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Politics On Tap – Weekend edition

POLITICS ON TAP
by Baron von Kowenhoven

National Security officials say the domestic drone program will continue being developed in for fighting the war on terror, despite widespread public concern for privacy…

– So quit complaining, David & Susan Conners of 420 Randall Road, Witchita, Kansas: You’re setting a bad example for your 2 kids, Tim and Chloe, ages 7 and 12. They have enough troubles, what with Chloe’s poor grades and Timmy’s bedwetting…

U.S. employers added 80,000 jobs in June, a third straight month of weak hiring that shows the economy is struggling three years after the recession ended…

… Congrats to President Obama for three consecutive “Summer of Recovery’s”…

A wave of violent storms has hammered the Washington DC area, knocking out power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses…

… It’s so wet in DC, Patrick Kennedy sailed his boat into a light pole…

Oliver Stone claims to have smoked marijuana all over the world, but says the best pot is made in the USA…

… So you all can take back what you said about Oliver Stone not being a patriot… GO USA!

Chris Rock ignited a firestorm with his 4th of July tweet: “Happy white peoples independence day the slaves weren’t free but I’m sure they enjoyed fireworks.”…

… A beloved and incredibly rich black guy who supports the incredibly popular black President of the most powerful nation on earth thinks America is bad for blacks… I get it Chris, you said it man.

Occupy protesters in Seattle marked the Fourth of July by throwing $5,000 out of a hotel window in a protest against the influence of money in politics…

… Ironically, most of it rained down on Jimmy Fallon…

Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said in a speech before Parliament that starting in 2013, gay couples in France will legally be able to marry as well as adopt children…

… But just in case, France surrendered to Anderson Cooper…

AND FINALLY: Egypt’s President-elect Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood has promised to work for the release of Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman, mastermind of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing…

… In other words, he wants that Arab Sprung… get it? Arab Spring? … Oh, forget it.

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