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Where Your Political Donation Goes

With over $1 billion spent in the 2016 presidential race alone, campaign donations continue to cause much controversy and even confusion for their role in shaping politics. Here is a step-by-step guide to how the average American’s political donation travels through a campaign

Roommate Skulking Around Edge Of Party Like Victorian Ghost Child

SEATTLE—Appearing initially in the far corner of the living room and then several minutes later on the threshold between the kitchen and the hallway, local roommate Kelsey Stahl was, by multiple accounts, seen skulking around the edge of a house party Friday like a Victorian ghost child.

Fact-Checking The Third Presidential Debate

Presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump sparred over subjects including foreign policy, the economy, and their fitness to hold the nation’s highest office in the final debate Wednesday. The Onion examines the validity of their assertions

Man Praying Interviewer Doesn’t Ask Any Questions

MINNEAPOLIS—His mouth going dry and his palms growing sweaty as he arrived at the offices of Regent Advertising Partners to interview for an open account manager position, local man Devin McKee reportedly prayed Thursday that the hiring manager wouldn’t ask him any questions during their meeting.

Origins Of Popular Slang Terms

As the internet helps push new words and expressions into common usage, many may wonder where our most ubiquitous idioms come from. Here are the origins of some popular slang terms and phrases

Intergalactic Law Enforcement Officers Place Energy Shackles On Hillary Clinton

PARADISE, NV—Materializing through a dimensional portal in front of a stunned audience at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, intergalactic law enforcement officers reportedly appeared onstage during Wednesday night’s presidential debate and placed a pair of glowing blue energy shackles on Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
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Historical Archives: Masthead

Editor-in-Chief, H. Ulysses Zweibel.

learn'd men of letters & esteem'd gentry, &c;, &c.; J. Michael Randazzo, Mr. John Krewson, Lrd. Joseph Garden.

GOODWOMAN, Ldy. Maria Schneider. WITCH, Megan Ganz.

town crier/giant, Chris Karwowski.

JUWES, Seth Reiss, Dan'l Guterman.

indentur'd scribes, Young John Harris, Chadeus Nackers, Michael Enzo Giuseppi DiCenzo, T. Hanson The Elder.

Swarthies, Michael Faisca,

Nicholas Gallo.

lay-abouts, Dan'l Klein, William Tracy, Cole Bolton, Samuel Kemmis, Sigmund Stern, Arthur Meyer.

Task master, Chester Parker Shelton Clem.

BEADLE, David Korn-feld.

press-man & POKE-STICK, Colin JayTierney.


Jeff Weston, Baratunde Thurston,

Matt Kirsch, Kelly Shea

quill boy, R. Sikoryak

slaves, Allison Compton, Katla McGlynn, Hilary Brennan-Maquez, Adam Valen Levinson, Matthew Morrison, Griffin Newman, Austin Smith, Priyank Mathur, Jinae West, Edward Small, Carson Vaughan, Natalya Vaynblat.

wet nurse, Julie Smith.

martyr, Scott Dikkers.

Other-Wise deceas'd, R. Dolan,

Molly Passanissi, Beatrice the Friendly Sow.


Interlocutors To Mammon.

mouth-piece for mister zweibel, David Schafer.

quister, Steve Hannah.

back-lasher, Michael McAvoy.

Pettifogger, Sean Mills.

ceremonial stooge, Will'm Wernecke.

bag-men & Glov'd vultures, Ryan Walther, Peter Teese, Sebastian Mei.


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