Articles from November 2004



…And Some of the Southern Kind

(Via LC Joe Dromedary) Mickey Moore, call your office. ZIMBABWE has come up with a bizarre proposal to solve the food crisis threatening half its population with starvation. It wants to bring in obese tourists from overseas so that they can shed pounds doing manual labour on land seized from white farmers. The so-called Obesity

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More Northern Idiots

(Via LC & IB LGF) OSLO (AFP) – Former Norwegian prime minister Thorbjoern Jagland called for the creation of an independent Palestinian state with east Jerusalem as its capital as a first step towards stabilizing the region. We have a better suggestion: How about establishing a terrorstinian state in Norway with Oslo as its capital?

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With Idiots Like These…

This will most likely be our only comment on the protesters of the Frozen North, but we might change our mind later if further outbursts of immense ignorance occur up there. LC & IB Tim Blair has a picture that really says it all. Forget the obvious leaps of illogic performed by these two moose

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Oh For the Love of BOB, You Stupid Mick!

(With profound apologies to all of our LCs with Irish roots, we’re not talking about you) But first, before we proceed to the topic, let us throw ourselves at all of your mercies (and don’t tell us that you know the meaning of the word “mercy” or you can hand in your LCs to the

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Now Who The Hell Are We Supposed To Send The Pizza To?!

Sound the trumpets! Let loose the white doves! Light the cauldron! The 2004 Paleosimian WinterNational/Inter-factional Shootout? has begun! (Note: The “creative editing” is mine.—B.) NABLUS, West Bank (AP) – Gunmen shot and killed a senior official terrorist from the mainstream Palestinian Displaced Arab Fatah party Tuesday in the Balata refugee purposely-unassimilated into-neighboring-Arab-countries-Arabs camp, party officials

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Democrats Look to Berlin

Here comes a fascinating new legal circus, complete with clowns, commies, cry babies, and Chomskyites. U.S. Attorneys File Complaint in Germany Over Abu Ghraib Abuses First off, calling these syphilitic lawyers “U.S. Attorneys” is about as accurate as describing network administrators as “administration officials”. Each “U.S. attorney” is a federal prosecutor, one of 93 that

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Prayer Request

One of our regular chatters, Spence, has informed us that his brother Kyle has had some bad IM luck. Worse than the usual AIM or Yahoo bugs, his brother had chat rudely interrupted by a mortar in Fallujah. No word on if the computer survived, but apparently Kyle will have a splitting headache from the

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“Surprised, SURPRISED, I Tell You!”

Do we take requests? Normally no, but since we write the rules, we also get to write the exceptions, and taking LC Christopher up on this one was just too much fun for us not to do. Annan ‘surprised’ at son’s link to oil-for-food scandal By Anne Penketh Diplomatic Editor 30 November 2004 Please make

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Oh No! They’re THREATENING Us!

…again and, once again, we are supposed to cower under our coffee tables in fear. At least that’s what we think we’re supposed to be doing, which is sort of difficult when you’re bent over in hysterical fits of laughter. Once we’re done laughing we’ll turn our backs towards Mecca and pass wind. Oh yes,

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French Hostages

Why does this not surprise me. The two French journalists taken hostage more than 100 days ago in Iraq are alive and in good spirits, according to a Sunday newspaper. Soldiers, aid workers, Nepalese, and everyone else get bullets in the back of the head, if they’re lucky, but journalists from France are snug as

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