Monday, June 30, 2008

Cheap Blogging Crutch 6.30

Martian soil could grow turnips, Phoenix finds
A weary nation sees an end to it's dramatic turnip shortage as it looks towards Mars. Vegan sci-fi writers celebrate validation of their stories on endless fields of Martian arugula.

US accused of holding terror suspects on prison ships
We're only one step away from torturing detainees in floating balloon prisons. Because, as Grandpa Simpson so eloquently put it: "The government don't control the skies!" Neither does the Geneva convention, UN, or the World Court on War Crimes and Human Rights abuses.

Reported U.S. Raid Triggers Outrage
Maybe al-Maliki is a bit of an ineffective dick, but still, it's probably best not to go around indiscriminately killing his cousins. Just a thought.

Romanian village re-elects dead mayor
"I know he died, but I don't want change," a pro-Ivascu villager told Romanian television. Why do I think this villager is going to be pushing message discipline and voter outreach for the RNC in November?

The end of the world as we know it?
We hope you like These Bastards. You better, we're about to be crushed together in a quantum singularity for the rest of eternity by the good folks at CERN. You bring the chips, we'll bring Jenga, it'll be a party.

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