Hillary Doubles Down on Benghazi Lies

By John Semmens – Semi-News — A Satirical Look at Recent News Despite substantial evidence to the contrary, former Secretary of State and current contender for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination Hillary Clinton insists that she is the one telling the truth about the terrorist attack that killed four Americans in Benghazi in 2012. In an interview with … More Hillary Doubles Down on Benghazi Lies

Sanders Campaign Breach Called ‘Most Serious Threat Ever’

By John Semmens – Semi-News — A Satirical Look at Recent News Due to a temporary lapse of a “firewall” in the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) database, the Sanders campaign was able to access confidential information on the Clinton campaign. Discovery of the breach has led the DNC to block further access by the Sanders campaign. While blocking … More Sanders Campaign Breach Called ‘Most Serious Threat Ever’

Administration Defends Initial Moves Following San Bernardino Terrorist Attack

By John Semmens – Semi-News — A Satirical Look at Recent News December 2’s murder of 14 and wounding of 21 at an office holiday party by Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife Tashfeen Malik in San Bernardino, California was immediately recognized as terrorism by the FBI. Nonetheless, orders from the White House forbade the investigators from publicly … More Administration Defends Initial Moves Following San Bernardino Terrorist Attack

California Massacre Sparks Diverse Reactions

By John Semmens – Semi-News — A Satirical Look at Recent News A paramilitary assault by Syed Rizwan Farooq and his wife Tashfeen Malik on an office Christmas party in San Bernardino, California on Wednesday that left 14 dead and 21 more wounded has sown confusion at the highest levels of the US government. The attackers had apparently … More California Massacre Sparks Diverse Reactions

Reid and Obama Vow to Block Bill on Refugee Vetting

By John Semmens – Semi-News — A Satirical Look at Recent News Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev) and President Obama vowed they would block a House-passed measure to increase scrutiny of refugees from Syria and Iraq. Concern that terrorists might be hiding among those seeking to escape the war zone led to a veto-proof 289-137 bipartisan majority … More Reid and Obama Vow to Block Bill on Refugee Vetting

University Students Rally for Tyranny

By John Semmens – Semi-News — A Satirical Look at Recent News The protests at the University of Missouri that resulted in the ouster of President Tim Wolfe and Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin have reinvigorated student movements against freedom of speech across the nation. Brenda Smith-Lezama, vice president of the Missouri Students Association, took pride in the rising … More University Students Rally for Tyranny

Hillary Boasts ‘I Am Unstoppable’

By John Semmens – Semi-News — A Satirical Look at Recent News In an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel’s late night talk show, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton proclaimed her election next year as “inevitable. Nominally, Bernie Sanders is still in the race, but since he virtually endorsed me at the debate I think he’s seen the writing on the … More Hillary Boasts ‘I Am Unstoppable’

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