In a series of late night tweets, President Trump yesterday set as a goal the absolute precision of Amtrak arrival and departure timetables. “If a train is supposed to leave from Newark at a certain time,” he wrote, “it should leave at that time at not at another time.”
President-Elect Donald Trump today announced he has appointed his youngest son, Barron Trump, 10, to serve as head of the newly created Department of Child Labor.
HUNTSVILLE, AR (TheSkunk.org) — FBI agents shut down an apparent terrorist plot to murder millions of innocent turkeys just prior to the American festival of Thanksgiving. The suspects were caught off-guard when over one-hundred FBI agents burst into what sources described as “an industrial food processing plant.” They were taken into custody after plans were […]
COLUMBIA, SC (TheSkunk.org) – FOX News announced today it will provide pre-show coverage of Saturday’s planned KKK rally at the South Carolina Statehouse protesting the removal of the Confederate battle flag. Megyn Kelly will team with Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Steve Doocy to bring minute-by-minute commentary on the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan […]
RALEIGH, N.C. (TheSkunk.org) – The North Carolina legislature passed a bill today allowing public employees to deny services to Jews. The “Freedom to Ignore Jews Act” goes into effect immediately, and it prevents civil servants from facing prosecution for refusing to do anything for Jewish people. According to the new law, if a city employee […]
BEJING (TheSkunk.org) — The recent hacking by China into a US government employee database has allowed Chinese officials to utilize stolen credit card information to make miscellaneous purchases of merchandise, running up a tab well into the tens of millions of dollars. Although China has officially denied responsibility for the security breach at the Office […]
WASHINGTON (TheSkunk.org) — Congressman Sal Dennison (D-OH) was censured by the House of Representatives on Friday for voting against legislation favored by a large corporation that contributed thousands of dollars to his campaign. Campaign finance records disclosed that Shell Oil Company gave over $120,000 to Dennison’s campaign and his political action committee, POT PAC, which […]
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.” […]
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 […]
NRA chief Wayne LaPierre proposed eliminating the minimum age requirement for purchasing firearms.