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!
Could it be that the House Republicans have been coached in a plan to close down as much of the U.S. Government as possible for as long a period as possible? Why?
We practically invented operating on an increasing deficit with no end in sight. And, just like our government, I have no reasonable plan to fund things like higher education for my children. So, I've come to the obvious solution. I'm shutting this hot mess down. HOORAY!
Al Gore looks fabulous! He's tan -- the ozone factor suits him. He's dressed to make us feel comfortable, even though his made-to-measure look must co...
A Kickstarter campaign for Ayn Rand? Damn. If that's not evidence of radical change, what is?
As the inevitable implementation of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare, comes around this October, there is one thing th...
Inspired by the gallant stand of their idol Ted Cruz, the Patriot Brothers explain why every real American should take health care into his own hands.
I have gone this long without health care, and I don't want any crazy, newfangled plan, affordable or otherwise, to interfere with my determination to remain in the deprived circumstances to which I have grown accustomed.
Forget House of Cards. Ignore Scandal. Bleep Veep. If you really want to know how Washington works, watch Breaking Bad.