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by dood abides Wed Sep 19th, 2007 at 06:21:01 AM EST

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Britney, Bin-Laden Comebacks Flop: Collaboration Rumored

by dood abides Mon Sep 10th, 2007 at 08:15:46 AM EST

Former pop star Britney Spears and Al-Qaeda front man Osama bin-Laden rehearsing for upcoming video

Hollywood, CA (O! Online) - Reporters for O! Online have learned that there are plans in the works for a possible joint comeback tour for Britney Spears featuring Osama bin Laden. This comes after independent disastrous performances by both over this past weekend. Bin Laden had released his latest video, which has been universally panned by critics for its post-editing flaws and obvious overdubbing and lip sync problems. A noticeably nervous Britney Spears was blasted last night for her performance in her long heralded comeback appearance on the MTV Video Music Awards. Spears was noted to suffer as well some of the same lip sync problems and lack of animation as displayed by bin Laden during her performance last night.

Noted terrorist video producer Adam Gadahn, or "Azzam the American", stepped forward last night on an Islamic fundamentalist website to claim responsibility for bin Laden's poor performance in his latest video.

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SURGEBALL: starring Dubya and Jebbus

by dood abides Sun Sep 9th, 2007 at 05:33:17 PM EST

The Unofficial Official Rules of Surgeball

The Unofficial Official Rules of Surgeball

 1.1   Do not talk about Surgeball.

1.2   You do not talk about Surgeball, there is no debate.

1.3   If someone says "stop" they're limp and liberal, Surgeball's not over.

1.4   Only 12 factions to Surgeball at a time.

1.5   Surgeball will go on until the decider says it is over.

1.6   If this is your first Surgeball, and you have money or you're a Republican, you don't have to play.

1.7   All players must wear Surgeball armor and masks.  No one questions the armor.

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Bush Begins Bringing Troops Home from Iraq

by dood abides Tue Sep 4th, 2007 at 09:47:52 PM EST

Six of twelve lucky servicemen set for early rotation home aboard Air Force One

Al-Anbar, Iraq (Rotters) - Citing tremendous successes with his surge strategy during a surprise visit to Iraq, President Bush today announced that the Pentagon would be able to begin sending a number of GIs home early. A dozen servicemen will accompany the president to Australia for his meeting with Australian President John Howard and the APEC conference, after which they will return home to an early discharge if desired, with full honors.

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President Bush Rushed to Hospital with Recurrence of Lime

by dood abides Thu Aug 9th, 2007 at 04:03:14 PM EST

President Bush moments before being bundled aboard Marine One for an emergency flight to Bethesda Naval Hospital

Kennebunkport, MN (APE) - President Bush was rushed via Marine One back to Bethesda Naval Hospital for emergent treatment of what doctors suspect was an exacerbation of chronic problems with lime. The president had flown earlier in the day to his parent's compound in Kennebunkport, for an extended visit and vacation with France's newly elected president Nicolas Sarcozy. Mr Bush apparently collapsed after losing an impromptu foot race with the French president, and after taking a few sips of a beverage for re hydration, according to the White House. This incident occurs after the president was given a clean bill of health by physicians following extensive examinations this week.

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NASA Seeks to Question Current and Past Space Station Occupants Over Alcohol

by dood abides Sat Jul 28th, 2007 at 09:29:37 AM EST

Space station astronauts on a recent EVA removing what was originally described as an ammonia tank from the space station

Houston, TX (APE) - NASA authorities are today admitting that the ongoing investigation into alcohol consumption by astronauts is now to include current and former occupants of the international space Station.  NASA officials have stated that they wish to question the current occupants of the space station specifically over the recent EVA in which an "ammonia tank" was removed and controversially jettisoned into space as junk.

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British Suspects Detained in "Cheese Bomb" Training Run

by dood abides Wed Jul 25th, 2007 at 09:48:03 AM EST

Two suspected British terrorists detained at Miami International Airport

Miami, FL (APE) - Transportation Security Administration authorities today confirmed the arrest of two British suspects in connection with a recent spate of what are described as "dry run" airline bombings. Authorities stated that the two may likely have been complicit in what are described as fake devices using modeling clay or block cheese that were seized in four separate incidents in the last two years at various US airports.

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Potter Mania Sweeps the White House

by dood abides Thu Jul 12th, 2007 at 08:27:03 AM EST

Vice President Dick Cheney exits his limousine after a private showing of the new Harry Potter movie "Order of the Phoenix"

Washington, DC (APE) - Daily activities around a Washington, DC Megaplex ground to a halt late yesterday afternoon as the vice president and his security contingent swooped in for an unannounced visit and the vice president took time out from his busy schedule to enjoy the latest Harry Potter film. Disgruntled moviegoers were forced to accept refunds or tickets for alternative shows as the entire complex was shut down by the Secret Service for over three hours.

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O Father, Where Art Thou?

by dood abides Wed Jul 4th, 2007 at 11:01:07 AM EST

Happy Fourth of July! Enjoy a good movie today...  everything is posted here too!

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Sopranos Creator David Chase Executed Gangland Style over Final Episode

by dood abides Mon Jun 11th, 2007 at 09:42:26 PM EST

Paparazzi photo showing the hand of an unknown assailant seconds before the gangland style execution of soprano's creator David Chase

New York, NY (APE) - Fans outside of a New York City nightclub, Leotardos, were stunned earlier tonight as David Chase, the veteran Hollywood screenwriter and creator of the hit HBO series The Sopranos, was apparently executed in Mafia hit fashion by an unknown assailant. Witnesses said the assailant appeared out of nowhere and apparently fired three shots into the unsuspecting Chase before vanishing into the night. Chase had been attending a closing cast party with friends and family when the apparent execution occurred.

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Reid Missing after Democratic Capitulation on War Funding Bill

by dood abides Thu May 24th, 2007 at 09:16:08 AM EST

Grainy video of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid being held hostage by a group of "Kossacks"

Washington, DC (APE) - A spokesperson for Democratic Arizona Senator Harry Reid early this morning confirmed that the senator was missing, and indeed appears to have been taken hostage. Fox news network is reporting that it has received grainy cell phone footage of the Senate Majority Leader being held hostage by a radical group of left-wing terrorists operating under cover of the popular progressive blog, "The Daily Kos".

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America's Favorite Smelly Ogre Loses Magic

by dood abides Sat May 19th, 2007 at 08:58:08 AM EST

Has the Republican Party's favorite smelly ogre lost his magic touch in his latest sequel?

Washington, DC (Rotters) - Critics are united over condemnation of the latest efforts from the smelly ogre that everyone loves to hate. "Karl the Turd" was released with all the fanfare that the Bush administration and its corporate sponsors could muster, but it's tried and true formulaic writing appears not to be resonating with the American public.

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Cheney Unhurt in Bombing: Receives Medal of Honor

by dood abides Tue Feb 27th, 2007 at 10:42:51 AM EST

"Is everyone okay, are we still alive?" uttered General Cheney

Washington, DC (UPSI) - Hours after touching down aboard Air Force two following what the White House has described as a extremely successful Asian trip, Vice President Dick Cheney was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor by President Bush in recognition of his heroism in surviving an assassination attempt by a suicide bomber yesterday in Afghanistan. Mr. Cheney was recognized for his unprecedented valor and calm demeanor in the aftermath of the explosion which Taliban forces in Afghanistan have claimed responsibility for in an attempt to assassinate the vice president.

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Bush Promotes Ethanol for Nation's Problems

by dood abides Fri Feb 23rd, 2007 at 09:37:44 AM EST

President bush speaking to employees at a Tennessee ethanol pruduction facility

Raleigh, NC (APE) - President George W. Bush yesterday took a tour of Novozymes North America Inc. a manufacturer of enzymes designed to harvest ethanol from various renewable resources. Bush touted ethanol as an answer to virtually all of America's problems, from oil independence to all controversies both foreign and domestic. Bush then took a quick jaunt via Marine one to tour another ethanol distillery in nearby Tennessee to emphasize the point.

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When You Fish to Win a War

by dood abides Thu Feb 15th, 2007 at 08:50:57 AM EST

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Poxuponye Dick Sees Shadow: One More Year of War for America

by dood abides Fri Feb 2nd, 2007 at 07:33:09 AM EST

Poxuponye Dick standing outside of his secret undisclosed bunker

White Sulfur Springs, WV (APE) - February 2nd, it's that time of year again... it's Chicken Hawk Day! Every year the sleepy little resort called the Greenbrier is flooded with reporters to a secret undisclosed location. Amidst much celebration and ceremony, America's official Chicken Hawk is awakened from his deep sleep and dragged from his secure bunker to see if he will be able to see his shadow.

Tradition maintains that if the Chicken Hawk is unable to see his shadow and react in fear, America will be treated to a rapid and early peace. If the Chicken Hawk instead, sees his shadow, America will face another year of warfare and bloodshed.

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Silly Wanker and the Victory Factory

by dood abides Wed Jan 10th, 2007 at 12:09:25 PM EST

Narrator: .... Once Upon a time there was a little boy whose parents and friends always called him "Silly". Silly always lived under the shadow of his father, Papa Wanker, a very conservative politician who always preferred to do things from behind the scenes. But Little Silly Wanker always wanted sweet, decisive victories... despite the objections of his father, he became a world renouned war profiteer and opened a Victory Factory... and one day he came to realize that he would have to mount a surge to keep the Victory Factory in business... So he hatched a scheme to release five Golden Tickets to decide who would inherit the factory... this is the story...

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Cash Bales Dropped on Democratic Bound Republicans in Washington

by dood abides Thu Jan 4th, 2007 at 09:08:45 AM EST

Washington, DC (APE) - Oil executives, lobbyists, and campaigners are racing to provide cash and other essentials to hundreds of stranded Republicans in the new Democratic covered Capitol building.

The Maryland National Guard resumed dropping bales of cash from the air early Thursday morning, and began trucking in funding to Republicans in the growing number of back offices that have been cleared of Democrats.

Reports of a growing storm about to hit the nation's capital have left lobbyists and special interest groups scrambling to provide for their herds. There is no estimate yet on how many careers may die in Washington.  "We think there are probably 30,000 out there at risk, that we're having to make sure that we feed."  Stated Republican Party Chairman Ken Mehlman, a longtime Washington rancher whose business will likely not survive the coming storm.

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Bush Administration Places Polar Bear on Enabled Species List

by dood abides Thu Dec 28th, 2006 at 07:23:48 AM EST

New Coca-Cola advertisement featuring the plight of the Polar Bear  CLICK TO ENLARGE

Washington, DC (UPSI) - The Bush Administration today announced, after much deliberation, that it had decided to place the polar bear on its new "Enabled Species List". The polar bear would become the first such animal listed under the administration's revamping of the Endangered Species Act. Under its new designation as an "enabled species" the polar bear has essentially been adopted, through an agreement with the Bush administration, by Atlanta-based corporate giant Coca-Cola. Coca-Cola will be charged with helping to facilitate the polar bear's successful adaptation to its rapidly changing environment.

Coca-Cola CEO, E. Neville Isdell stated that the company was proud to step forward and become involved in the administration's pilot program. "We owe a lot to these big fellas over the years," stated Isdell, "The annual Christmas campaigns featuring them have been some of the most successful advertisements in marketing history. We're happy that we're now able to give a little back."

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Defiant Bush Hits After-Christmas Sales

by dood abides Tue Dec 26th, 2006 at 06:31:03 PM EST

A defiant President Bush seen shopping with secret service escort

Washington, DC (APE) - In an apparent attempt to lead by example President Bush today was seen making the rounds of after Christmas sales at a couple of very busy rural Virginia outlet malls. In a controversial end of the year press conference at the White House last week the president had encouraged all Americans to go shopping, stressing the need for continued improvement of the economy. Businesses nationwide are literally praying that brisk after Christmas sales may simulate what has been thus far a mediocre year for retail sales.

"I encourage you all to do your patriotic duty and get out there and mix it up," stated Bush, "there are some real bargains to be had, and you'll be supporting our troops in the war on terror by showing the terrorist killers that they can't stop our way of life."

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