Posts Tagged ‘satire’

June 13th, 2023 - 12:05 am § in Economics, Humor, Misc.

Boomers vs. Millennials

“Old age and treachery will overcome youth and skill every time.” Supposedly that’s an ancient Greek proverb. I don’t know if it is, but if it’s been around that long, there might be something to it. Anyway, there’s a common perception that old people are taking a[...]

May 6th, 2023 - 1:18 pm § in Humor, Law and Courts, Politics, Republicans

Ginni Thomas satire

From the New Yorker (here): NEW YORK (The Borowitz Report)—Capping several quarters of robust profit growth, Ginni Thomas has announced that she will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Investors are expected to snap up shares in Thomas, who is believed to be the first spouse of a Supreme Co[...]

May 1st, 2023 - 3:59 am § in Humor

Is it “art” if someone eats it?

It was a banana duct-taped to a wall (see photo at left). And it’s no more. “The student told the museum he ate it because he was hungry,” CNN reported (in a story here). If I duct-tape a banana to a wall, it’s a banana (and potentially food). If Italian artist Maurizio Catte[...]

April 25th, 2023 - 4:05 am § in Donald Trump, News Media

Rupert Murdoch’s last gasp?

It’s amazing Rupert Murdoch is still alive. Firing Tucker Carlson may be the only decent thing the 92-year-old has done in his entire long life, and as always, he did it for money. Rumor has it the old man got tired of the expensive lawsuits (to find out who the source is, click here). That&#[...]

April 14th, 2023 - 12:11 am § in Hypocrisy, Politics, Republicans

Term limits for thee, but not for me

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is sponsoring a bill that would limit U.S. senators to two 6-year terms (read story here). Except him. Under his bill, Cruz, 52, would have to retire in January 2036, when he’s 66. By then, he’ll have served five 6-year terms in the Senate. Term limits are a favorite[...]

March 16th, 2023 - 12:08 pm § in Politics, Republicans, Schools & Colleges

Flags of our fathers

Jay Collins (photo, right) is an American hero. A career Army sergeant and Green Beret, he returned to duty after losing a leg in combat (see his bio here). Collins, a Republican, was elected to Florida’s state senate in the state’s 2022 “red wave.” The first-termer is among [...]

March 11th, 2023 - 11:40 pm § in Humor

Jurassic kitty (video)

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February 10th, 2023 - 10:53 pm § in Politics, Republicans

Cher remastered (music video)

Okay, so you’re a Republican and don’t think it’s funny. Republicans have no sense of humor, especially when liberals are laughing at their expense. It’s a free country, they can do their own (although Cher might sue them if they do, but I doubt she’ll sue anybody for t[...]

February 10th, 2023 - 6:52 pm § in Humor

From now on, unidentified balloons will be SHOT DOWN!

This guy’s no fool; he’s got his ID with him, in case he gets pulled over by an F-16. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

December 2nd, 2022 - 1:54 pm § in Humor, Law and Courts, Politics, Republicans

Loren Culp’s crappy police work in child sex case settled for $275,000

A story in the Spokane Spokesman-Review in July 2020 reported (here), “In a long-running lawsuit, a woman accuses police and deputies in Ferry County of failing to properly investigate when she reported a pattern of rape and molestation spanning 12 years of her childhood. Among the defendants[...]