Trump Innocent – Yes, Innocent – of Latest Accusations

(Arlington, VA — October 4, 2016) – The words “Donald Trump” and “innocent” have likely never been used in the same sentence since the GOP presidential candidate from New York declared his candidacy on June 16, 2015. There’s a first time for everything. Squirrelhead Donald was accused of belittling psychological disorders – specifically, the mental…

Politicians Energized on Star Trek‘s Golden Anniversary

(San Francisco, CA — September 8, 2016) – Science fiction fans around the world today celebrated the 50th anniversary of Star Trek. They also used it as an opportunity to reflect upon just how far we have to go to achieve [Star Trek creator] Gene Roddenberry’s positive vision of the future. “Star Trek promotes hope…

Hijack a Plane Like an Egyptian

(Larnaca, Cyprus — March 29, 2016) – A hijacking of an Egyptian airliner ended today with no injuries when the hijacker surrendered to Cypriot authorities. The hijacker, Egyptian Seif Eldin Mustafa, told the pilot of EgyptAir Flight MS 181 that he was wearing a suicide belt and threatened to detonate it unless the Cairo-bound EgyptAir…

A Negated New Year’s for Gaza

(Gaza City, Palestinian Territories — January 1, 2016) – Palestinians in the Gaza Strip were banned from celebrating the start of 2016 by their fanatical Islamic Fundamentalist overlords. Which century the rulers are living in is a matter for debate. Hamas, the Islamic Fundamentalist terrorist organization that took control of Gaza in 2006 issued the…

McCarthyisn’t the Next Speaker

(Washington, DC — October 8, 2015) – Representative Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) unexpectedly withdrew his name from contention as the next Speaker of the House today, throwing both the House and Congressional Republicans into a vortex of utter confusion – even for them – and forcing a postponement on the previously-scheduled leadership election. “The leadership election…

Latest Metro Service Interruption Not a Shock to Many

(Washington, DC — May 11, 2015) – Metro’s latest tale may have a different arc, but in the end it’s the same old story. This morning’s commute became more of a nightmare than usual as smoke once again filled several tunnels in Washington, DC’s 39-year-old subway system. Another “electrical arcing event” caused major delays on…

Baltimore Burning

(Baltimore, MD — April 28, 2015) – Baltimore yesterday endured its worst episode of rioting since 1968, leading Governor Larry Hogan (R-MD) to call out the National Guard as property damage and injuries mounted. This seems to be the latest take on “Mourning in America.” As the crowd dispersed from the funeral of Freddie Gray…