Category Archives: Iraq

Amateur Hour

If the President of the United States calls you and congratulates you on being offered an ambassadorship, it is reasonable for you to start packing your bags for a long trip overseas. Or so you would think. Unless you are … Continue reading

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Shoe Journalism

President Bush successfully dodged two size 10 shoes thrown at him by an Iraqi journalist today. As far as I know, the journalist did not ask a followup question. I come from a country that has a long tradition of … Continue reading

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Good Choice

The Associated Press just confirmed that Barack Obama has picked Senator Joseph Biden of Delaware as his running mate. It is a good choice. From the AP: The Associated Press has learned that Delaware Senator Joe Biden is Barack Obama’s … Continue reading

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“F*** yeah”: Worse Than Abu Ghraib

They scrawled the words "Fuck yeah" on the pages of the Holy Koran and then they shot it full of holes. Last week a few American soldiers in Iraq thought it would be cool to use the Koran for target … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Nelson Mandela Found Alive After Being Pronounced Dead

"I heard somebody say, where’s Mandela? Well, Mandela is dead, because Saddam Hussein killed all the Mandelas." – George W. Bush, September 20, 2007 A day after President Bush declared to the world that Nelson Mandela had been killed by … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Iraq | 4 Comments