These days, in the wake of the Great Government Shutdown of 2013 -- surprise, surprise -- you actually have to be Anthony Weiner or the Ebola virus to be less liked than the United States Congress. Really. Compare them to dog poop, hemorrhoids or the DMV -- Congress loses to just about everything. Even cockroaches. We're sure you're shocked.
As I was driving my granddaughter Devon home from first grade on Friday, the subject turned to politics. "Ada," she said, using the name she invented...
Who says manufacturing is dead in America? We manufacture debt limit crisis right here at home every few months. Good to know not everything is outsourced and made overseas.
I see a wonderful future on the horizon. Our seasoned "team" of "reporters" will continue to make stuff up in the highest tradition of modern "journalism."
As Dr. Strange Cruz and his minions take the helm of the USS U.S. and steer us through the Rapids of Shutdown over the Falls of Default, I can't help but marvel in the strategery of it all.
In a surprising turn of events that has drawn criticism from the Democrats and widespread Republican support, furloughed federal government employees have accepted the blame for their current hiatus from work.
With the virality of her hit "We Can't Stop," we knew this was how we needed to get millennial attention and stir dialogue.
Most contemporary observers recognize the role of satire and political comedy in influencing politics and public debate, particularly through shows like The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. But, it also serves a much deeper social function.
After more than 200 years of near continuous use, the federal government has shuttered its doors and placed the U.S. Capitol on the market for the first time!