Koch-Sponsored All-Male Panel: We're Just Like Susan B. Anthony

Charles and David Koch held a retreat at a California resort this weekend, where Republican candidates gathered around a pool of Koch money, attached vacuum cleaner extensions to their snouts, and gazed pleadingly at them. All conditions seemed ripe for—could it be—yes, praise Jesus, we’ve got ourselves another … » 8/03/15 11:20am 8/03/15 11:20am

After Mom's Death, 7-Year-Old Raises Over S16,000 to Fight Cancer

In January, 7-year-old Kenna Reeder's mother died of breast cancer. The very next day, Kenna walked into the kitchen holding her savings in a money jar. She started counting the bills and change and informed her dad that she was getting ready for Relay for Life, the American Cancer Society's yearly overnight… » 4/22/13 10:00am 4/22/13 10:00am

Spanish Moms Pose Semi-Nude for a Calendar to Raise Money to Pay for Their Kids’ School Bus

Times are tough in Spain, the Eurozone's fourth-largest economy. After its construction bubble popped and the rest of Europe realized that Spain needed a bailout like whoa, unemployment skyrocketed and now hovers stubbornly around 25 percent. The government's plan to assuage the country's creditors with a round of… » 12/31/12 12:15pm 12/31/12 12:15pm

Shocking: More Women Gave Obama Money Than Romney

Poor Mitt Romney; all of the money, self-tanner, and binders of women in the entire world couldn't get him into the good graces of America's ladies last month. Only 28 percent of his donors were women, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, while female donors made up 44 percent of the Obama campaign's… » 12/14/12 12:15pm 12/14/12 12:15pm

Ann Romney's Birthday Party to Be Hosted by a Dude Arrested for Barbecuing a Dog

Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, who once strapped his dog to the roof of the family station wagon before embarking on a road trip, has again chosen to thumb his nose at the all-important dog vote by throwing a fundraising birthday party for his wife Ann at the house of Frederick Malek III. While to most people,… » 4/13/12 12:00pm 4/13/12 12:00pm

Oblivious Lady to Raise $1500 on Kickstarter for Her Rainbow Birthday Parade

Kickstarter is very useful for many people of all stripes, but there is a line that must be drawn somewhere to determine what is worthy of crowdsourced funding and what is just asinine. Fortunately, one woman from Brooklyn has come along and shown us exactly where that line should be placed. Meet Jessi, a 33-year-old… » 4/12/12 10:40am 4/12/12 10:40am

A Cupcake War Is the Stupidest Kind of War

As far as the education of your children goes, nothing seems to be more complicated than navigating the social minefield that is the PTA. There's the constant jockeying between the stay-at-home-moms and the working moms, and then there are the bake sales. Oh, the bake sales. Nevermind that they are fraught with peanut… » 3/19/12 6:30pm 3/19/12 6:30pm

Students Told To Pay Up To Make Justin Bieber Music Stop

While many children are clamoring to hear more from Justin Bieber's Christmas album, one high school used his music to torment older kids into participating in a fundraiser. At Evanston Township High School in Illinois, administrators agreed to blare the song "Baby" over the loudspeaker between classes until the… » 12/18/11 11:19pm 12/18/11 11:19pm

Decidedly Unsexy High School Fundraiser For Breast Cancer Is Deemed Too Sexy

We have plenty of problems in America, but currently nothing is tearing our nation asunder like the fight over using naughty phrases about boobies in the fight against breast cancer. The latest battle is taking place in an Arizona high school, where a pink shirt that reads "Feel for lumps — Save your bumps," is… » 10/27/11 9:50am 10/27/11 9:50am

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