Humor

Key Issues in the Republican debates?

With all the Republican-candidate nomination hoopla and numerous debates, there needs to be some levity in the process. You might feel that the candidates have already provided a lot of entertainment on and off stage (not usually intentionally), but here is another humorous take on political candidates.

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Who is Locking Up Who?

Who Is Locking up Who?Did you hear the one about the police officers who went to arrest Occupy Wall Street protesters in Springfield, Missouri? Well turns out after they did round up the protesters but the police officers are not the ones who had the last laugh!

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Planet Earth Says: Party Is Over! Everybody Out!

According to a statement released to the press Tuesday, the planet Earth has "just about run out of ways" to let its roughly 6.9 billion human inhabitants know it wants them all to leave.

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Answering the Emerge-n-See Call

Just because we?ve had a little wake up call is no cause for alarm. And if we?re gonna be woken up, we may as well wake up laughing. Because laughter is a tried-and-tested emerge n? see treatment that helps us emerge from the darkness and see the light.

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Ask The Swami

by Swami Beyondananda. The swami answers questions in his own humorous way dealing with his Oklahoman East Indian accent, same sex marriage, and speaks about the eight day of Creation.

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The Three Christs of Ypsilanti

Some 40 years ago, Dr. Milton Rokeach, a resident psychiatrist at Ypsilanti State Hospital in Michigan, placed three mental patients who had delusions of being Jesus Christ together in a therapy group. The three major religious systems are like the Three Christs of Ypsilanti. And, God has placed them all in a therapy group...

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Nothing Goes

by Swami Beyondananda. What if I told you you could do nothing all day and become fabulously wealthy in the process? If you say No way! I say, Absolutely right. Because now, thanks to my new network marketing company, NoWay, you can make a fortune selling boxes of Nothing.

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Duck Soup for the Soul

by Steve Bhaerman. Sedona has become the holy city for UFO aficionados, channelers, healers, psychics, and every other stripe of ascensioneer. Even crime in Sedona is different. White collar crime in Sedona generally involves people falsifying their astrological charts for job applications.

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Everybody for President

by Swami Beyondananda. I come to you tonight to declare that I am not a serious candidate for President, and that is precisely why I am asking for your support. We have had too much seriousness, and now we?re in serious trouble. Seriously. Seriousness is the prime cause of terrorism ...

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Ask the Swami

by Swami Beyondananda. The insightful and comedic Swami answers questions on life, hard-to -get-along-with bosses, and the state of knowing and unknowing

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We Need a New Precedent!

by Swami Beyondananda. Early this year, my inner voice told me loudly and clearly to campaign for President. My inner voice, like my outer voice, speaks with a slight East Indian accent, and so is sometimes difficult to understand. When I recently replayed my inner messages, I realized the message was, 'we need a new precedent.'

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Follow the Golden Rule

by Swami Beyondananda.

But Seriously, Folks -- what if we practiced what they preached and made the golden rule the golden ruler? Every year I do my State of the Universe Address, and every year it's pretty much the same thing. The Universe is doing fine, thank you. The state of the Universe ... is sublime. The state of our world ... is sub-lemon. Indeed, for...

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Swami's Swing State Swing

The Swami, who is the author of Swami for Precedent: A 7-Step Plan to Heal the Body Politic and Cure Electile Dysfunction, and founder of the Right-to-Laugh Party, believes the best way to end Bush-bashing is to get right to the source -- President Bush himself. 'If there is no Bush to bash,' Swami reasons, 'there will be no more Bush bashing.'

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