The Un-Funnies

EDITOR’S NOTE: Here at The Shinbone Star, we take pride in our mission of “being no longer encumbered by any sense of fair play,” and we take that mission seriously. But when you have a joke as your president, the need to laugh in the face of foolishness is cathartic and many times necessary. In […]

The Dump Trump Dump: Report from the Dictators’ Ball

President (for Life) Trump’s annual Dictators’ Ball at his Mar-A-Lago estate was, by all permitted accounts, a rollicking success. The event was a sellout, though the 500 highly coveted $1 million dollar tickets were restricted to “current and former dictators, their spouses, mistresses, cronies, money-launderers and weapons-suppliers, and Fox News hosts and executives.” As always, […]

Man, that CPAC thing was a crash course in delusion

Barack Obama strode onto the stage at the LDAC — Liberal Democrats Action Conference — and began hugging and humping the American flag near the podium. He then launched into a two hour, invective-laced hate speech directed toward conservatives and the vindictive, failing policies of the Republican Party. Then he . . . Sorry, that was […]

Trumplandia: Mar. 2 — 9, 2019

Presidential Harassment Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 41.8% — down from 42% last week Rasmussen Poll: 50% — up from 49% last week Welcome to Trumplandia, a place where with a bit of wit and snark, we keep the world caught up on all of the tasty Nuggets-O-Trump you may have heard […]

Trumplandia: Feb. 23 — Mar. 2, 2019

Deal or No Deal Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 42% — down from 42.7% last week Rasmussen Poll: 49% — same as last week Welcome to Trumplandia, a place where with a bit of wit and snark, we keep the world caught up on all of the tasty Nuggets-O-Trump you may have […]

Trumplandia: June 9 — 16, 2018

Two Virgins Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: Gallup Poll: 42% — up from 41% last week Rasmussen Poll: 47% — same as last week Welcome to Trumplandia, a place where with a bit of wit and snark, we keep the world caught up on all of the tasty Nuggets-O-Trump you may have heard about […]