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October 30, 2011

BREAKING: United States Still Located Just East of Syria


The Obama administration plans to bolster the American military presence in the Persian Gulf after it withdraws the remaining troops from Iraq this year, according to officials and diplomats...

"We will have a robust continuing presence throughout the region, which is proof of our ongoing commitment to Iraq and to the future of that region, which holds such promise and should be freed from outside interference to continue on a pathway to democracy,” Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said in Tajikistan after the president’s announcement.

Everyone in the mideast will be thrilled that their neighbor the United States will be protecting them from outside interference. The most likely interlopers who might try to influence the region include Iraq and Iran, both of which are located just north of Mexico.

People with long memories might also remember the disgusting attempt by Iran to influence itself.

—Jonathan Schwarz

Posted at October 30, 2011 01:20 PM

IMHO the two greatest speaches in The American Body Politic-----"I am not a crook." & "Bomb, bomb, bomb, bomb, bomb Iran."

Posted by: Mike Meyer at October 30, 2011 02:33 PM

I have never heard/seen the word "robust" used in a non-propaganda capacity. It's a go-to word that's dragged out when powers know something's fucked. It brings to mind a flavorful salad dressing. Salad is something that needs dressing up.

Posted by: Devin Lenda at October 30, 2011 06:59 PM

i associate "robust" with "coffee"

Posted by: mistah charley, ph.d. at October 30, 2011 10:39 PM

Funny, I associate it with Cuban cigars.

Posted by: Jonathan Schwarz at October 30, 2011 11:19 PM

I associate it with Rosie on the Jetsons.


Posted by: Rojo at October 31, 2011 03:45 AM

Dick Cheney's Halliburton is going to be surrounded by troops so as to help the oily area remember what a robust HQ really means.

Posted by: Dredd at October 31, 2011 08:39 AM

Phil Ochs sings "We're the Cops of the World"

Posted by: mistah 'MICFiC' charley, ph.d. at October 31, 2011 10:28 AM

mistah 'MICFIC' charlie, ph,d.: AND WE're on the "take".

Posted by: Mike Meyer at October 31, 2011 11:19 AM