View Full Version : Things that belong in "The Onion"

04-07-2010, 09:57 PM
Whoda thunk it? (http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2010/04/06/91696/health-care-overhaul-spawns-mass.html)

04-07-2010, 11:25 PM
"They're saying, 'Where do we get the free Obama care, and how do I sign up for that?' " said Carrie McLean, a licensed agent for eHealthInsurance.com.

And you thought "Obamacare" wasn't popular with the American people.

04-07-2010, 11:33 PM
Whoda thunk it? (http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2010/04/06/91696/health-care-overhaul-spawns-mass.html)

Every last one of us who was aware of the FUD -- and downright lies -- the right-wing noise machine spent the last year spreading.

04-08-2010, 12:39 AM
And you thought "Obamacare" wasn't popular with the American people.

Yes, quite popular. Especially with those that have one hand held out and the other in someone else's pocket.

Free cheese! Free cheese!

04-08-2010, 05:00 PM
Poser. (http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/ct-met-kass-0407-20100407,0,3653892,full.column)

04-19-2010, 09:45 PM
So far fetched...must be "The Onion". (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1CLPhz0DHM)

04-22-2010, 10:52 PM
"How can we reduce the deficit? Let's start with the big problem of the debt. Well, the answer is not popular. To reduce the deficit you have to reverse what produced the deficit. What produced it? Tax cuts and spending increases. Doing what people like. The most popular thing in the world is for me to cut your tax and write you a check. And that was what was done by Government for the American people for 12 long years. I'll cut your tax and I'll write you a check—that's a good deal. It used to be known as a free lunch when I was a kid.

We have to begin to reverse this process. And because Government has been at fault, first you should ask Government to change. So I have asked in Washington that we begin with significant spending cuts below the budget that was adopted last year to reduce the deficit and to free up resources for targeted investment in the future of our economy and of the young people here present in this hall.

We should look at every program for possible savings, including ones that Democrats have favored for a long time. And there should be no tax increase, not a dollar, without the spending cuts. That is the meaning of the budget resolution that was passed a few weeks ago in record time. It contains the largest deficit reduction proposals in history, over $500 billion in deficit reduction over a 5-year period with more than 200 very specific cuts in programs. Those were tough to make, but necessary in the face of a $4 trillion debt that will continue to grow until the deficit itself is reduced to zero.

That deficit is robbing us of our ability to invest in our future. More and more of our money just goes to pay interest on the debt. If we don't change it, by the end of the decade over 20 cents on every dollar you pay in taxes will go just to service the debt. Now, that is also a redistribution of wealth away from middle class taxpayers to the upper income people who hold the debt,
instead of to invest in the jobs and the education and the infrastructure of the future of New York and the rest of America."

President Clinton, 1993

...the whole thing (http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/index.php?pid=46550)

04-23-2010, 07:51 PM
Barney Frank blames SEC Porn Scandal on ...
Yep...those evil Republicans. (http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2010/04/23/barney_frank_blames_sec_porn_scandal_on_republican s.html)

04-25-2010, 01:49 PM

Say it ain't sooooo!! (http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20100422/pl_afp/uspoliticspelosipresident_20100422201300)

04-28-2010, 11:04 PM
Clean air causes global warming? (http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126226938&ft=1&f=1007)

04-28-2010, 11:06 PM
Huh? (http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100428/ap_on_re_us/us_immigration_day_labor)

Does this headline make sense to you? ;o)

05-01-2010, 11:10 PM
More straight talk from the fair and balanced Joan Walsh. (http://dailycaller.com/2010/04/29/hardball-guest-says-american-public-thinks-obama-too-conservative/)