The Daily Beast: Up to a Point: P.J. O’Rourke on SOTU, the Super Bowl and Nukes

January 31st, 2014

The Daily Beast
by P.J. O’Rourke
January 31, 2014

Democrats and Republicans ARE Working Together in Congress…

On new Farm Bill that will cost $956.4 billion. This is 53 times the GDP of Afghanistan. Nix a couple of soybean subsidies and we could have avoided war and just bought the damn country.

In other bipartisan news, President Obama fixes NSA snooping. Issues orders that whenever NSA overhears private phone conversations, agency has to cover its ears and shout, “La, la, la, la, la, I can’t hear you!”

Yet Surely There’s More to Life Than Politics…

Watched Grammys with TV muted and real music on stereo in background. Katy Perry and Juicy J performed beautiful duet from La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi, for all I know.

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