For Education Secretary, Basic Math Adds Up to Cabinet Post

(Washington, DC — February 8, 2017) – With the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, sane Americans today attempted to come to grips with the death of the American public education system. Apparently, $200,000,000 in political donations does buy you something. On a 51-50 vote, the Senate confirmed Donald Trump’s (R-NY) Secretary of…

Politicians Rush to Refund Revenue from Racists

(St. Louis, MO — June 23, 2015) – Like bell-bottoms and Huckapoos, racism in politics is quickly going out of style. Or so one might like to believe. Following the mass-murder on June 17 of nine people by 21-year-old Dylann Storm Roof at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, SC, racism is once…

White House on Netanyahu Win: “Oy Vey!”

(Tel Aviv, Israel — March 20, 2015) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was re-elected Tuesday, pulling off an impressive come-from-behind victory. Many attributed the victory to Netanyahu’s political experience and savvy. But for others, the numbers simply don’t add up. Netanyahu trailed his opponent, Isaac Herzog, up until the evening before Election Day. Desperately…

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(Washington, DC — March 16, 2015) – “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” So said Senate candidate Abraham Lincoln on June 16, 1858. The reference was to America being divided as half-slave and half-free. Less than three years later, the country split in two and went to war to decide that very notion. Almost…