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Rand Paul’s Plagiarism Apology Lifted from Anthony Weiner Speech

Rand Paul’s Plagiarism Apology Lifted from Anthony Weiner Speech

7/11/2013

WASHINGTON (TheSkunk.org) — Sen. Rand Paul’s apology for using plagiarized passages in his speeches appears to have been extracted from a speech given by former congressman Anthony Weiner. “I apologize for the personal mistakes I have made,” said Paul in a news conference on the steps of the Capitol, “and the embarrassment I have caused.” […]

First Death Attributed to the Affordable Care Act

First Death Attributed to the Affordable Care Act

16/10/2013

MICHIGAN (TheSkunk.org) — A man was found dead in his apartment Monday, an apparent victim of the damaging effects of the Affordable Care Act.  The victim, 53-year-old Olaf Gustafson, an unemployed machinist from Twin Falls, was found slumped over in front of his computer monitor, which was still displaying the government’s ACA sign-up screen. “This […]

LaPierre Plan Would Allow Infants to Purchase Guns

LaPierre Plan Would Allow Infants to Purchase Guns

28/02/2013

NRA chief Wayne LaPierre proposed eliminating the minimum age requirement for purchasing firearms.

Entertainment

Bill Cosby Had Non-Consensual Sex with Me – And I Loved It

Bill Cosby Had Non-Consensual Sex with Me – And I Loved It

Commentary by Boustina Garubee I met Bill Cosby while on a business trip to Chicago about ten years ago.  He escorted me up to his hotel room and offered me a drink – what a gentleman! When I awoke the next morning strewn naked on the steps of some abandoned building on the Upper East […]

Sony Plans Sequel to ‘The Interview’

Sony Plans Sequel to ‘The Interview’

HOLLYWOOD, CA (TheSkunk.org) — Sony Pictures today announced its plans to produce a sequel to their controversial motion picture “The Interview” — the film that was originally scheduled to open December 25th, but was pulled due to threats from the North Korean government. Planned for a 2016 release, the script — tentatively titled “The Interview […]

Character Based on Edward Snowden Added to Marvel’s Avenger Series

Character Based on Edward Snowden Added to Marvel’s Avenger Series

BURBANK, CA (TheSkunk.org) — The Walt Disney Company announced today it will be adding a new superhero based on rogue spy Edward Snowden to its popular Marvel Avengers series. In the upcoming film, titled “The Secrets of S.H.I.E.L.D. Exposed,” the brilliant, but eccentric Snowden character will work as a computer systems agent for S.H.I.E.L.D. According […]

Science

GOP Alternative to Obamacare: Insurance by Skin Color

GOP Alternative to Obamacare: Insurance by Skin Color

WASHINGTON (TheSkunk.org) – Conservative think tank The Heritage Foundation proposed on Monday a system of healthcare that would base insurance rates on the color of a person’s skin.  Heritage CEO Jim DeMint described the program as “the perfect antidote to Obamacare. “ “Very simply, the nearer your skin color is to God’s preferred Lilly White,” […]

Congressional Hearing Reveals Millions Have Trouble Signing Up for Death Panels

Congressional Hearing Reveals Millions Have Trouble Signing Up for Death Panels

WASHINGTON (TheSkunk.org) — In yet another blow to the launch of the Affordable Care Act, users who tried to sign up for death panel benefits experienced delays and error messages, according to testimony delivered before the House Ways and Means Committee Tuesday.  Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner told lawmakers that over 70 thousand applicants were unable […]

Dr. Murray to Open Celebrity Sleep Clinic

Dr. Murray to Open Celebrity Sleep Clinic

Beverly Hills (TheSkunk.org) — Dr. Conrad Murray, the former personal physician to the late pop icon Michael Jackson, plans to open a new medical clinic specializing in the treatment of sleep disorders, which he says would cater primarily to an upscale celebrity clientele. Murray claimed that despite being convicted of murdering Jackson and subsequently spending […]

Culture

Bill Cosby Had Non-Consensual Sex with Me – And I Loved It

Bill Cosby Had Non-Consensual Sex with Me – And I Loved It

Commentary by Boustina Garubee I met Bill Cosby while on a business trip to Chicago about ten years ago.  He escorted me up to his hotel room and offered me a drink – what a gentleman! When I awoke the next morning strewn naked on the steps of some abandoned building on the Upper East […]

IRS Scam Bilks Citizens Out of Billions

IRS Scam Bilks Citizens Out of Billions

WASHINGTON (TheSkunk.org) — An organization calling itself “The IRS” is demanding that millions of US citizens fill out a complicated form and return it to them with a payment amounting to a large percentage of their income. According to a spokesperson for the Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force, agents for this nefarious operation have extorted […]

Sony Plans Sequel to ‘The Interview’

Sony Plans Sequel to ‘The Interview’

HOLLYWOOD, CA (TheSkunk.org) — Sony Pictures today announced its plans to produce a sequel to their controversial motion picture “The Interview” — the film that was originally scheduled to open December 25th, but was pulled due to threats from the North Korean government. Planned for a 2016 release, the script — tentatively titled “The Interview […]