Kelly Campaign Spokesman Apologizes

By John Semmens — Semi-News — A Satirical Look at Recent New T.J. L’Heureux, Arizona Democratic Senate candidate Mark Kelly’s deputy press secretary, called police “worthless f–ing pigs” in a tweet posting. This week, under pressure from the campaign, he apologized saying “I deeply regret my comment and apologize for what I wrote. My comment … More Kelly Campaign Spokesman Apologizes

Senators Question IRS Spying

By John Semmens – Semi-News — A Satirical Look at Recent News Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and ranking member Patrick Leahy (D-Vt) sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew demanding to know why the IRS is using secret cellphone tracking systems to spy on Americans. “This warrant-less eavesdropping appears to be a blatant invasion … More Senators Question IRS Spying

Germany Struggles to Make Immigrants Feel Welcome

By John Semmens – Semi-News — A Satirical Look at Recent News Germany is taking some extraordinary steps to try to accommodate an estimated 1.5 million Muslim immigrants that will enter the country this year. In a number of locations German students have been assigned to perform domestic chores—including doing laundry, preparing meals and cleaning up after the … More Germany Struggles to Make Immigrants Feel Welcome

Democrat Says Drop Benghazi Investigation

By John Semmens – Semi-News — A Satirical Look at Recent News Member of the House Select Committee on Benghazi Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif) is calling for an end to the investigation. As Schiff sees it, “the hearings can serve no useful purpose. Closing them down will save the taxpayers’ money.” Schiff, who has attended only one of … More Democrat Says Drop Benghazi Investigation

Bush Endorses Universal Surveillance

By John Semmens – Semi-News — A Satirical Look at Recent News In a bid to position himself as the “Big Brother” candidate in juxtaposition to what he characterized as the “Angry Uncle” candidacy of Donald Trump, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush called for an end to “private encryption of any and every kind.” “When private individuals encrypt … More Bush Endorses Universal Surveillance

Russian Calls for War Crimes Inquiry into Atom Bombs Dropped by US

By John Semmens – Semi-News — A Satirical Look at Recent News Russian legislator Sergei Naryshkin called for an international military tribunal to open an investigation of the United States’ bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, calling the bombings “a crime against humanity.” While most historians agree that the bombings resulted in fewer Japanese casualties than would … More Russian Calls for War Crimes Inquiry into Atom Bombs Dropped by US

Kerry Insists that ‘Death to America’ Is Just Rhetoric

By John Semmens – Semi-News — A Satirical Look at Recent News In his continuing quest to sell Congress on what House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) labeled a “diplomatic masterpiece,” Secretary of State John Kerry tried to reassure the House Foreign Affairs Committee that Iran’s vow to take down the United States is “mere rhetoric for domestic … More Kerry Insists that ‘Death to America’ Is Just Rhetoric

A Vote for Hillary Is a Vote to Preserve Obamacare

By John Semmens – Semi-News — A Satirical Look at Recent News Seeking to build on the momentum of last week’s Supreme Court decision upholding the Obama Administration’s executive “tweaking” of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), presidential candidate Hillary Clinton sought to reassure voters that they could count on her to preserve this law. Clinton warned that “if … More A Vote for Hillary Is a Vote to Preserve Obamacare

Release of Illegal Alien Criminals Called ‘Humanitarian’

By John Semmens – Semi-News — A Satirical Look at Recent News The Obama Administration’s release of illegal immigrants who went on to commit more than 100 murders was defended on “humanitarian” grounds by ICE Director Sarah Saldana. “These individuals all faced prison in their home countries,” Saldana said. “These foreign prisons are not like our prisons. There’s … More Release of Illegal Alien Criminals Called ‘Humanitarian’