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Portugal Loses Government in High-Stakes Poker Game

November 16, 2015 12:00 pmComments Off on Portugal Loses Government in High-Stakes Poker Game
Portugal Loses Government in High-Stakes Poker Game

Citing decreased inhibitions and a marked lack of prudence, Portugal reported last week that it had lost its government to Belgium in an exclusive game of chance with other Western European countries and their former colonies. Despite its best efforts to recoup the loss of its language, Portuguese, to Brazil […]

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Hong Kong Protestors Resort to Violence, Umbrellas

October 8, 2014 8:00 amComments Off on Hong Kong Protestors Resort to Violence, Umbrellas
Hong Kong Protestors Resort to Violence, Umbrellas

Protests in Hong Kong reached a dangerous head this week, as various citizens have confronted police forces with devastating new weapons of mass destruction. The organized forces in the streets have demonstrated a new and violent penchant for destruction by brandishing umbrellas when confronted with peacekeepers’ nonviolent attempts to contain […]

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Romney Unveils New Plan for Smaller Government – Literally

November 1, 2012 9:00 amComments Off on Romney Unveils New Plan for Smaller Government – Literally
Romney Unveils New Plan for Smaller Government – Literally

Mitt Romney came to the podium in Ohio last night to outline his final plan to improve the government. “This plan is all about small government,” said Romney to an audience of hired Latinos, “I literally would like to make the government smaller. The west wing of the White House? […]

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Iraqi Government Correction

November 15, 2010 9:00 amComments Off on Iraqi Government Correction
Iraqi Government Correction

Correction: The Stanford Flipside apologizes for inaccurately announcing the formation of a new Iraqi Government at 1:14 PM Tuesday, November 9th. Apparently the breakthrough government, formed at 1:10 PM had already collapsed by 1:13 PM.

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Obama Administration Looks to Plumber to Solve Nation’s Problems

August 5, 2010 11:26 pmComments Off on Obama Administration Looks to Plumber to Solve Nation’s Problems
Obama Administration Looks to Plumber to Solve Nation’s Problems

WASHINGTON, D.C.—President Obama shocked the nation last week when he announced that he would begin seeking advice from a man he calls “Plumber Paul.” Though not much is known about the plumber, Paul took the stage during a press conference to describe his agenda. “Obama has told me about some […]

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World Shocked To Discover “Wikileaks” Divulges Classified Information

July 25, 2010 11:06 pmComments Off on World Shocked To Discover “Wikileaks” Divulges Classified Information
World Shocked To Discover “Wikileaks” Divulges Classified Information
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Obama Names David Plouffe to Head New Department of Spam

January 18, 2009 3:00 pm0 comments
Obama Names David Plouffe to Head New Department of Spam

WASHINGTON, D.C—In a historic move keeping with campaign practices and marking the growth of electronic communication, President Elect Barack Obama has announced the creation of a new Department of Spam, to be headed by David Plouffe. Plouffe is known for his unremitting emails to supporters, sometimes numbering in the tens […]

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Presidential Debate Ends In “Because I Said So”

October 12, 2008 2:08 am0 comments
Presidential Debate Ends In “Because I Said So”
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State of Alabama Bans Same-Sex Swing Marriages

October 8, 2008 6:27 pm0 comments
State of Alabama Bans Same-Sex Swing Marriages

By Vladimir Porterman SACRAMENTO—Last week, the Alabama Legislature finalized a law to ban same-sex swing marriages. Preschool and elementary school children around the nation who have been swinging together will no longer be able to swing in unison, and this will be enforced by both recess supervisors and state law. […]

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Congress Rejects Bailout Plan For Inmate #36788

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Congress Rejects Bailout Plan For Inmate #36788

WASHINGTON, D.C.—In a move that critics around the nation are calling “preposterous”, Congress rejected a bailout plan for inmate number 36788 of the Arlington County Jail. Inmate number 36788 has been in the Arlington County Jail for fifteen years now, serving a sentence for murder, money laundering, and curfew violation. […]

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