AgustaWestland-AW101-VVIP-helicopter-exterior1The U.S. Federal Reserve has leased 736 helicopters in the past two weeks, an investigation by The Daily Currant has revealed.

According to sources the fleet is intended to be used in the Fed's new Aerial Liquidity Dispersal Operations (ALDO), an unconventional monetary easing program designed personally by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.... Read More →


122712hubpmapple_512x288 Apple CEO Tim Cook courted controversy today by claiming that rival Dell should be liquidated.

In an interview with TechCrunch, Cook said if he were in charge of the struggling company he would "shut it down and give the money back to shareholders."... Read More →


Erick-Erickson-CNN-2-cropped-proto-custom_28-615x345Fox News contributor Erick Erickson delved further into controversy today by claiming that most primates are more intelligent than human women.

In an interview on Lou Dobbs' radio show today, the founder of conservative blog RedState was asked why he thought there had never been a female president and responded in typically misogynistic fashion.... Read More →


On May 28th The Daily Currant published an article entitled “Gina Rinehart Calls for the Sterilization of the Poor” which referenced a Youtube video featuring Ms. Rinehart.

Like all articles we publish this article was strictly satirical in nature and not intended to be factual.... Read More →


120224114310-tsr-santorum-wrong-team-00002007-c1-mainFormer Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum caused controversy today by debating a group of Boy Scouts outside a supermarket in Virginia about their policy on gay rights.

In a 20-minute exchange, Santorum and a group of Scouts argued over the organization's decision to allow membership of openly gay boys - an argument Santorum reportedly lost.... Read More →


Screen-Shot-2013-04-26-at-09.23.39-598x413The leader of the anti-immigrant U.K. Independence Party was rushed to hospital today in Westerham, Kent, where his life was saved by an immigrant doctor from Pakistan.

According to local reports, Nigel Farage was stricken with a rare and sometimes fatal heart arrhythmia but was spared when the attending physician, Dr. Nusrat Ali Khan, successfully diagnosed and treated his condition with the proper medication.... Read More →


130306_POL_RandPaul.jpg.CROP.article568-largeRepublicans in the Senate today introduced a bill to abolish FEMA, the agency of the federal government which coordinates responses to natural disasters.

The proposed legislation would immediately halt all the agency's work, lay off its employees, and use the money saved to finance a tax credit for oil and gas production in national parks.... Read More →


sylviabrowneCelebrity psychic Sylvia Browne has predicted Mitt Romney will bounce back from his 2012 presidential loss and win in 2016.

Romney will defeat Secretary of State John Kerry, who will become the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee after top contender Hillary Clinton retires from politics, Browne said.... Read More →


ford-crack-051713_lead_media_image_1Toronto mayor Rob Ford has refuted allegations he was caught on tape smoking crack cocaine by claiming he has an identical twin brother.

In an interview this morning with Sun News, the embattled politician affirmed that the video was authentic but insisted that the man doing crack wasn't him.... Read More →


ann_coulter_rect-257x171Conservative commentator Ann Coulter walked out of a screening of Star Trek: Into Darkness last night, saying that the science fiction adventure had "too many minorities."

According to witnesses at Regal Cinemas in New York, the controversial author was seen cursing out the screen and exiting about half an hour into the picture.... Read More →


General_Assembly_NCGA.com_senate_chamber_3State legislators in North Carolina proposed a ban on teenagers using condoms, arguing their widespread use encourages "immoral behavior."

The bill, introduced by Republican leaders in the House of Representatives, would make the purchase or use of condoms by anyone under 18 years of age a crime punishable by six months in prison and 90 days of Christian missionary work.... Read More →


bachmann-250x159Congresswoman Michele Bachmann threatened to leave Minnesota today if the state goes ahead with its plans to legalize gay marriage.

In an interview with a local television station, the conservative firebrand said she believes God will destroy Minneapolis once the legislation is enacted, and wants to be far away when the reckoning happens.... Read More →