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Labor Dept. Creates 20,000 New Hobbies For Nation’s Jobless

WASHINGTON, DC (The Onion) — “If we can’t get job legislation passed, the least we can do is provide these citizens with something to do during the workday,” Labor Secretary Hilda Solis said of the new federally recommended hobbies, which include Tuesday morning board game leagues, vintage computer-monitor collecting, and finding quick ways to streamline your cell phone contacts.

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July 24, 2011 · Read full story · Comments { 0 }

FDA Official: “Just Eat A Goddamn Vegetable”

WASHINGTON, DC (The Onion) – Deputy FDA Commissioner Steve Hoyer made an announcement today urging Americans to “just eat a goddamned vegetable once in a while”.

January 19, 2011 · Read full story · Comments { 0 }

In New Era of Civility, GOP Says Obama Born ‘Near America’

WASHINGTON, DC (The Borowitz Report) – Ushering in what it is calling “a new era of civility in American political discourse,” the Republican leadership in Congress said today that from now on it would acknowledge that President Barack Obama was born “near America.”

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January 18, 2011 · Read full story · Comments { 0 }

111th Congress Declares Bankruptcy, Asks For A Bailout

WASHINGTON, DC (Glossy News) — The 111th Congress of what is supposedly the richest and most powerful country in the world, the United States of America, has declared bankruptcy.

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December 15, 2010 · Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Obama Jumps Shark

HONOLULU, Ha. (Newsweak.com Exclusive) — Political observers were stunned today when, in the middle of the firestorm over the tax cut compromise, President Barack Obama cancelled all scheduled appointments, flew back to his birthplace of Hawaii on Air Force One, chartered a boat on Hanauma Bay, and proceeded to jump over a shark in a confinement pen on waterskis.

“I’m not sure what he was thinking,” One of Obama’s insiders said, on condition of anonymity. “I know that his popularity has taken a beating over the past couple of days, but to pull a stunt like this seems a little desperate.”

December 8, 2010 · Read full story · Comments { 0 }

In Latest Compromise with GOP, Obama Agrees He is a Muslim

WASHINGTON, DC (The Borowitz Report) – In his latest effort to find common ground with Republicans in Congress, President Barack Obama said today that he was willing to agree that he is a Muslim.

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December 7, 2010 · Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Congress Votes To Go Fuck Itself

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SatireWire.com) – In a historic sign that Washington finally understands what the American people want, Congress today voted to go fuck itself.

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December 2, 2010 · Read full story · Comments { 0 }

U.S. Orders Diplomats to Stop Telling Truth Until Further Notice

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report) – In the first major policy fallout from the WikiLeaks disclosures, the State Department has ordered all U.S. diplomats to “cease and desist telling the truth until further notice.”

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December 2, 2010 · Read full story · Comments { 0 }

America Forced Into Witness Protection Program Following Wikileaks Scandal

UNDISCLOSED LOCATION (Random Perspective) — The United States of America has been forced to assume a new identity and relocate following the leaking of highly sensitive documentation to the world’s press that potentially endanger the safety of the nation. While the details of the move have been kept highly secretive the public first came aware of the relocation when Canada awoke late Sunday evening to notice it had a new coastline.

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November 29, 2010 · Read full story · Comments { 1 }

Terrified FDA Warns Something Making Bananas Black After Several Days

WASHINGTON, DC (The Onion) — The Food and Drug Administration made an emergency announcement Monday to alert all U. S. citizens that “a force or forces unknown” is turning seemingly normal bananas black, soft, and virtually inedible in as little as 72 hours.

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November 29, 2010 · Read full story · Comments { 0 }
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