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Fri Dec 28, 2012, 02:31 PM

Al Qaeda Disbands; Says Job of Destroying U.S. Economy Now in Congress’ Hands (Borowitz says)




WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—The international terror group known as Al Qaeda announced its dissolution today, saying that “our mission of destroying the American economy is now in the capable hands of the U.S. Congress.”
In an official statement published on the group’s website, the current leader of Al Qaeda said that Congress’s conduct during the so-called “fiscal-cliff” showdown convinced the terrorists that they had been outdone.
“We’ve been working overtime trying to come up with ways to terrorize the American people and wreck their economy,” said the statement from Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri. “But even we couldn’t come up with something like this.”
Mr. al-Zawhiri said that the idea of holding the entire nation hostage with a clock ticking down to the end of the year “is completely insane and worthy of a Bond villain.”
“As terrorists, every now and then you have to step back and admire when someone else has beaten you at your own game,” he said. “This is one of those times.”
The Al Qaeda leader was fulsome in his praise for congressional leaders, saying, “We have made many scary videos in our time but none of them were as terrifying as Mitch McConnell.”
As for the future of Al Qaeda, the statement said that it would no longer be a terror network but would become “more of a social network,” offering reviews of new music, movies and video games.
In its first movie review, Al Qaeda gave the film “Zero Dark Thirty” two thumbs down.

Read more: http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/borowitzreport/2012/12/al-qaeda-disbands-says-job-of-destroying-us-economy-now-in-congress-hands.html#ixzz2GNPYtWDS

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elleng Dec 2012 #2
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Fri Dec 28, 2012, 02:33 PM

1. That's Funny!

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Fri Dec 28, 2012, 02:38 PM

2. Damn right.

Too bad its NOT funny.

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Response to elleng (Reply #2)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 02:41 PM

4. Sometimes I have grim humor

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 02:41 PM

3. 100%

Our own, home grown, Republican American Taliban

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Fri Dec 28, 2012, 03:46 PM

5. Section 3, clause 1

 

SECTION 3. Clause 1. Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort. No Person shall be convicted of Treason unless on the testimony of two Witnesses to the same overt Act, or on Confession in open court.

I go too far. Adhering to their Enemies?

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