filled with farmers, ranchers- people who…

How to Survive Your First Year at Miskatonic University

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Welcome, freshmen! Welcome to orientation! Welcome to the seething depths of madness and mental torment—I mean the best dang college in New England! You’ve got a long, fulfilling academic career ahead of you. Under the gambrel roofs and cyclopean architecture of the historic city of Arkham, on the banks of the blood-besotted—beautiful, I mean—Miskatonic River,…

Statue of Liberty Dos

Statue of Liberty Dos

In a stand supporting immigration reform, the Obama Administration announced the construction of a shocking monument yesterday, which is set to stand directly on the border of El Paso, Texas and Mexico. The monument, a close replication of the Statue of Liberty, has been proclaimed to be a major push towards immigration reform, Democrats stated.…

How News Really Works

Couldn’t find the origonal source, but from the Face Books. People in the media often complain about politics, without acknowledges that how the media has changed in what and how it covers shares a lot of the blame for the way politics works today, giving people what they want instead of what they need isn’t…

Rick Santorum Vows to Continue Saying ‘Totally Crazy Shit’

Baton Rouge, Louisiana– After his recent primary victories in Kansas, Mississippi, and Alabama, Rick Santorum renewed the pledge he’s made to his supporters since his campaign begin, “I am going to continue to say totally messed up, crazy shit.” “The conservative base has spoken,” Santorum proclaimed to a cheering crowd at a campaign stop in…

After Obama Press Conference, Republicans Announce Unconditional Support for Iran’s Nuclear Program

Washington, D.C. – Following a press conference from President Obama, where the commander-in-chief stated that nothing was off the table in regard to stopping Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, Republican leaders have surprised many Washington insiders by abruptly announcing their support for Iran’s nuclear weapons program. “After carefully reviewing the situation, we believe that Iran,…

Tao Te Ching 2: NINE

Hello my students. It’s me, Lao Tzu. Though it has been many years since I have updated my classic work the Tao Te Ching, it is time for me to write a new version for our modern times.  In the coming weeks I will be rewriting and releasing all 81 sections.  Please pay careful attention…