Happy Earth Day! Today is a day we can all band together and share our love for this beautiful planet—or at least drown our sorrows about climate change with nerdy themed cocktails. Later today, President Barack Obama will mark the occasion with a climate-focused speech in the Florida Everglades. Show More Summary
Happy Earth Day! President Obama celebrated with a trip to the Florida Everglades to highlight the perils of climate change and talk up his proposed power plant emission rules. Back in Washington, House Republicans observed the occasion with a subcommittee vote on a measure that would delay those rules. The sponsors of the bill, as it turns…
Looks like Loretta Lynch’s long wait may be over: Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch, nominated by President Obama in November, will get a confirmation vote in the coming days under a deal announced Tuesday morning by Senate leaders that ends a weeks-long impasse sparked by partisan divides over immigration and abortion. “I’m glad we […]
Is Selina a good president? We may never know! Why? Because even when Selina-as-POTUS does something right, she or someone on her team will do something wrong. And the something wrong will forever overshadow the something right, even if the wrong thing is relatively miniscule and the right thing is... More »
It’s another glorious day in U.S. America, because according to our calendar — which we marked with lots of lolz and smiley faces and some more lolz — today is the day Senator Doctor Rand Paul declares he is running for president, hooray! Read more on Happy Rand Paul Is Running For President Day, Everyone!…
We already knew President Obama watches “House of Cards,” but now we get to see him do his best Frank Underwood impersonation. “Hello, everybody. This is not Frank Underwood. This is Barack Obama. Happy April Fool’s Day,” he says. “Frank...Show More Summary
Unless this is some kind of negotiating tactic to get even more money for his crappy reality show. it looks like Donald Trump really is running for president! O, happy day! Vox reports he's launching an exploratory committee today, and...Show More Summary
Mr. President collaborated with production company Mindseye and director Alison Jackson on a new spot celebrating Mother’s Day with the queen for The Body Shop UK. Utilizing a cast of look-alikes, the spot envisions Charles preparing a Mother’s Day surprise with help from Camilla and sons Wills and Harry. Show More Summary
Happy Speaker of the House's Day! Isn't that what you'd call the day two days after Presidents' Day? But wait, should it be Speakers of the House's Day? Speakers' of the House Day? What's the ruling on that? And that makes tomorrow Senate Presidents Pro Tempore Day, I guess. Show More Summary
Happy Vice Presidents' Day! I guess. Is it not? Is there no Vice Presidents' Day? There should be! It's another packed house today, with snow keeping everyone home. Which means that today's Kagro in the Morning show "is recorded before...Show More Summary
On the intersection of Presidents' Day and Black History Month, Erica Armstrong Dunbar highlights an uncomfortable truth about George Washington: he was a proud and fervent slave owner. During the president's two terms in office, the Washingtons relocated first to New York and then to Philadelphia. Show More Summary
Happy Presidents Day. Here are 15 presidential media firsts, from the first president to be photographed to the first president to photograph himself using a selfie stick. March 4, 1841, President William Henry Harrison reportedly sat for a photo that was quickly lost, according to The Atlantic. Show More Summary
Happy Presidents Day 2015! True American heroes don't come any truer than these two... who we decided to pit against each other to determine the greatest of all time. OF ALL TIME! In an epic Fashion Face-Off for the ages! Sort of literally! Honest...Show More Summary
NSFW version here. So is this a legit photo of Justin Bieber’s commander-in-chief? Dude, I don’t know, all dicks kinda look alike to me, but AJ Daulerio over at Ratter seems pretty familiar and convinced of its authenticity. Get the full scoop on Justin’s alleged dong at the link. Enjoy the rest of the holiday […]
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Happy President’s Day! Our office is closed today to observe the holiday and will reopen for business as usual tomorrow morning. Mortgage rates inched higher last week following the stronger than expected Jobs Report. Overall, mortgage rates are still very low and offer a great opportunity for home buyers and home owners who are considering […]
(February 16, 2015 10:28 AM, by Bryan Caplan) My former student Daniel Lin, professor at American University, is easily the funniest economist I know. If you're not following him on Twitter, you should be. The latest example of his hilarious insightfulness: In honor of Presidents Day, I'm going... (0 COMMENTS)
So which is it: Presidents’ Day or Washington’s Birthday? What about Abraham Lincoln? The best answer I found online is from Snopes.com (recommended): Claim: The federal holiday observed in the United States on the third Monday of February is officially designated as “Presidents’ Day.” FALSE Their post is long and detailed,...
Happy Presidents’ Day from iLounge! We’ll be on a limited publication schedule today in observance of Presidents’ Day, and Family Day in Canada. We will return to normal updates on Tuesday, Feb. 17. Thanks for reading!...
Happy Presidents' Day! Everyone around here is off from school and work, but they're all busy, so I might as well go ahead and do a live show. As always, there's lots of news to make fun of, and plenty of events that write their own jokes. Show More Summary