the otherwhirled

where nothing is real, and nothing else is sacred.

Yeah, but does she cast a reflection?

(Tara Todras-Whitehill/Reuters) Reuters caption: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice casts a shadow on a wall as she answers a question during a news conference with Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit after a meeting with selected foreign ministers in Sharm El-Sheikh July 31, 2007.


photo credit: Tara Todras-Whitehill/Reuters


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2007.08.01 Posted by | humor, politics, public figures, rice bowling, snark | 1 Comment

A View in the Hatch Crib.

(Jim Young/Reuters) Senator Orrin Hatch poses in front of his custom-designed extra-large roll of toilet paper during a recent filming of “MTV Cribs DC”.


photo credit: Jim Young/Reuters


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The new maid in the Cheney household…

(REUTERS/Chor Sokunthea) “…lasted only 30 minutes, then left after she refused to wash the ‘glassware’.”


There is now one more ‘glass’, I’m told.


photo credit: REUTERS/Chor Sokunthea


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You testify with the Rumsfeld you have…

(REUTERS/Yuri Gripas) “…not the Rumsfeld you wish you had.”


Rumsfeld and military leaders are doing their best “Alberto Gonzales” instead of testifying before the House Oversight and Government Reform committee today. Brilliant stuff…NOT.


photo credit: REUTERS/Yuri Gripas


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TV Personality

(AFP/Hassan Ammar) During her visit to Jeddah, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice participated in the Saudi version of “The Dating Game.” Sadly, however, none of the contestants chose to take poor Condi home.


photo credit: AFP/Hassan Ammar


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intelligence is relative

(Jim Young/Reuters) So, at least next to the Chimperator, this guy’s a total genius.


photo credit: Jim Young/Reuters


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Signs of Progress

(AFP/File/Ahmad Al-Rubaye) “Yes, indeedy, we’re winning in Iraq. The more they refuse to get along together, the better things are going. REALLY!”


BAGHDAD (Reuters) –

The main Sunni Arab political bloc quit the Iraqi government on Wednesday in a blow to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki’s shaky coalition as suicide bombers killed more than 70 people in three attacks across Baghdad.


photo credit: AFP/File/Ahmad Al-Rubaye


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