Trimming the Fat

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Are you sick of choices?  Are too many options starting to get you down?  Do you find yourself staring at menus in disbelief for hours on end because you just can’t make up your mind?  If this sounds like you, then you are in luck.  The great city of New York and its wonder-Mayor Michael [...]

Spin Doctor Pat Robertson Explains Tornadoes

Spin Doctor Pat Robertson Explains Tornados

Tornadoes are serious business. And with the recent deadly outbreaks of tornadoes it’s no wonder that people are searching for answers as to why this has happened. In a new segment for the 700 Club “Pat Robertson Explains Tornadoes,” Don from Illinois asked Robertson, “Why did God send the tornadoes?” Robertson had this to say: God [...]

“Bad Economy Is Helping Fat Kids Lose Weight” Says NY Mayor Bloomberg

Mayor Bloomberg: "Bad Economy Is Helping Fat Kids Lose Weight"

Finally some good news to come out of New York City Schools. According to New York City mayor, Michael Bloomberg, childhood obesity rates have declined over the past five years. The Center for Disease Control reports that obesity rates of school-aged children has dropped from 21.9 to 20.7 percent. We asked a CDC spokesperson to [...]

Conan O’Brien Attacks Defense of Marriage: Team Coco Declares War

Conan O'Brien officiates gay wedding on his show

  The sanctity of marriage is under attack in this nation, just like our children are waging a war on obesity and the 99% are going all “class war” on the 1%. The slippery slope that defenders of straight marriage warned us about has happened; a comedian just wed a gay couple. Now if that [...]

Bloomberg Not Buying into Sales Rhetoric of Taxis He’s Buying

Bloomberg Not Buying Sales Rhetoric of Taxis He’s Buying

“You can take comfort knowing the MV-1 was built like a truck: strong and dependable,” reads the sales text on the website of VPG Autos, the Indiana-based makers of the MV-1 Taxi – New York’s new wheelchair accessible Taxi of “the Meantime.” And Mayor Michael Bloomberg ain’t buying it! The language, that is. He totally [...]

Anthony Weiner Claims Lewd Tweet Was a Hack Prank

Anthony Weiner Claims Lude Tweet Was a Hack Prank

Anthony Weiner has been on the defensive since a lewd tweet surfaced on Friday of an unidentified man and directed at a 21-year-old female college student from Seattle named Gennette Cordova. Weiner claims the tweet came from someone who hacked into his Twitter account. He has hired a lawyer to explore “civil or criminal actions” in response to the incident, which he has refered to as a “prank.”

Douchebag of the Day – Michael Heick of East Amherst, New York

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“Bomb Making Next Driveway” reads the sign that Michael Heick of East Amherst, New York placed on his lawn in reference to the Jaffarya Islamic Center of Niagara Frontier…

Stephen Colbert on a Soup Can?

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Apparently there are some odd happenings going on in the Big Apple lately. Large posters of what looks to be Campbell’s Soup cans are appearing in rather conspicuous places such as public mailboxes and the walls of private businesses on what would ordinarily be a typical New York city street. But upon closer inspection these aren’t Campbell’s Soup cans at all.

Wells Fargo Flash Mob — Times Square

Wells Fargo Flash Mob — Times Square

Not only have the banks ruined our economy but now they’re trying to ruin all our fun as well. Wells Fargo/Wachovia just recently released a video of their "Wells Fargo Flash Mob — Times Square" in New York City in which it’s obvious that they paid a large group of professional dancers, singers and musicians to show up in Times Square and perform for the crowd. Nothing about the stunt however is anything like a flash mob, nor will it erase in the minds of America what the banks and Wachovia did to millions of homeowners.

Jon Stewart Campaigns for Pirates

Jon Stewart Campaigns for Pirates

Just when you thought the waters were safe, it turns out that pirates are making a comeback with the help of Daily Show host Jon Stewart.