Jester’s Court — February 13, 2013

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factsFacts and figures from Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.

foolishBarack Obama’s failed transparency promises.

internationalItaly’s former intelligence chief was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for his involvement in a secret CIA rendition case.

internationalIranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is going rogue as new elections loom.

internationalA former erotic movie star who fans call “The Divine Bosom” has launched herself into Chinese politics.

internationalFrance’s communist party has dropped the hammer and sickle in favor of a five-pointed star.

fashionableOklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn does the unthinkable for a national politician. He grows a beard.

fashionableJoe Biden’s glasses stir more interest than Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech.

bizarreTed Nugent and Texas  Rep. Sheila Jackson, two political opposites, gave each other a hug and exchanged smiles after the President’s State of the Union Speech.

politicsGeorgia Rep. Paul Broun is taking pride in claiming to be the first to call Barack Obama a socialist.

doubtfulFlorida Sen. Marco Rubio opposes raising the minimum wage because he wants people to make more than that.

awkwardRepublican Senators are ready to conduct a filibuster against Chuck Hagel’s nomination as Defense Secretary, but they don’t want to call it that.

quotesJohn Morse, Colorado Senate President: Do you smell marijuana in here, or is it just me?

quotesSupreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia criticized the annual State of the Union ritual, calling the presidential speech something worth skipping because it is a “rather silly affair.”

governmentsAn Arizona appeals court has issued a ruling that upholds the right of authorities to prosecute pot smokers for driving under the influence even when there is no evidence that they are actually high.

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One Response to Jester’s Court — February 13, 2013

  1. Patrick says:

    I’m pretty sure that’s goatee is the type they wear in the evil alternate universe – at least, if Star Trek is to be believed on matters of Physics.

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