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Starbucks and the Global Financial Meltdown

Sunday, October 26th, 2008

Turns out you don’t need no steenking stockbroker. Let Starbucks be your financial guide. Basically, the greater the concentration of Starbucks’ in a country’s financial capital, the more likely it is that this country is reeling from the financial crisis. Coincidence? In the U.S., Starbucks is hopelessly intertwined with the real estate ...

George W. Bush “Shocked!” by World Hostility toward America

Friday, October 24th, 2008

President George W. Bush has expressed shock and disbelief at America’s deteriorating image around the world. In an unprecedented display of remorse, he said: “Maybe I shouldn’t have invaded Iraq. They weren’t a threat to us. I just made up all that shit about weapons of mass destruction and bringing democracy ...

Al Qaeda Endorses John McCain for President

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

An al Qaeda website wants John McCain to be our next president. Their reasoning is that he's “impetuous” and would be more likely to continue the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. In other words McCain will keep us in the hole we’re already in by continuing to dig and dig ...

South Africa Watching Election Campaign in Primitive Racist Country

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Things have really come full circle when South Africa views the United States as a bunch of dimwitted rednecks. South Africans of all races are hoping Obama will be the next president. 70% of South Africans are in favor of Obama, according to an international Reader’s Digest poll. South Africa, like most ...

War on Drugs in Jeopardy?

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

The Wall Street Casino — if you win you get to keep all your profits; if you lose, the taxpayers will bail you out — might not be the only American institution that’s in trouble. With Mexico’s grisly drug-related violence getting worse every day, the Mexican government is about to ...

McGaffe: Oy Vey…er…Oh Mon Dieu…er…Ay Caramba!

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

Yesterday, Barack Obama accused John McCain of being a member of the old boys club. If reports in the Spanish press are accurate, McCain demonstrated his bona fides as a founding member...at least as far as the "old" part is concerned. While the details are sketchy, it seems that the ...

President Bush: “Taiwan is Part of China!”

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

George W. Bush interrupted his vacation in Crawford for a photo op in Orlando, FL at the Veterans of Foreign Wars convention. He told them: “The breakaway province of Taiwan is part of China! The United States of America will continue to support Mainland China.” Oh wait — Georgia, not China. ...

Big Bad Russia versus Sweet Little Dainty Georgia

Monday, August 18th, 2008

The way America’s “media” has covered this issue, you'd think Ward and June Cleaver were getting pistolwhipped and gangraped by the Crips and Bloods. I'm not pushing any conspiracy theories, but the White House and their legions of secretaries (formerly known as “the media”) seem to have some sort of ...

Musharraf Resigns..

Monday, August 18th, 2008

In true Nixsonian style Musharraf resigns. Per the NYT: Facing the threat of impeachment, President Pervez Musharraf announced that he would resign, saying the charges against him were false but that he would step down for the sake of his nation. Why in the blue hell won't our congress critters do this? ...

Russian Invasion of Georgia, and What It Means

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

We've had a few days now to think about this horrifying event and what it all means. It’s still shocking. Russia has invaded Georgia. What can you say? A sovereign nation has been attacked by another country. Is there no rule of law any more? The world has descended into chaos. And ...

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