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Sports Tips From Sarah Palin (Satire)

By Stan Silliman On August - 5 - 2010
Sarah Palin is in town promoting her new book “Going Rogue , ” so we thought it might be a good time to get a few sports tips and ideas from the sporty ex-vice presidential candidate. A guy in front of me is anxious to present a gift to Sarah, a folding hunting knife he had forged himself. As he hands it to Palin, she reaches in her boot, saying, “That’s not a knife. THIS is a knife!” Then she pulls out a Rambo 12 jagged-blade, stabbing it into her desk. I’m thinking I’m going to have ...

Dutch Teen Wanting to Start World Cruise

By Stan Silliman On August - 5 - 2010
Laura Dekker wants to sail around the world… by herself, on her 26’ boat, Guppy. Laura is 14 and, until now, a Dutch court prevented her from launching.  Is this the nanny state overreaching?   We say let her sail, and her dad, Dick, doesn’t mind. He even encourages her, and for that reason, we will refrain from making any Dick Dekker jokes. Laura Dekker says, “I want simply to learn about the world and live freely.”   Her plan is to take two years to circumvent the world and when she is finished at 15, she will be the youngest ever to ...

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