Archive for the ‘Satire’ Category

Gnostic BS


(Jesus and Mo) – Jesus:

“Look, I know Christmas has its origins in paganism. But the church of the time had good reasons to adopt the festival as its own.” …

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Jesus and Mo 2017-11-15: Adopt


Religious Homes


(Jesus and Mo) – Jesus:

“Secularists are complaining that taxpayers’ money is being used to build homes specifically to accommodate the religious beliefs of the community.” …

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Jesus and Mo 2017-11-08: Homes

Virginia and New Jersey New Governors Unfit


(New Yorker::The Borowitz Report) – Andy Borowitz:

Throwing caution to the wind, voters in Virginia and New Jersey on Tuesday night overturned the political applecart and chose as their new governors two men with no reality-show experience whatsoever.

Republican officials were staggered by the voters’ decision because, historically, reality shows have been a reliable proving ground for the nation’s finest leaders. …

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Northam, Fairfax, Herring for Virginia

Sophisticated Theological Work


(Jesus and Mo) – Jesus:

“In The God Delusion Dawkins attacks an absurd caricature of Christianity. He is ignorant of the huge amount of sophisticated theological work which has accumulated over the centuries.” …

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Jesus and Mo 2017-11-01: Arms

Iceland Bans American Televangelists


(Patheos::Laughing in Disbelief) – Andrew Hall:

Reykjavik, Iceland – This island nation situated in the North Atlantic took a monumental leap forward today by passing legislation banning American televangelists. The Icelandic Psychological Defense Act (IPDA) takes effect immediately. No American televangelist may set his or her foot in the small nation of 330,000 souls. No programming by such people may be shown on Icelandic television or played on the radio. …

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turf houses



(FTB stderr) – Marcus Ranum:

The strategic genius says, “when you are throwing people under a bus, make sure that your other staff won’t realize you’re the kind of person who will throw them under a bus, too.” …

stderr 2017/10/31 bus-undering


Excited Crowd Awaits First Arrest


(New Yorker::The Borowitz Report) – Andy Borowitz:

A crowd estimated in the hundreds of thousands has gathered outside the office of Robert Mueller in eager anticipation of the special counsel’s first arrest in the Russia probe. …

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March on Washington

To Stand Up to War Widows


(New Yorker::The Borowitz Report) – Andy Borowitz:

Calling himself “unbelievably brave,” Donald Trump said on Monday that he is the only President in U.S. history with the courage to stand up to war widows.

“You look at guys like Obama and Clinton and the Bushes, when it came to war widows, they all blinked,” he said. “For years, we weren’t winning at widows.” …

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Donald Trump on the phone

Unpatriotic Irrefutable Evidence


(New Yorker::The Borowitz Report) – Andy Borowitz:

It is unpatriotic enough to accuse a four-star general of lying,” the White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders told the White House press corps. “But to make available a video that proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that that general lied is unpatriotic bordering on treasonous.”

Warming to her subject, Sanders said that any American who sees undeniable video evidence that a general lied and chooses to believe the video “shows disrespect for our country and hatred for our flag.” …

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders



(Jesus and Mo) – Jesus:

“Tonight we’re going to cherry-pick and reinterpret some verses from our holy texts in order to make them congruent with contemporary moral thought.” …

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Jesus and Mo 2017-10-18: Why