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It’s Kinda Like the Sound of One Hand Clapping

(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) “President Bush…should I shake your hand I would have to make a special pilgrimage to Mecca to have it specially washed and blessed, and I would still never be able to touch my children with it ever again. So, thank you, but I will decline. It is enough that Prime Minister Al-Maliki has once again sacrificed his honor on our behalf.”

photo credit: AP Photo/Charles Dharapak

2007.09.04 Posted by | humor, politics, public figures, snark | 3 Comments

Bombing the Bush Way.

(Henry Romero/Reuters) “Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez describes the proper way for a politician to approach membership in the Bush Administration: ‘You face away from the plane, you jump with all your might, and then you dive for the earth as she comes very quickly to take your life. No parachute required!'”

photo credit: Henry Romero/Reuters

2007.08.28 Posted by | humor, politics, snark | 1 Comment

Bush Mannequins now 50% off!

(Yuri Gripas/Reuters) “Today on the White House lawn, Bush Family Mannequins are being sold with proceeds going towards the various legal defense funds needed to support various Bush Administration officials.”

photo credit: Yuri Gripas/Reuters

2007.08.27 Posted by | humor, political hegemony, politics, snark | 5 Comments

LOLcons: i has erly wifdrawl syndrom!

i has erly wifdrawl syndrom! (AFP/Getty Images/Alex Wong) ‘LOLcons’ concept created by Jon Swift and named by Marita.

original photo credit: AFP/Getty Images/Alex Wong

2007.08.25 Posted by | humor, LOLcons, politics, snark | 1 Comment

Killer Instinct

(AFP/File/Mandel Ngan) “We’re gonna kill whatever convicts we feel like,” Texas Governor Rick Perry was almost quoted as saying to the European Union, “and if you fuckers don’t like it, we’ll kick your sorry assess, too!”

photo credit: AFP/File/Mandel Ngan

2007.08.24 Posted by | humor, politics, public figures, snark | 5 Comments

I never realized…

(John Gress/Reuters) …that Dennis Hastert married his twin sister!

photo credit: John Gress/Reuters

2007.08.24 Posted by | humor, politics, snark | 5 Comments

Ah see how it works, folks!

(AFP/File/Jim Watson) “Thassraht! Ah kin wait! One o’ these days ya’ll’re gonna look back and merember whutta great preznit Ah wuz!”

If that day should ever come, I’ll buy ice cream for everyone.

photo credit: AFP/File/Jim Watson

2007.08.24 Posted by | humor, politics, snark | 1 Comment