Posts in category "humor"

Relieving myself of Trump

  In an email I got from the RNCC, I am offered a cup for my coffee or tea. Do I want a ‘Trump mug’ To drink from or chug? I think it would be much more fitting for pee.    

The Chinese don't like Trump's Red lines

“Xinhua, the state news agency, has more or less asked Mr. Trump to shut up. ‘An obsession with ‘Twitter foreign policy’ is undesirable,’ read the headline of a Xinhua commentary on Tuesday about Mr. Trump’s posts. ‘Everyone recognizes the common sense that foreign policy isn’t child’s play, and even less is it like doing business... Read more »

Trump would have been Mrs. Malaprop's favorite president

  Trump’s not a grammarian proper and prim; In the sense of semantics he misses the rim. Perhaps he was tired When this tweet was fired. Nonetheless I would like to unpresident him.  

In this digital age, the perfect salute to the president-elect, cathartically speaking

  I have a response when Trump raises his thumbs. It’s not dignified, kind, or polite. It would be offensive to him and his chums. But somehow, I think, it is right.

Separated at Birth: Arne Duncan and Randy Whitman

  The last resemblance I posited  between two famous people (John Madden and Spencer Tracy) got a dissenting vote from my frequent visitor and astute commenter Jack, who thought Tracy’s jaw was a bit longer than Madden’s. This time I think the similarity of physiognomies is beyond exception. Randy Whitman on the left above is... Read more »

Funny cat videos? Don't make me laugh.

  I. POINT On funny cat videos I’m not an authority Their humor escapes me. I’m in the minority. II.COUNTERPOINT Check out Steve Dale’s “Ten Funny Cat Videos” on his ChicagoNow blog, Steve Dale’s Pet World.    

Steve Harvey's beauty of a blunder

  Steve Harvey was really amiss When he named the victorious Miss. On the live TV set He  was filled with regret And apologized for his reMiss.      

Frankenfish is coming to your supermarket

  “Coming soon to your grocery store’s seafood counter: genetically engineered salmon. The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the first Atlantic salmon that is genetically engineered. The decision comes as critics charge the so-called “frankenfish” is unsafe and could harm the environment.” [The Washington Examiner]   I’ve never met a Frankenfish; I hope... Read more »

Judy Marcus: Vegetable Masseuse

“Why you should be massaging your kale” Is a post that I saw on the rail. So I read what was written: Kale’s sweeter when  bitten After rubbing it down head to tail.  

Meditation on the Fall

  Now the  trees shed the  leaves that  forsake them Just as God in His wisdom did make them. But I wish in His plan That He didn’t make man As the one who’d eventually rake them.