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February 20, 2007

Les Jokes


The web site of a museum dedicated to the JFK assassination has unveiled new footage showing President Kennedy's motorcade. The silent, 8 mm color film offers "the clearest, best film of Jackie in the motorcade," said Gary Mack, curator of the Sixth Floor Museum. "You can clearly see that she has a gun."

Monday, Wal-Mart announced plans to put nine new stores in areas across the US which are in need of economic revitalization. With luck, Wal-Mart hopes to create the same thriving economy, community spirit, and sense of hope for the future it has spread throughout so many of America's small towns.

...Said Wal-Mart Vice Chairman John Menzer, "Areas like this don't need another jobs program. They don't need the government coming in and telling everybody what to do. No. What America's struggling communitiies need are 50 pound jars of dill pickles. And a 78-year-old woman carrying it out to your car."

Trying to woo conservative voters, Presidential candidate John McCain told an audience Sunday that Roe versus Wade should be repealed. "Frankly," McCain said, "we can't spare the troops."

...But widespread doubts remain about Senator McCain's electability. After all, he actually went to Vietnam.


UPDATE: Kevin S. points out that Dennis is being brutal but funny, or as I term it, "brutny."

Posted at February 20, 2007 10:00 PM | TrackBack

"Frankly," McCain said, "we can't spare the troops."

This is not much of a joke. True story, apparently: once Napoleon, walking across a battlefield covered by corpses of French soldiers remarked: ah, this is nothing, one night in Paris bordellos will recover the loss.

Posted by: abb1 at February 21, 2007 03:19 AM

Sex and death - only throw in money, and we've hit the trifecta. War, what is it good for? It's good for business.

Posted by: Freddy el Desfibradddoro at February 21, 2007 07:38 AM