Monthly Archives: March 2009

Abby Someone. Abby Who? Abby Normal.

Another fabulous entry in the “Are You Kidding?” sweepstakes, this one from Michael Barone, writing (apparently without irony) in the usually reputable US News & World Report: “This is similar but not identical to a point I’ve often made: that … Continue reading

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Are You Kidding? No, Really, Are You Kidding?

Today’s example of Are You Kidding? comes courtesy of a reader, Will, who pointed us to this letter (fourth one down) to the editor of The Sun News (Myrtle Beach, SC), which is reprinted in its entirety below. ________________________________________ LANGUAGE … Continue reading

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Chapter & Verse

Rep John Shimkus (R-IL) offers his opinion on global warming at the US House Subcommittee on Energy & Environment. By the way, this is the guy who thinks that a “compassionate monarchy” is the best form of government. [Props=Sullivan]

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The Importance of Spelling

Colombia’s security forces have foiled a plot by Marxists rebels to assassinate the country’s defense minister, in part because the guerrillas had misspelled “policia” on their repainted police motorbikes. Ten rebels had disguised themselves as policemen and painted two motorbikes … Continue reading

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Least Accurate Nostradamus Predictions

Throughout the ages, Nostradamus has been widely credited with predicting whatever the last major disaster was, from 9/11 to the rise of Hitler to the Great Lederhosen Crisis of 2012 (wait, that one is yet to come). But, to borrow … Continue reading

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The Further Adventures of Michele Bachmann, Currency Cop

Good Lord, how does this woman tie her shoes in the morning? After Tuesday’s idiocy during the Geithner/Bernanke testimony on Capital Hill, Rep Michele Bachmann (R-MN) managed to top herself in the pointlessness sweepstakes when she introduced a resolution that … Continue reading

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Twitter Cops

More from the jestlicious folks at LandlineTV.

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