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Humoring the headlines: August 8, 2017

  By Laurie Baron San Diego− Fire and Pain In the Voice of Donald Trump” (with apologies to James Taylor) Just yesterday morning, I learned you miniaturized. Kim-Jong, I will put an end to you. Are you taunting me because my hands are undersized? Well you should know I’m as reckless too! You’ll see fire and […]

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Humoring the headlines: July 31, 2017

By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO−President Trump declined an invitation to address the annual convention of the NAACP.  Now the organization’s members know what the hell they had to lose by voting for him. * North Korea fired another intercontinental missile into the Sea of Japan.  This could mean that North Korea plans to attack the […]

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Humoring the headlines: July 26, 2017

By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO−Anthony Scaramucci has been appointed the White House Communications Director prompting Sean Spicer to resign his position as Press Secretary.  In his first press conference, Scaramucci effused about his love for President Trump and his athletic prowess.  What a difference between Spicer, the gruff curmudgeon who rarely spoke with Trump, and […]

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Humoring the headlines: July 21, 2017

By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO−After witnessing the protracted handshake Trump gave Macron at the G-20 summit, leaders of the other member nations are preparing for the next meeting by purchasing joy buzzers. * President Trump claims that he sat next to Vladimir Putin at the G-20 dinner to talk about adoption.  It is unclear whether […]

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Humoring the headlines: July 15, 2017

By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO — -President Trump praised Donald Jr. for being so transparent about his meeting with a Russian lawyer.  Yes, he was transparent after being opaque for 13 months.  Even if he were accountable, he has never learned how to count. * President Trump told Brigitte Marcon that she was is “such […]

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Humoring the headlines: July 5, 2017

By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO-Donald Trump likes the phrase Fake Press to discredit the media, but since people are getting tired of it, he’s working on variations that sound similar but are more issue specific. * Ache News: Cutting taxes on the rich and funding for Medicaid won’t hurt anyone. * Bake News: Global warming […]

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Humoring the headlines: June 27, 2017

By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO–The CBO report on the Senate healthcare bill predicts that it will result in twenty-two million Americans eventually losing their health insurance.  In the GOP scramble to make the bill more palatable, Mitch McConnell is exploring the possibility of outsourcing the medical care of seriously ill people to North Korea which […]

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Humoring the headlines: June 22, 2017

A game of Clue: Who killed Obamacare? By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO-To coincide with the release of the Senate version of Trumpcare, the makers of the game Clue have issued an updated version: “The Mystery of Who Killed Obamacare.”  What follows is a list of the suspects, the weapons they used, and the rooms in […]

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Humoring the Headlines: June 16, 2017

By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO−Congress held its annual baseball game to symbolize its unity in the wake of the mass shooting at the Republicans’ practice the day before.  Although members of both parties urged each other to be more civil towards each other, undercurrents of the political polarization in the Washington were still palpable in […]

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Humoring the headlines: June 10, 2017

Limericks from the Headlines By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO — There once was a POTUS named Trump                                                                 Who incited the crowds on the […]

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Humoring the headlines: June 6, 2017

By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO−Donald Trump has challenged London Mayor Sadiq Khan to an IQ test after he said Trump was ignorant about Islam.  Khan tweeted back that Trump’s hashtag should be Sad IQ Con, but Trump bragged he will win because the test consists of one question and only he knows the answer: What […]

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Humoring the headlines: June 2, 2017

SAN DIEGO−President Trump contended that withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement will create more jobs in the United States.  Indeed, bids are already being received from construction companies vying for contracts to build dikes around the country’s southern, western, and eastern coastlines. * During his speech about leaving the Paris Climate Agreement, President Trump highlighted […]

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Humoring the headlines: May 27, 2017

By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO−Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will donate 100 million dollars to a World Bank fund for women entrepreneurs inspired by Ivanka Trump. In return Ivanka’s company has unveiled a line of high-fashion hijabs for ambitious Saudi women who hope someday they will be permitted to drive taxis as long […]

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Humoring the headlines: May 20, 2017

Editor’s note:  This is Laurie Baron’s 300th humor column A Preview of President Trump’s Trip By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO−Trump assumes he will be warmly welcomed in Saudi Arabia because its leaders are rich repressive autocrats who appoint their sons as successors. He will attend a men-only concert by Toby Keith where he looks forward […]

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