Politics

After Recount, The Real Winner of the 2016 Election Is . . .

RONALD MCDONALD! Voters and politicians everywhere were shocked, stunned, and speechless as the results of the recount were announced last night. Even those who insisted that the initial election count could not possibly be accurate were not expecting this result. But, as one thoughtful voter from Florida remarked, Really, this is a better result than […]

How The Economy Works

Brown jug with sign: If whiskey interferes with your business, give up your business.

We hear a great deal about The Economy in the news, on the radio, on television, on the primary school reading list, and even on candy bar wrappers. But not many people really understand The Economy or how it works. This article will give you the basics and, in fact, all you need to know […]

Leaked US Presidential Election Ballot

2016 Official U.S. Presidential Election Ballot

As most of you know (whichever side of the Atlantic you happen to be on), it’s election season over in the United States. The Americans are voting for their next president, because apparently they haven’t figured out how much easier elections are when you have a Royal Family with a well-defined method for choosing the […]

The Frog King

In olden times, when wishing still helped one, there lived a king whose daughters were all beautiful, but the youngest was so beautiful that the sun itself, which has seen so much, was astonished whenever it shone in her face. Close by the King’s castle lay a great dark forest, and under an old lime-tree […]

Occupy Iowa 2016

WE ARE THE 98%

Another “Occupy” movement has begun in a state called Iowa—one of the fifty or so “United States of America,” which are more or less united (depending upon the party affiliation of the person you ask). Called Occupy Iowa 2016, the movement began after the 1 February, 2016 Iowa Caucus, which is something like a cactus […]

Jim Jocifero for Resident

== THE FOLLOWING IS A PLAID ADVERTISEMENT == The Flying News is not responsible for the contents, nor for the opinions expressed therein. VOTE JIM JOCIFERO FOR U.S. RESIDENT Dear Citizens1 of the United States, Iowa, Puerto Rico, and other Less Significant Territories: It is with heartfelt sincerity that I wish to impress upon you […]

Gender Neutral Brand Names

You would think, since we now live in a gender-neutral world™, that commercial entities would make the necessary efforts to ensure the sexlessness of their products and brand names. This, we regret to say, is far from the case. So, in the interests of progress, the advance of civilization, and the future of the human […]

Supreme Court Rules EULA Invalid Without Legal Counsel

Have you ever involuntarily sold your eldest child, your soul, or your prize poodle Fritzy?1 If so, chances are roughly 1.3242579 x 10A Very Large Number to 1 that you did so by signing a Computer Software License (EULA). Our astute readers will already have realized that these agreements are carefully designed by behavioral psychologists […]

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