The Quiz: March

Probable effect of Ross Perot getting into the race as he is now considering:A. Siphon off votes from Bob DoleB. Stocks of companies that make colorful charts will skyrocketC. No election, Larry King just decides who he wantsD. Suddenly Dole and Clinton don't look so badThe House passed an immigration bill which would:A. Add 5,000 border patrol agentsB. Put a pirhana infested moat along the borderC. Require use of a secret password before you could enter the U.S.D. Let anyone in as long as they brought an entree, salad or dessertDespite no budget agreement for '96, President Clinton submitted his budget:A. For 1997B. From a time long ago and far awayC. For the eventual Powell presidencyD. For the hell of itMinorities were not undercounted in the 1990 Census according to (Choose one: The Supreme Court /Pat Buchanan)Problem with British beef that caused France to suspend imports:A. Suspicion that it has mad-cow diseaseB. The French don't like mad cows they prefer them just a bit surly C. It's all well-done and coated with gravyThe new Betty Crocker was made by combining:A. The features of 75 womenB. Claudia Schiffer's looks and Julia Child's voiceC. Anna Nicole Smith's cupcakes with Sara Lee's buns

Enjoy this piece?

… then let us make a small request. AlterNet’s journalists work tirelessly to counter the traditional corporate media narrative. We’re here seven days a week, 365 days a year. And we’re proud to say that we’ve been bringing you the real, unfiltered news for 20 years—longer than any other progressive news site on the Internet.

It’s through the generosity of our supporters that we’re able to share with you all the underreported news you need to know. Independent journalism is increasingly imperiled; ads alone can’t pay our bills. AlterNet counts on readers like you to support our coverage. Did you enjoy content from David Cay Johnston, Common Dreams, Raw Story and Robert Reich? Opinion from Salon and Jim Hightower? Analysis by The Conversation? Then join the hundreds of readers who have supported AlterNet this year.

Every reader contribution, whatever the amount, makes a tremendous difference. Help ensure AlterNet remains independent long into the future. Support progressive journalism with a one-time contribution to AlterNet, or click here to become a subscriber. Thank you. Click here to donate by check.

DonateDonate by credit card


Thanks for your support!

Did you enjoy AlterNet this year? Join us! We're offering AlterNet ad-free for 15% off - just $2 per week. From now until March 15th.