28 April 2011

The Social Poets: Iran: Gotcha Government Systems With The Stars Virus


The Social Poets: Iran: Gotcha Government Systems With The Stars Virus: "From Denny: The Iranian version of Chicken Little is running around screaming that their government systems were targeted again by the West. Read that as 'It's America's and Israel's fault. We have been wronged by the Big Bad Bullies of the West.'

Iran claims it is the Stars Virus, sent by vicious Western cyberattackers, has infected their computer systems. As usual for this clownish regime, they have not verified any of this to be true - other than the infection."

27 April 2011

The Social Poets: Jon Stewart Interviews Egypt Revolution Activist Gigi Ibrahim


The Social Poets: Jon Stewart Interviews Egypt Revolution Activist Gigi Ibrahim: "From Denny: Stewart dishes out the political satire in a semi-serious interview aimed at exposing how for decades American policy has had little to do with the reality of every day Egyptians.

What is so funny about the experience of this young woman is how she became involved in the Egypt Revolution this past January in Tahrir Square.  She went to a class, 'The Social Mobilization Under Authoritarian Regime,' at the American University in Cairo."

26 April 2011

Jon Stewart: John Oliver Pokes Fun At The Royal Wedding of Kate and William


From Denny: Jon Stewart and John Oliver lampoon all the insane media coverage and excessive scrutiny over the royal wedding. No insufferable detail is left unturned. It turns out it's terribly important for the world to learn about how jelly molds are made for royal weddings. Listen to British comic John Oliver mock the craziness.

24 April 2011

Dennys Global Politics: Libya: Specific Targeting: Predator Drones, Gazillion Political Cartoons

Dennys Global Politics: Libya: Specific Targeting: Predator Drones, Gazillion Political Cartoons: "From Denny: America is off their war holiday and back in the driver's seat with NATO in Libya. Read that as the other guys so screwed up they demanded America go back to spending all the money and taking all the heat when the bombs land on unintended targets. They never did get their targeting as accurate as America does.

The latest? Well, at least we are using less expensive weaponry. This time we are back to using the drones with Hellfire missiles like we used in Pakistan. Of course, Pakistan is tired of us and ordered out our CIA intelligence gathering crowd. They aren't too happy with our drones killing off well-paying Taliban who fund the corrupt members of the Pakistani military and political circle.

So, what is a self-respecting American military to do? Well, just slide those useful drones right on over to Libya, of course: brilliant! We can boast about how we save money for the budget deal of a life time. Then we can brag how we don't kill quite as many innocents when we bomb Gadafi's troops."


Steve Sack

22 April 2011

The Social Poets: Funny Friday Lite: Colbert Addresses The Politically Tone Deaf

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The Social Poets: Funny Friday Lite: Colbert Addresses The Politically Tone Deaf: "So, today Colbert talks about one of our five senses: hearing. Did I mention that I've dedicated this funny video to all the tone deaf politicians currently occupying the halls of Congress? Don't get too comfortable, guys, you are about to lose your jobs."
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21 April 2011

The Social Poets: Funny 1917 CIA Spy Technology Docs Released: Invisible Writing


The Social Poets: Funny 1917 CIA Spy Technology Docs Released: Invisible Writing: "From Denny: Anyone who regularly reads this blog knows I grew up in the CIA. Yes, it was one weird childhood living with such paranoid uptight and often humorless people. Whenever the CIA releases ancient documents molding down in their deep dark spy basement it always gives me a grin.

When I was a kid we spent a lot of time figuring out codes since Dad had been a code breaker in WWII - among other things. One of our other childhood past times was to figure out intriguing ways to pass messages and, yes, write in invisible ink. Even Dad joined in the fun. My mother just shook her head and thought we were all a bunch of looney tunes. Knowing Dad he was probably using his baby geniuses to do his research on the cheap. Who said you can't take your work home with you?

Anyway, it is with great pleasure I present to you Rachel Maddow's cheeky report about Dear Ol' Dad's creepy CIA. This week, The New CIA under Director Leon Panetta, and a lot less creepy, odious and just plain obnoxious, released some 1917 technology for public viewing, er, laughter."

20 April 2011

The Social Poets: New Terrorism Alert System: Gone Is Bush Era Funny

The Social Poets: New Terrorism Alert System: Gone Is Bush Era Funny: "From Denny: What? My Democrats have gone and done something that makes sense? Whatever will we do without the crazy antics of the Republicans running the federal government? There goes the good entertainment value for your vote.


My own terror alert for Homeland Security when new poems are published

Gone is the stupid color coded terror chart of the Bush years we all loved to lampoon regularly. Today, Homeland Security revealed the obvious: two levels of alert, 'elevated threat' and 'imminent threat.'

Read elevated threat as 'Take a look around and be aware of your surroundings and pay attention to the news while you are at it.' Read imminent threat as 'You are basically screwed if you didn't pay attention to the first warning and check your phone apps for updates.'"

18 April 2011

The Social Poets: Funny Tax Season: Cartoons and Late Nite Jokes


The Social Poets: Funny Tax Season: Cartoons and Late Nite Jokes: "General Electric did not pay any taxes at all last year. Of course that’s because G.E. reported its sale of NBC as a charitable donation. – Conan O'Brien

President Obama wants to raise taxes on the country's richest people. And you thought Donald Trump hated him before. – Jay Leno

Obama called on Americans to have more grandchildren. Probably so there's more of them to pay off our debt. – Jay Leno

In the wake of record losses, the U.S. Postal Service announced it is cutting 7,500 jobs. But a spokesman for the post office said those positions could be restored if this whole email thing turns out to be nothing but a fad. – Jay Leno"

17 April 2011

Dennys: News Politics Comedy Science Arts & Food: Posts Roundup at Dennys Blogs - 17 April 2011


Dennys: News Politics Comedy Science Arts & Food: Posts Roundup at Dennys Blogs - 17 April 2011: "While the Japanese nuclear crisis continues unabated, the rest of the world has moved on, dreading the inevitable. At the moment the world community has pressured Japan to come up with a plan to contain or deal with the crisis over a nine month period.

Why the same people are in charge of this mess that created the mess is a mystery. It's as foolish as it was to trust BP to clean up the oil spill disaster in my own Gulf of Mexico. Serious hardships still exist as a result of President Obama and BP refusing to do what it takes to make things right, especially in Louisiana.

At the very least the President could do is refuse to allow BP access to any of America's oil fields on or off shore. The company has simply not earned the right to drill for oil on American soil or in our oceans."

The Social Poets: The Ridiculous: Funny Donald Trump Cartoons, Late Nite Jokes


The Social Poets: The Ridiculous: Funny Donald Trump Cartoons, Late Nite Jokes: "OK, with a show of hands, who really thinks Trump is serious about running for President? Yeah, I agree with you. He's a complete clown no one would take seriously - except for the Republicans. Can you believe Trump last week's poll says he is  tied for first place for the GOP nomination? Just goes to show acting strange and exaggerated appeals to Republican voters who lost their minds long ago when they signed up on the Karl Rove-Bush's Brain Express.

The Donald Trump Exaggeration: his reality TV shows, the beauty queens, the weird hair and his gold-plated billionaire real estate empire."

Robert Ariail

14 April 2011

Dennys Funny Quotes: Odd News: Girl Yawns In Boring Class, Cannot Close Her Mouth, Goes To Hospital


Dennys Funny Quotes: Odd News: Girl Yawns In Boring Class, Cannot Close Her Mouth, Goes To Hospital: "OK, this is funny and not funny. Talk about downright strange. Have you ever yawned so much that you could not close your mouth - and jaw - back into position?

This college student was listening to a boring class lecture, let out a huge yawn, and then was terrified to discover she could not get her jaw back into position to close her mouth.

When your mouth is open that wide you can't talk, can't eat or drink. You can get dehydrated or even starve. Fortunately, a doctor knew exactly what to do for her by shoving a tall order of 26 tongue depressors into her gaping mouth. Then all they had to do was wait for her jaw muscles to get tired and then the doctor could set her jaw back into proper place."

The Social Poets: Jockeying For Power: Tea Party Says Replace Boehner Over 2011 Budget Deal

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The Social Poets: Jockeying For Power: Tea Party Says Replace Boehner Over 2011 Budget Deal: "The snake pit fought ferociously today delivering an intense political high stakes drama. Never mind there are 25 million people out of work and in dire need of jobs in America. Apparently, that is not a drama they find interesting enough to tackle when they can be jockeying for personal political power and recognition.

Congress and the White House were all about playing the game of 'Screw You!' as much as possible, creating serious bad blood in each party. The snakes are fighting the snakes in their own parties: Republicans vs. Republicans and Democrats vs. Democrats."

The Social Poets: Funny Video: Stephen Colbert Prepares Us 4 Life Without Glenn Beck

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The Social Poets: Funny Video: Stephen Colbert Prepares Us 4 Life Without Glenn Beck: " This is pretty funny stuff as Stephen shows the Beck clips of 'end of the world backpacks' every household should stash. It's got at least two weeks worth of freeze dried food that tastes yummy, according to Beck. Then Colbert goes on to lampoon the remaining stragglers of advertisers still willing to show their face, uh, their products on the Glenn Beck show."

Outrageous Funny Cartoon From Raymond Betancourt: Dracula Promotes Recycling

From Denny:  These are definitely not from the "freshies" pantry. Cartoonist Betancourt likes to be known as a fairy tale revisionist. Guess he's also a vampire tale revisionist because now Dracula is going "green."

Betancourt's blog is Twisted or you can view his latest cartoons and drawings at flickr.

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12 April 2011

Dennys Funny Quotes: Funny Video: Fat Cat Slouches Couch Potato Style, Watches Russian TV

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Dennys Funny Quotes: Funny Video: Fat Cat Slouches Couch Potato Style, Watches Russian TV: "This cat must be paying off some bad karma from some life time when he was naughty and was not allowed to reincarnate as a higher form of life, a human being. So, he comes back as a cat, a really fat cat. And a really fat cat that likes to hang out on the couch and watch TV."

The Social Poets: Funny Late Nite Jokes Roundup: Government Shutdown

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The Social Poets: Funny Late Nite Jokes Roundup: Government Shutdown: "For the moment the government shutdown was averted - until the next time. The coming battle for political supremacy will be fighting over raising the debt ceiling. Without it, the country is basically screwed for mortgage loans, small business loans: life."

10 April 2011

The Social Poets: Funny Videos: Jon Stewart Mocks Glenn Beck FOX News Departure

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The Social Poets: Funny Videos: Jon Stewart Mocks Glenn Beck FOX News Departure: "Did any of us think the long rambling weird reign of foul-mouthed Glenn Beck would ever stop? Well, even FOX News has had enough and told him last week his show was canceled. He will depart the end of the year when his contract ends. Well, it never was real news, just imagined news.

For months comics have lampooned Beck's messianic Hitler style attitude and declarations. Well, even Beck's fans began to evaporate. Turns out in January his fan base began dwindling. Originally, at the height of his nightly viewership was clocked at about three million."

Dennys Global Politics: Libya: African Union Tries Brokering Cease Fire With Gadafi, Cartoons

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Dennys Global Politics: Libya: African Union Tries Brokering Cease Fire With Gadafi, Cartoons: "Talks are in session with Gadafi and the rebels about a cease fire, brokered by the African Union and South African President Jacob Zuma. The hope is to end air strikes as well.

Read that as giving Gadafi cover for some time to either weasel out of the country or get his bearings back from so much bombing. After all, he wrote President Obama, like some affectionate pen pal, begging him to end the American air strikes as we worked to create the No-Fly Zone by eliminating most of Gadafi's air capability."

09 April 2011

The Soul Calendar: Funny Crazy Technology and Social Media Cartoons

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The Soul Calendar: Funny Crazy Technology and Social Media Cartoons: "Check out the silly funnies I found this week!


So, let us begin at the beginning when man first invented technology. OK, man has not changed much in several thousand years. He still loves his wheels to look good for the babes in the neighborhood..."

08 April 2011

The Social Poets: Government Shutdown and Cartoons: Courtesy of Tea Party and GOP

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The Social Poets: Government Shutdown and Cartoons: Courtesy of Tea Party and GOP: "This budget mess is a dark farce, courtesy of the Republicans and their inbred political cousins, the Tea Party. The GOP hates women and they hate giving federal funding for women's health care.

Millions of women depend upon that funding in Title 10 which provides reproductive and preventative care. Since it is mainly low-income women who are the beneficiary of these funds, Republicans don't care. After all, low-income people are not their voting demographic. Nor have they ever done anything for women either.

The whole process is disingenuous. To get the $100 billion the Tea Party demands, it's obvious: all you have to do is stop these idiot wars in Afghanistan and Iraq where we spend billions per month. And now our heavy involvement in Libya is equally expensive - to the tune of $1 million per Tomahawk missile fired to enforce the No-Fly Zone.

Want more easy cuts? Try the $1 billion 'tax cuts' for the wealthy that President Obama gave away far too easily, especially when 70 percent of the entire country said they did not want the rich to get tax cuts. He foolishly did it anyway. And now, here we are months later, with all of Congress and the President looking stupid in this budget fight."

07 April 2011

Dennys Funny Quotes: 7 Funny Cartoons: Change Is Good

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Dennys Funny Quotes: 7 Funny Cartoons: Change Is Good: " Take a short holiday trip through some funny cartoon minds to pick you up at the end of your work week. There is a cartoon for every size and taste. Musician? Check. Sports fan. Check. Fitness buff. Check. Foodie. Double Hot Fudge Sundae Check. Comic book fan, er, graphic novel. Yep. Fashionistas. That too. And not to be missed is the Louisiana Gator cartoon, totally twisted thinking if I say so myself. "

05 April 2011

Dennys: News Politics Comedy Science Arts & Food: Obama: Unemployed, Middle Class, Poor: Hey, Stupid, Watch Your Finances, Political Cartoons


Dennys: News Politics Comedy Science Arts & Food: Obama: Unemployed, Middle Class, Poor: Hey, Stupid, Watch Your Finances, Political Cartoons: "To add insult to economic injury, completely tone deaf politically, President Obama Declares April Financial Literacy Month.  After just announcing his reelection campaign now he is urging Americans to learn more about their personal finances. You have got to be kidding me. How insensitive and downright stupid is this statement? Where have you been the past three years since the economy shed millions of jobs?

Obama: Do you even read - or better yet re-read - your own speeches over the course of a year? Or do you just parrot the words off the page or teleprompter without giving it much thought later.  Like Bush, you appear to be sleepwalking through this presidency, dancing to the tune of political handlers and Big Business."

Funny Cartoon From Raymond Betancourt: Where Parenting and Sports Collide

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From Denny:  This cartoon made me laugh today. Talk about inspired thinking when it comes to parenting, well, at least from The Neanderthal Corner...  Sounds like an innovation my husband might try. (check below for cartoon image)

Raymond Betancourt from Twisted Cartoonist blog.



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01 April 2011

The Social Poets: 12 Best of The Web Funny April Fools Day: Pranked, Spoofed and Trashed


The Social Poets: 12 Best of The Web Funny April Fools Day: Pranked, Spoofed and Trashed: "There are those among us - of a cheeky bent - who look forward to this one day a year when people forgive us for pranking them. Today the web was full of April Fool's Day fun from every angle, a real bumper crop of craziness!

1 - First up: Google leads the fun with their prank about their new feature of 'motion-controlled' email. After all, typing on a keyboard is 'so last century,' right? And Google says it's also 'outdated' and 'inefficient.'

'To open a message make a movement as if you were opening an envelope. To reply, simply point backward with your thumb,' Google says in a video demonstration. More instructions? 'To reply all, use both hands. To send a message, lick a stamp and place it down.'

Well, you too can look like a complete fool by believing this satire and standing up in your office cubicle on Freaky Friday and get elected Fool Of The Day by using various body language to instruct your computer. It's like using cat body language to write an email. Hey, whatever floats your boat."

Funny April Fools Day Video: Google Proclaims YouTube Top 5 Viral Pictures of 1911

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From Denny: Google has been going crazy pranking people on the web all day long. This is one of several amusing tricks they are enjoying. As if YouTube existed in 1911, oh, well... :)

OK, the best of this video clip collection of really scratchy antique old silent film clips is toward the end. It stars a jazz cat playing a horn known as Flugelhorn Feline. Of course, being a real cat, he also decides to start licking the mouthpiece. Did they put catnip on it?


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12 Best of The Web Funny April Fools Day: Pranked, Spoofed and Trashed



Dennys Funny Quotes: 3 Funny Videos: Jon Stewart At Not War, Obama Defends Libya War

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Dennys Funny Quotes: 3 Funny Videos: Jon Stewart At Not War, Obama Defends Libya War: "Jon Stewart sure keeps this White House on their toes. Actually, he agrees with the President on going into Libya for the most part. But, being a comedian, it's his patriotic duty to lampoon politics wherever and whenever possible. These video clips are Stewart's response to when Obama and the coalition began bombing Gadafi to gain air superiority, establishing the No-Fly Zone."
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The Social Poets: Funny April Fools Day - Cheeky Quote Day


The Social Poets: Funny April Fools Day - Cheeky Quote Day 31 Mar 2010: "Just how old is the April Fools Day custom? Back in the 1500's, about 1582 in France, the day began as a way to ridicule stodgy people who were too stubborn to change with the times. Spring time is the season of change and cultures have always honored it. What funnier way to honor the concept of change in our lives than to play an April Fool's Day joke on someone? Tell yourself to be a good sport if you find yourself on the other side of that practical joke. The whole point of the day is to learn how to laugh at yourself because that is a sure sign that you are no fool. Ah, the road to wisdom... :)"

Dennys Funny Quotes: Funny Video: Stephen Colbert: Turd Sandwich in Libya

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Dennys Funny Quotes: Funny Video: Stephen Colbert: Turd Sandwich in Libya: "Only Stephen Colbert can put lipstick on a pig and call it beautiful. And that's what he did with Newt Gingrich's strange anti-Obama Anything that rarely makes sense these days. First, Newt is FOR a No-Fly Zone in Libya and then when Obama creates said zone, well, then Newtie is now against it. Go figure. Better yet - as Jon Stewart said, 'There are actually at least three women in America who have F'd Newt Gingrich. Now that's amazing!'

Turns out the funny name for this episode is because a White House aide told a reporter, Savannah Guthrie, that this Libya situation is basically so disgusting it's 'a turd sandwich.' Gee, and all the women in the world thought he was talking about Newtie. Hmmm... Gadafi or Newtie... yep, both are a filling for that sandwich.

What's funny is how badly the Republican critics of Obama kept trying to frame Obama's Libya speech. They tried to call it 'a dog's breakfast' to which Colbert puts up photos of breakfast at McDonald's to verify."
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