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Revolution Televised in Stunning Digital Picture

With the purchase of his new Panasonic 42" digital television, Fernando Ruiz will see revolution tear his South American nation apart in a stunning digital picture.

"Did you look at those bullets?" asked Ruiz as he beamed intently at his new television. "Let me rewind - see, there, and there - okay that's a lot of bullets, but it's incredible how each one looks like it's really outside my window."

France Surrenders to Ennui

France shocked the world on Sunday when they raised the figurative white flag and surrendered to the ruthless, ever-encroaching, and yet maddeningly abstract forces of ennui.

According to eyewitnesses, French president Jean-Jacques-Nicolas-Francois Hohnhohnhohn emerged from his post-second-breakfast sieste and, his yawn quavering with emotion, made a vague, indifferent, somewhat ambiguous gesture with a white napkin he had tucked into his shirt-front after his last meal.

Bin Laden Sex Tape Receives Mixed Reviews

One Night in Tora Bora, a recently released sex tape featuring Osama bin Laden and several virgins, has received ambivalent reviews from Pentagon officials. “I normally prefer lots of girls on screen at once,” remarked CIA director Mike Hayden, “but it’s very hard to get aroused when they keep their burkas on during sex. Caves aren’t even very well lit in the first place. All I could make out were six sets of eyes and a giant beard. At least Paris’s tape used night-vision--throw me a bone, Osama.”

Bush Ends War on Drugs

VERSAILLES, France -- Not for the first time in history, a major conflict has come to its end in the great Hall of Mirrors at Versailles. Earlier this week, in a media feeding frenzy, George W. Bush sat down and signed an accord ending the long-time war between the United States and drugs. George Clinton signed on behalf of drugs.

Middle East Catches Kurds

This Tuesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that a Kurds pandemic has hit regions in Turkey, Iran, and Iraq. WHO director Dr. Margaret Chen said that the infection most likely started in the third century BCE but was aggravated by the recent introduction of foreign bodies to the area. Kurds can result in a number of health complications including nausea, indigestion, sandy contacts, an infertile crescent, and cries for autonomous statehood.

Kim Jong-Il Finally Receives Entrance Into Nuclear Club

LOS ALAMOS, NM — Years after starting his country’s nuclear program, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il has finally joined the exclusive Nuclear Club. Following confirmation of the North Korean nuclear test on October 9th, acting Club Chair George W. Bush officially extended an invitation to the idiosyncratic leader of the newly-nuclear Communist regime, which was quickly accepted by the diminutive dictator.

North Korea Defends Weapons Test

PYONGYANG — An official spokesman for Kim Jong-Il announced this week, “our leader, perfect in all his forms, would like you to know size does not matter.” Speaking at length about North Korea’s recent nuclear weapons test, the spokesman went on, “despite the small stature of North Korea’s offensive
sword, the constant rhythm of our attack will keep our opponent enthralled
for hours and hours.”

Angelina Jolie's Baby Adopted by Poor African Couple

LOS ANGELES, CA -- In a stunning reversal, the infant child of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt has apparently been adopted by a poor Kenyan family. Jolie, whose efforts to adopt children from third-world countries are well-documented, appeared shaken yesterday after her daughter Shiloh was adopted by a couple from Kenya. According to sources close to the family, Shiloh was adopted from her crib in the Jolie home between 1am and 3am last night.

Chinese Recall Islamic Prophet Teddy Bears

BEIJING, China -- Fast on the heels of the Sudanese government's decision to jail a woman for naming a teddy bear after the prophet Muhammad, Chinese authorities are scrambling to recall thousands of domestically manufactured Islamic militant teddy bears.