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Top Ten Political Riddles

By at May 14, 2013 | 10:19 am | 0 Comment

Top Ten Political Riddles

10) Why can’t Republican pronounce Abu Ghraib but they can pronounce Benghazi? 9) Why can’t Democrats pronounce Benghazi but they can pronounce Abu Ghraib? 8) How can Congress pass laws exempting Congress from the laws it passes? 7) If Mitt Romney is bad for being rich is Bernie Madoff good for being broke? 6) Does […]

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Political , Satire

Ten Modern Plagues for Passover

By at April 4, 2013 | 12:22 pm | 0 Comment

Ten Modern Plagues for Passover

1. Water to Blood 7:19   And the LORD spake unto Moses, Say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and stretch out thine hand upon the waters of Egypt, upon their streams, upon their rivers, and upon their ponds, and upon all their pools of water, that they may become blood; and that there may be […]

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Marcellus Shale , Pennsylvania Issues , Political , Satire

Outsourcing America’s Health Care

By at January 25, 2012 | 8:13 am | 0 Comment

Outsourcing America’s Health Care

“Ola, Amigo! Pack your bags, we’re going to Mexico!” bubbled Dr. Franklin Peterson Comstock III, faux physician and money-maker. “Yeah, I could use a decent vacation,” I replied, figuring he’d pay for both of us since he had just set the world record for the most nose jobs in a 24-hour period. “What vacation?” he […]

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Ten Suggestions to Save Harrisburg

By at November 28, 2011 | 4:31 pm | 11 Comments

Ten Suggestions to Save Harrisburg

10) Sell Wild West artifacts to Turnpike Commission. 9) Convert Governor’s Mansion into parking garage. 8) Lease incinerator to Marcellus Shale Coalition. 7) Redistrict Harrisburg into Derry Township. 6) Auction off renaming rights to Chinese. 5) Transfer bond debt to Greece. 4) Deport Corky Goldstein. 3) Invade Camp Hill. 2) NATO air strike. 1) Think. […]

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25 Fattest Countries

By at November 21, 2011 | 8:45 am | 2 Comments

25 Fattest Countries

Thanksgiving Special The World Health Organization (“WHO”) determines if a person is  “overweight” based on an individual’s  height and weight. If your body mass index (“BMI”) is 25 or more – you are considered overweight.* If you weigh in with a BMI of 30 or higher, you are classified as “obese” Nation and %  of […]

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Top 15 “Outside” Contributors to U.S. Political Campaigns in 2010 Elections

By at October 31, 2011 | 8:28 am | 7 Comments

Top 15 “Outside” Contributors to U.S. Political Campaigns in 2010 Elections

15) League of Conservation Voters (Liberal) $5.5 million 14) American Families First Action Fund (Liberal) $5.9 million 13) 60 Plus Association (Conservative) $7.1 million 12) Club for Growth (Conservative) $8.2 million 11) National Rifle Association (Conservative) $8.4 million 10) National Association of Realtors (Nonpartisan) $8.9 million 9) Americans for Job Security (Conservative) $9.0 million 8) […]

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Top Ten Myths About Marcellus Shale

By at October 17, 2011 | 8:52 am | 13 Comments

Top Ten Myths About Marcellus Shale

10) Official beverage of the Republican Party. 9) Endorsed by Punxsutawney Phil. 7) Prune juice for Democrats. 8) Invented by Tom Ridge. 6) Welfare for billionaires. 5) No harmful side effects. 4) Migrates when taxed. 3) Cures recession. 2) Causes herpes. 1) Glutton free. Photo by Tom Owad

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Energy & Environment , Featured , Marcellus Shale , Pennsylvania Issues , Political , Satire

Top Ten Paying Federal Agencies Based on Pay Per Employee

By at October 10, 2011 | 8:33 am | 195 Comments

Top Ten Paying Federal Agencies Based on Pay Per Employee

Base salary for Members of Congress in 2011: $174,00 Agency                                                              Average Pay Per Employee 1) Northern Border Regional Commission:           $165,300 Number of staff: 1 2) Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation:    $164,143 Number of staff: 10 3) Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board:           $147,812 Number of staff: 24 4) Securities & Exchange Commission:                  $147,475 Number of […]

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Economy , Featured , Political , Satire

Top Ten Richest Congressmen Based on Estimated Net Worth

By at October 3, 2011 | 8:55 am | 119 Comments

Top Ten Richest Congressmen Based on Estimated Net Worth

1) Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas):            $294.21 Million 2) Rep. Darrell Issa (R- Ca.):                $220.4   Million 3) Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass):                 $193.07 Million 4) Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W. Va):                $  81.63 Million 5) Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.):                $  76.30 Million […]

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Sludge

By at September 29, 2011 | 10:07 am | 101 Comments

Sludge

I should have known something was wrong when I heard the cheerful voice of the operator who sounded something like the ProgressiveAuto Insurance woman on hallucinogenics.  It was a voice reflecting a level of happiness I didn’t usually associate with public employees in my home state of Mississippi.  Maybe Pennsylvania would be different, after all. […]

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