Category Archives: Satire

Iran irked by errors in Qurans from China

This news item didn’t make the first pages of main newspapers and could have passed unnoticed: Iranian publishers are complaining that cost-saving plans to print Qurans in China are yielding embarrassing results: A slew of typos. The head of Iran’s … Continue reading

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Purim 5771

The New Persia Times Crisis in Shushan The United States is intervening diplomatically to forestall a rapidly developing crisis in the Persian Empire. Sources close to the government of King Achashveirosh have leaked information that the kingdom has sanctioned the … Continue reading

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Your Zombie self-defense post of the week

Because we all need to know how to defend ourselves from zombies.

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Conservatives just don’t get it!

The latest brouhaha in the British parliament clearly shows that some conservatives still cannot figure out the power of PCS (Politically Correct Speak). The new invention of the Home Secretary that will ease the task of isolation and extermination of … Continue reading

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It’s UN Day: Let’s act like the UN

In honor of UN Day, let us do exactly as the UN does. Since we don’t exactly have wars here, these are the rules for anyone who attacks anyone else in the comments of this post: If the complainant is … Continue reading

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Really, really, REALLY good Vent

Don’t miss it. “How to Take a Life.”

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Another one doing a Gibson?

There is no such thing as bad publicity, they say. Whoever they may be, they are unquestionably right. Mel Gibson has proved it exceedingly well, making an outlandish and, as most viewers agree, boring opus into a center of a … Continue reading

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Too many Jews…

Ynet is telling about a newly discovered Jimboism: Former US President Jimmy Carter once complained there were “too many Jews” on the government’s Holocaust Memorial Council, Monroe Freedman, the council’s former executive director, told WND in an exclusive interview. Former … Continue reading

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Saudi ERA watch

This is why I laugh when people tell me that Islam has any relation to feminism. The Saudi Gazette reported that a Saudi man who demanded SR100,000 from his daughter in return for allowing her to marry has been disallowed … Continue reading

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Zionists: “giving goal in free field”.

This is not about football (soccer for some of you). The story as told by B.Ali of Kavkaz Center Letter department unfolds a new page in the sinister plot by Zionists, a “silent and soft aggression and backdoor invasion” in … Continue reading

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Socialism according to Hugo

But also according to Guardian, it appears. I must confess that I started to look at the Guardian only a few years ago. It begun with my sensitive self being irked, angry and sometimes vivid. Now I got used to … Continue reading

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A tale of two Jews

Haaretz happens to tell two seemingly unrelated stories on the same day. One is the story of Mossad-KGB double agent Zeev Avni who died last week (double dealing is good for one’s health, apparently). Avni, a Mossad agent, was arrested … Continue reading

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Another towering achievement of FSB – the shroud talks!

More than hundred years of experience (if you count FSB’s predecessors such as Okhranka, Cheka, NKVD and KGB) are not to be trifled with. After all, who else mastered to such perfection the ancient art of persuasion that requires infinite … Continue reading

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Open letter to Mr. John Karen

Dear Mr. Karen, I have received an unsolicited e-mail from your desk that I, with(out) your kind permission will partially quote here: FROM THE DESK OF JOHN KAREN. Manager,Credit and Foreign Bills of Coutts and Co. LONDON UK. My name … Continue reading

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A new chapter in stand-up comedy

Mahmoud the Mad, the most popular Middle-Eastern stand-up comedian is not content with being recognized as such. He is striving for recognition in new markets, in this case the European ones. Toward this goal, Mahmoud is developing several new techniques, … Continue reading

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