Discount Double Check & All the News That Isn’t




President Obama now says he was hallucinating at the Mandela memorial.

In which case the interpreter got it exactly right.

Anyway that explains the selfie sandwich with David Cameron and Helle the way hot Danish Prime Minister while his wife, at his elbow, attended a funeral.

Dave and Barry’s Excellent Adventure.

House considers whether selfie at state funeral is impeachable offense.

Chinese lunar-lander lands on the moon, claims all the lack of airspace.

North Korean lunar lander lands Kim Jong Un’s uncle on the moon.

A lot of conjecture that Kim Jong’s aunt behind uncle’s execution.

At 600 million and rising Mega-Millions leaps to near Obamacare website levels.

Wisconsin Representative Paulie Ryan, out from under parent’s Blue Cross, signs up for Obamacare.

Then Paulie puts on his big boy suit and comes up with budget deal–

fewer across the board but more below the belt cuts.

Pope Francis is Time magazine’s person of the year even if his Renault not even close for Car & Driver’s Car of the Year. The Lord Giveth and Taketh away.

12 Years a Butler snags all the nominations at the Screen Actors Guild.

Oprah not nominated, but Stedman is for continuing role in 12 Years a Manfriend.

365,000 signed up for Obamacare, which sounds like a lot until you realize that 6.7 million went to the opera this year.

GM’s first female CEO says her first priority is the Chevy Silverada.

Legal weed January 1st in Colorado and Uruguay whichever is more convenient.

International Space Station AC out, and try getting an HVAC guy in orbit.

Meanwhile, Tom Hanks suits up to fix it using common household objects and duct tape.

Speaking of whom, in his new movie Tom Hanks takes Walt Disney all the way back to the boy trying to fit tiny little red shorts on a mouse.

Bavaria abandons attempts to reissue Mein Kampf, will instead reprint Unintimidated.

Next for NBC, following the success of The Sound of Music with Carrie Underwood,  is Yentl with Miley Cyrus.

Stung by criticism for lack of black females in the cast, Saturday Night Live announces Juwanna Mann will join the cast.

Snow, sleet and frigid temperatures sweep the country–they’re calling it “winter.”

Not so bad–it’s a dry cold.

Twice as many people sign up for Mars as Kenosha.

Major League Baseball outlaws home plate collisions, so I guess I can lose that home plate collision deductible.  Still a good idea to carry uninsured catcher protection.

Dairy Farmer brought to Lambeau Field to slap, poke and prod Aaron Rodgers to his feet. Otherwise just some really expensive steaks and chops . . . .

That’s All the News That Isn’t . . .

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