LOST IN SPACE COMES TO THE PENTAGON – THE SHINBONE STAR

I want a uniform too! I deserve one. It is, as they say, the least they can do for me.

THE SHINBONE STAR

With an announcement that sent asteroids off predicted trajectories, space cadet and great interstellar explorer Donald “Captain Bone Spurs” Trump added another dimension to the largest and most powerful military force on the planet. As of today the United States of America has a nascent sixth branch of the military – the U.S. Space Force.

Several sources confirmed to the Shinbone Star that Trump conceived his stellar idea while reading the back of a box of Lucky Stars cereal. He told them he had reached his brilliant decision after seeing clear evidence that the Russkies and pesky Chinese want to monopolize outer space in his cereal bowl. To prove it he laid out two soggy bits of cereal that looked like dreaded Communist red stars. He reportedly changed his story after hearing chief of staff John Kelly snickering in the next room.

Secret Tralfamadorian outer space envoy and special counselor…

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Author: Marilyn Armstrong

Writer, photography, blogger. Previously, technical writer. Retired! Yay!

11 thoughts on “LOST IN SPACE COMES TO THE PENTAGON – THE SHINBONE STAR”

      1. I don’t think Mr. Dutton Peabody, Esq. Original owner and editor of the Shinbone Star would appreciate this. He had to deal with Liberty Valance and it drove him to drink and beyond.

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