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No, this is NOT from the Onion!

Post by technovelist » Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:09 pm

I had to say that because it's hard to tell these days:

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government ... g-it-back/
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Re: No, this is NOT from the Onion!

Post by moda0306 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:15 pm

Politicians and their staff, including Trump, make hyperbolic comments like this all the time.

Breitbart is fake news.
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Re: No, this is NOT from the Onion!

Post by Kriegsspiel » Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:57 pm

There's some good stuff on what is apparently Huffington Post's "Onion Branch." The headlines alone...

Delivery Driver For Amazon Caught On Camera Pooping On Man’s Driveway

A homeowner in Sacramento County, California, is down in the dumps after an Amazon delivery contractor left a pile of feces in front of his house.
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“He was in shock when we saw the size of it,” Bautista said. “He ended up scooping it up with a plastic bag, but didn’t want to take it with him ― it smelled really bad.”

Bautista told CBS Sacramento that he suspects “the garbage can will smell like shit for the next few days.”
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The company gave Bautista a gift card to apologize for all the crap he had to deal with, but he told KTXL TV that his real concern was for the customers who had packages delivered by the driver after that person pooped.

Fergie Says She Couldn’t Stop Hallucinating On Crystal Meth

“I remember thinking: ‘If I walk outside, and the SWAT team’s out there, I was right all along,” she said. “But if they’re not out there, then it’s the drugs making me see things and I’m going to end up in an institution. And if it really is the drugs, I don’t want to live my life like this anymore, anyway.’ I walked out of the church; obviously there was no SWAT team, it was just me in a parking lot. It was a freeing moment.”
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Fergie said she talked to a hamper for eight hours while she was under the influence. She believed a person was inside the hamper.

“The drugs thing,” she said to iNews, “it was a hell of a lot of fun … until it wasn’t.”
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she was not claiming to be sober because she likes wine. “For most addicts, they would advise never to have any sort of substance,” she explained. “I just have my own journey
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Re: No, this is NOT from the Onion!

Post by Kriegsspiel » Mon Jan 07, 2019 6:23 pm

Another good headline I saw recently:

Kohler’s smart toilet promises a ‘fully-immersive experience’

An immersive toilet experience. They used to be called swirlies.
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Re: No, this is NOT from the Onion!

Post by Kriegsspiel » Wed Feb 27, 2019 6:35 pm

A man bought $540 in cookies so these Girl Scouts could escape the cold 22 Feb
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Man Who Bought $540 Worth Of Girl Scout Cookies Arrested In Drug Bust 27 Feb

Honestly, I thought it was gonna be for weed.
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