Articles by: Michael Hayne
 Follow Michael on Twitter and Facebook, and like NJ Laughing Liberally Lab if you love political humor from a progressive point-of-view. Seriously, follow him or he'll send you a photo of Governor Christie in a speedo. Michael is a comedian/VO artist/impressionist who co-wrote a feature length award-nominated film, contributed to NY Times Laugh Lines, guest blogged for Joe Biden, appeared in Nat Geo's Drugged: High on Marijuana (where apparently he battled herbal terrorists), contributes humorous commentary to MSNBC.com affiliated Cagle Media and NewJerseyNewsroom, and wrote for Huffington Post, Reality Check, and for FireDogLake.com's "Just Say Now" Marijuana campaign (But if you're Eric Holder and reading this, my name is actually Alex Jones).  

Cracker Barrel Fires 73-Year-Old Vet For Giving Corn Muffin To Homeless Guy

Cracker Barrel Fires 73-Year-Old Vet For Giving Corn Muffin To Homeless Guy

Joe Koblenzer, a 73-year-old veteran of the Vietnam War who worked as a greeter at a Florida Cracker Barrel for 3 years to supplement his Social Security, was recently fired after it was discovered he had given food to a homeless person.

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2014 Dick Cheney Does Not Want You To Listen To 1994 Dick Cheney (VIDEO)

2014 Dick Cheney Does Not Want You To Listen To 1994 Dick Cheney (VIDEO)

An awesomely amazing thing about today’s internet, besides adorable animal memes, is digital storage. Thanks to video-sharing sites like YouTube, anyone can readily access a video from a previous time (typically a cat video) and use that video to better understand the present-day situation. Naturally, politicians hate it since it […]

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Dick Cheney, Architect of Current Iraq Crisis, Forms Anti-Obama Group (VIDEO)

Dick Cheney, Architect of Current Iraq Crisis, Forms Anti-Obama Group (VIDEO)

Dick and Liz Cheney have formed an anti-Obama group.

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Iraq Vet Blasts Romney and Iraq Revisionists With Damning Letter

Iraq Vet Blasts Romney and Iraq Revisionists With Damning Letter

Iraqi Veteran Jim Wright devastatingly destroyed the past and current right-wing arguments regarding Bush’s action in Iraq in an epic rant you must read!

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San Francisco Plans To Increase Min Wage To $15 An Hour

San Francisco leads the way in the minimum wage battle by planning an increase to $15 an hour.

San Francisco leads the way in the minimum wage battle by planning an increase to $15 an hour.

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Hypocrisy Alert: McCain, Former POW Swap Himself, Blasts Bergdahl Deal

Hypocrisy Alert: McCain, Former POW Swap Himself, Blasts Bergdahl Deal

Somebody really needs to tell the Senator to have a warm glass of milk and nap this one out.

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Driving On Awesome Solar Roadways Is Right Around The Corner (IMAGES & VIDEO)

Driving On Awesome Solar Roadways Is Right Around The Corner (IMAGES & VIDEO)

Imagine solar panels that melt snow and let you drive, park, and walk on all while outing greenhouse gases by 75 percent. Today is one step closer to that reality as Solar Roadways passes its crowdfunding goal.

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‘Weed Fairy’ Posts Signs With Free Pot Around Seattle (VIDEO)

‘Weed Fairy’ Posts Signs With Free Pot Around Seattle (VIDEO)

Seattle residents started seeing these flyers taped to street poles around the Capital Hill area last week.

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Conservatives Greet Wendy Davis With Disgusting “Abortion Barbie” Posters (IMAGE)

Conservatives show their usual hypocrisy by complaining about the names that people call Sarah Palin, and then calling Wendy Davis "Abortion Barbie" in the same breath, and greeting her with vile posters to illustrate their point.

Conservatives show their usual hypocrisy by complaining about the names that people call Sarah Palin, and then calling Wendy Davis “Abortion Barbie” in the same breath, and greeting her with vile posters to illustrate their point.

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Wheel Of Fortune Host Says Anyone Who Believes In Global Warming Is ‘Unpatriotic Racist’ (IMAGE)

CC Photo by Raymond Fudge

The longtime host of ABC’s Wheel of Fortune appears to have bought a vowel to spell idiot as he blasted the overwhelming scientific consensus that supports global warming.

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Protests Erupt In Washington After A Rich Man With 7 DUIs Avoids Jail Time

Shawn Goodman.

After learning of the ludicrously light sentence (most people get worse than that for driving without a seat-belt), members of the Olympia community are furious and intend on protesting

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GOP Obstruction On Climate Change Is Dooming Major American Cities

Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News

Miami and other major cities will likely be underwater before the Senate can muster enough votes to meaningfully confront climate change.

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The Hilarious Michael Sam Parody You Must Watch (VIDEO)

Heckbender.

The candid video is introduced with a concerned parent wanting to talk to his very enlightened 7-year-old son about the St. Louis Rams’ selection of Michael Sam.

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Twitter Hilariously Responds To Ann Coulter Mocking Nigerian Girl Hashtag Campaign (IMAGES) 

Twitter Hilariously Responds To Ann Coulter Mocking Nigerian Girl Hashtag Campaign (IMAGES) 

Ann Coulter found herself the target of vicious mockery after she mocked the First Lady over the #BringBackOurGirls campaign. Whoops.

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Mitt Romney Breaks Ranks With Republicans And Calls For Raising The Minimum Wage (VIDEO)

Mitt Romney Breaks Ranks With Republicans And Calls For Raising The Minimum Wage (VIDEO)

Spending power needs to be in the hands of those who actually spend in the real economy, as opposed to those who tuck it away in Swiss banks or horde it.

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800,000 Floridians Face REAL Death Panels Because Republican Governor Refuses To Accept Obamacare

800,000 Floridians Face REAL Death Panels Because Republican Governor Refuses To Accept Obamacare

Since Obama is still black and a Kenyan socialist, states with a right-wing Governor are doing what they do best: Choose petty partisan politics over actually helping the poor and middle class.

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‘Don’t Say Gay’ Republican Compares Obamacare To Holocaust, Even His Own Party Is Furious

‘Don’t Say Gay’ Republican Compares Obamacare To Holocaust, Even His Own Party Is Furious

We all know that you can’t open up a history book without being bombarded with pages detailing Hitler’s healthcare polices. Right?

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One Image Showing How This Generation Is Getting Screwed On Minimum Wage (IMAGE)

This image, in a nutshell, says why the minimum wage needs to be raised.

This image, in a nutshell, says why the minimum wage needs to be raised.

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Iowa GOP Candidates Demand That Judges Enforce Biblical Law (VIDEO)

Iowa GOP Candidates Demand That Judges Enforce Biblical Law (VIDEO)

Iowa’s four Republican candidates for U.S. Senate all declared that they would immediately block the nomination of a judge who did not have a “biblical view” of justice.

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Cliven Bundy Admits He ‘Might Be A Welfare Queen’ In Brutal CNN Interview (VIDEO)

Cliven Bundy admitting that allowing his cattle to graze freely on the Federal dime "might" make him a "welfare queen."

Since the entire news media appears to be utterly obsessed with Cliven Bundy, I shall not break precedent and cover anything else. Cliven Bundy, a cattle codger who more closely resembles a child who dropped her sweets than Patrick Henry, is so far off the reservation (one that doesn’t pay […]

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