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U.S. Government XKeyscore Plan to Find the Terrorists: “Suspicious Stuff.” OMG, we found the Stuff…

I kid you not: according to a leaked presentation by the National Security Agency’s ongoing “XKeyscore” program, the whole idea for finding terrorists is to scoop up everybody’s internet activity, store it, and search for “suspicious stuff”:

Well, Hell’s Bells and cockleshells! The NSA didn’t need some highfalutin’ fifty-trillion-dollar-laser-guided classified program to do that! […]

Foods are Proof that God Wants Us to Be… What?

If you ever visit the historical sites of Boston or Philadelphia, you’ll notice t-shirts and buttons for sale at just about every available souvenir stand, referencing Benjamin Franklin’s quote, “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” Made by historically-minded Guatemalan and Chinese sweatshop workers, these pieces of swag offer […]

Talk about J16 Occupy the Dream and J17 Occupy Congress Grows in Decentralized Grassroots Fashion

… while Americans Elect twitter talk apparently jumps the shark, dominated. […]

They Defeat Demons But Cannot Survive Mockery

Apparently, Roman Catholic priests are more afraid of being joked about than they are of demons with supernatural strength sent to defeat them. […]

The Ballad of Rod Blagojevich (Music Video Minute)

To the tune of “They’re Always in the Way” (aka “Father’s Whiskers”):

My name is Rodney Blago I head up Illinois I don’t mind all the power But the laws get me annoyed

Oh, they’re always in the way And only chumps obey Those laws I skirt They really hurt They’re always in the […]

The Original Christmas Cross: Now for Home Use!

Ever eager to make America a more Biblical land, the American Family Association has finally given up on its project of reshaping Florida to look like Judea. There just weren’t enough backhoes. The AFA’s backup plan: to sell “the Original Christmas Cross” at a low, low price of just $82. There’s more than one of […]

Liberal Humorists for Sarah Palin in 2012

I miss Sarah Palin already. I’ll always cherish the happy moments. The warm grins over the repeated use of the word “also” to end a sentence, the special feeling we all got from discovering another connection to witch hunters, the secret hope that Sarah Palin might donate part of her $150,000 wardrobe to a goodwill […]

New Photo of Montauk Monster Clarifies Mystery With Context

Over last weekend, the discovery of the “Montauk Monster” on a beach near the Hamptons on Long Island created quite a stir. A significant difference between the case of the Montauk Monster and other cryptids is the existence of rather clear photographic evidence. Just look at this photograph, the one most commonly sent around the […]

Yes, as a matter of fact, God Will be mocked, and quite often too

Earlier today, F.G. Fitzer wrote a silly piece in which he said Christian conservative Pat Robertson had got it all wrong when he said, “If I heard the Lord right about 2006, the coasts of America will be lashed by storms.” Fitzer had a little talk with God himself, and God told Fitzer that Robertson […]