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WhiteTara Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-23-05 11:37 AM
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The Squires of Surveillance
http://topplebush.com/oped2405.shtml
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These squires of surveillance while away their evenings sipping from goblets of Glenlivet and perusing the illegally bugged phone conversations of any American they please. Getting in the holiday spirit, they're mining data to revise their naughty and nice lists.

"Check this one out, Dick," Rummy says excitedly. "I've been reading Jennifer Aniston's conversations for the last six months now, and I gotta say, I don't get what she sees in this guy Vince Vaughn. 'Wedding Crashers' was funny. They shot that here in this village, you know. But I don't trust the guy. No way he's going to give up lap dancers and be true. I just don't want to see Jen get hurt again."
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"Karl's new game plan of pretending to admit that we made some mistakes in Iraq seems to be working," Rummy muses. "The Kid's approval ratings are picking up. But I hope Georgie's not falling for that contrition guff he's peddling. We don't want him to go wobbly on us. We have a long way to go in Iraq. The Iraqi security forces are still curled in a fetal position. Oh, by the way, Chalabi called today. He thinks Iran did a better job trucking in stuffed ballot boxes for the Shiites than we did for the Sunnis." He adds slyly, "You'd think we'd be better by now at stealing elections."

this is a moderately funny article
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necso Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-23-05 12:26 PM
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1. Nice literary device, well executed.
I imagine, however, that her barbs sink rather deeper into those who still have feelings.
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mzteris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-23-05 12:30 PM
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2. talk about funny
I read your title as SQUIRRELS of Surveilance!

so here's a pic of their party.....

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WhiteTara Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-23-05 08:54 PM
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3. now that is funnier than the article n/t
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