A modest proposal

News Item: “Canadian legislator Pat Martin offered up one of the most original excuses ever heard for hurriedly running out of the House of Commons during a vote. His new cheap pair of underpants was too tight. . . .”
News Item: “President Obama warned Monday that states will feel the pain of a Homeland Security Department shutdown if Congress can’t break an impasse by week’s end. But on Capitol Hill, no solution was in sight. . . .”
We should thank Canada today.
A viable approach  now suggests itself to persuade Congress into action.
Wedgies all around.

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Don’t know much about history,
don’t know much biology. . . .

Empty Classroom
News Headline: “Scott Walker calls for steep cuts to Wisconsin university system.”
News Headline: “Rauner’s budget plan to cut $209 million in University of Illinois funding.”
News Headline: “Brownback cuts Kansas school funding.”
To N.P., a Chicago reader, who asks if Tea Party governors are cutting school funds because ignorant electorates are easier to trick:
Heavens to Betsy, what a dreadful thing to say.

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