Why is anyone surprised that someone was shot on a movie set in the United States? This is the country of open carry and concealed carry and regular mass shootings and the holy Second Amendment, which allows crazy people to have guns. Not surprising and the country deserves nothing else
If you spot a “social media platform” named Truth—backed by a man that foisted a bogus “university” of gullible fools, many of which paid extra money to have their photo taken with a cardboard figure—then you can be certain that it will flog his lies. And, what better name than Truth from the world’s leading liar? You can’t expect him to name it Lies?
Of course, this is just another scam to fleece more gullible fools and help the guy pretend to be a successful businessman.
Bannon Caught Fleeing U.S. Disguised as Man Who Recently Took Shower
By Andy Borowitz
WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Steve Bannon was caught attempting to flee the United States disguised as a man who had recently taken a shower, T.S.A. officials have confirmed.A T.S.A. agent at Reagan National Airport, Harland Dorrinson, explained how Bannon’s talent as a master of disguise nearly enabled him to board a plane to Moscow.“He showered, shaved, and even combed his hair,” Dorrinson said. “He was totally unrecognizable.”Bannon’s plan crumbled, however, during a routine pat down. “That’s when we noticed that his pants had a large mustard stain,” the T.S.A. agent said. “They evidently had not been laundered in months. One of my colleagues shouted, ‘It’s Bannon! Stop him!’ ”Taken into custody, the former White House adviser seemed bitter about his foiled escape attempt. “I took a shower for no fucking reason,” he said.
Despite his glaring flaws, personality defects, and appalling habits, the Clown/Conman-With-The-Funny-Hair excels better than anyone dodging bullets. Then again, he has always been permitted to play the system for his benefit and to avoid any penalties for his behaviour. Nothing will come of the pending investigations and possible trials.
PT Barnum was supposed to have informed the world that a sucker is born every minute. Given the vast number of gullible Republicans, there seems to have been more than one a minute.
A deeply troubled company
is always the fault of the CEO, the board of directors, and the controlling stockholders who appoint these worthies.
It is never the fault of the frontline troops.
El Chapo Refuses to Share a Prison Cell with Steve Bannon
By Andy Borowitz
FLORENCE, COLORADO (The Borowitz Report)—Amid news that Steve Bannon could soon be jailed for criminal contempt, the convicted drug lord Joaquín (El Chapo) Guzmán said that “under no circumstances” would he agree to share a prison cell with the former Trump adviser. The ex-kingpin said that, although he had not heard of any plans to house Bannon in his prison cell, he was speaking “out of an abundance of caution.”“If the Department of Justice is looking for a place to lock Bannon up, don’t even think about putting him in with me,” El Chapo, who is being held at ADX Florence, a maximum-security penitentiary, said. “It’s not going to happen.”“I’ve tunnelled out of prison before, and I can do it again,” he warned.El Chapo’s sentiments have been echoed by the nation’s prison population, two million of whom have signed a petition refusing to share their cells with Bannon.Speaking at the D.O.J., the Attorney General, Merrick Garland, commented on El Chapo’s recoiling at the prospect of sharing a small space with Bannon. “I can’t say I blame him,” Garland said.
There is a parable about a golden goose, which is applicable to the current pipe dream being smoked by FIFA. There plan to hold the World Cup competition every two years will surely kill international soccer.
The primary driver is greed. Of course. It’s always about money. Those with too much want even more. If you have one jet or yacht, why not have more?
What people do not realize is that there is also a desire to take the other kid’s toys. FIFA is jealous of UEFA (European soccer body) having any say in matters. Now, the European championship occurs every four years in the period between World Cup competitions. If given the choice, where would nations and players want to play in competition tournaments?
At the current pace, professional athletes wear out at young ages. With an increased international schedule, their earning years will shrink. Greed federations hoping to cash in do not care, just as slave owners did not care about wear and tear on cheap labor.
Why is it that Republicans seem to benefit from the chaos they create? Why do Democrats get attacked for anything they do, even cleaning up Republican messes?
Is there something inherent in political leanings—to the right or to the left—that affects imagined or real results?
And, Republicans are trying to seed disfunction, not realizing that this will lead to something worse. They see only benefits for themselves and their enablers, ignoring any damage to the country and anyone not supporting their agenda.
The real problem of humanity is the following:
we have Paleolithic emotions, medieval institutions, and god-like technology.
Prior to writing novels, the author enjoyed a multifaceted career: from decorated combat aviator to advertising professional to global communications director of a major consumer brand. He has traveled the world and met sports, film and television stars, political leaders, and royalty. He graduated from Middlebury College, is married, lives in Germany, and has two grown children.