Tag: charity

North Carolina Says, ‘No Butt Stuff!’ Wonkagenda For Thursday, December 22, 2016

A Trump kid tries to set an example for his father, Obamacare is booming, and North Carolina gives gay people the shaft. Your daily news brief!

Uday and Qusay Trump Definitely Not Selling Access In Big Hunting-Themed Fundraiser, Nope

Pay to play? We are shocked, shocked that anyone would suggest such a thing.

Obama Saves Alaska! Wonkagenda For Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Obama saves Alaska, Trump's spawn tried steal some cash, and Chris Christie just got screwed! Your Daily News Brief
Good thing he's trustworthy,or we might suspect he's not always truthful.

Donald Trump’s Foundation Remarkably Bad At Charity, Ain’t That A Kick In The Pants?

Donald Trump caught lying again about charitable donations? The deuce you say!

Turns Out Donald Trump’s Idea Of Charity Involves A Lot Of Golf

There has never really been any doubt that Donald Trump is the king of hyperbole. Telling everyone he is the very best at business is his actual #brand, even though his corporate empire has had to avail itself of the...
Thy rod and thy staff, they comfort Heidi.

Sounds Like Ted Cruz Owes Jesus Some Money

Uh oh, the phone is ringing all day at the Cruz household, and it's coming from an unknown number. And nobody wants to pick it up, because it's the collection agency Jesus sent after one Canadian Ted Cruz, otherwise known...
Police haven't identified the neighbor who complained. But we think we can guess.

Why Are Hamptons Snobs Racist Against Kids With Lemonade Stands?

In yet another example of Big Government stifling the small entrepreneur, we learn that some nosy neighbors in East Hampton, New York, complained to cops last that Jerry Seinfeld's son and his pals were running an unlicensed lemonade stand. What's truly...
David Brooks Is Wrong

Literally Every Sentence David Brooks Says About Paris Shootings Is Wrong (VIDEO)

Sometimes David Brooks says things that are true or correct. However, this does not occur in the above clip from Meet the Press, a popular television fiasco. Not even once! Can we divide David Brooks' clump of TV words into...
Hey, what do I know?

Scott Walker Would Like All The Money For You To Pray With Him, Please

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker got re-elected somehow -- mandate of heaven, we guess -- and he's putting together plans for a big inaugural hootenanny. Now, in years past, inaugural events in Wisconsin used to also double as fundraisers for...

Barack Obama Hates God, Gives Money To Charities Instead Of Church

This past Friday the President released his tax returns for 2013. Little ink was spilled over this momentous occasion, because it was boring. Mind-numbingly boring. Like pretty much everyone else’s tax returns. In fact, the most interesting thing about the Obamas’...

Bible-Thumping Global Charity ‘World Vision’ Has Brief Shining Moment Of Reasonableness On Gay Marriage, Is Sorry About That

Courage of convictions. This is one of the most important courages out there, cited more often than almost any other courage. So it came as quite a pleasant surprise when World Vision, one of the largest faith-based, pro-Jesus global...

Elegance Maven Nancy Grace Finds These George Zimmerman / Rapper Person Fisticuffs Most Unseemly

Carrion-feeding HLN anchor Nancy Grace is not one bit happy about this upcoming pugilistic contest between acquitted teen-shooter George "Sweet Florida Justice" Zimmerman and rapper person "DMX," who sounds like an additive you'd find in cough syrup. Grace, whose...

GOP Representatives Need Their Gummint Money, So Stop Your Whining (Updated!)

(Breaking: See Schadenfreude-Filled Update at end of post) Welcome to all our Wonkettarian brothers and sisters. Our Inspirational Verse today comes from the Book of Chuck Jones and the Testament of Daffy, who sayeth, "After all, it was me or...

Tina Brown As Bad At Charity As She Is At Running Magazines And Websites

Former wunderkind editor and Number One Zombie Princess Di Fangirl Tina Brown has had a Very Bad Week. First came Buzzfeed's report that Barry Diller will finally push her out on her toned and shapely bottom, and now the...

It’s Cool, The Entire World Is Already Ruined, Don’t Even Worry About It

Who is dying today, besides all of us? To name three, as writers do, it's the bees, the ice, and Simpsons man Sam Simon! Have you heard about the bees? It's no big deal, they're just dying because all...

Rich People Do Not Give To Charity, Shocker

We will begin this post by asking you a variation of the thing we always ask you, which is: "does it surprise you that a disproportionate amount of rich people are dicks?" And of course it doesn't, we're used to...