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i am told that the average prisoner in the gitmo gulag is doing so well
that an alleged cookbook is being prepared with their favourite recipes.

The idea was conceived after discovering that the average languisher in Guantanamo Bay was released with a 13lb weight gain.

“It is such torture being so fat”, Ali told our radical reporter for justice and motherhood. “How can I go back to me mates in the Jihad looking like I’ve just emerged from a five-star hotel. I fully intend to sue America, Tony Blair, Rumsfeld and the neocons for making mock of me. This is quite obviously torture”, he said.

Several lawyers previously hanging around the “let’s get McDonalds for the slobbering of America” group have already offered their services for undisclosed sums funded by an anonymous oil sheik.

“The cook book contains the actual recipes and menus for the food served to the Gitmo detainees, along with interesting facts about how American soldiers are working every day to treat prisoners humanely while still getting the information we need to protect ourselves.

“Baked Tandouri Chicken Breast, Mustard-Dill Baked Fish, Lyonnaise Rice, and Fish Amandine are just a few of the recipes you'll find in the Gitmo Cookbook. We've tested them, and they are inexpensive, easy to make, and delicious.

“The cookbook is being printed and will be shipped in about 10 weeks. Pre-order your copy now for only $8.95”

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another ring tone - or comical ali is alive and well in the philippines

“Presidents can usually survive being hated. It's being laughed at that's fatal. One of the aftermarket cellphone ringtones now being sold in Manila is a reproduction of Gloria Macapagal Arroyo's edifying conversation with election officials, as she prepared to rig the elections.

“ "Hello! Hello! Hello! Garci (the name of the election official) So, will I still lead by more than one million?"

“The response to this tide of ridicule has been the typical official bluster admixed with a confession of helplessness. Here's the Philippine equivalent of the attorney general trying his hand at standup comedy without being quite aware of it.”

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kerry’s grades at yale - finally released

“After 35 years of secrecy, John Kerry's college transcript from Yale was finally released today. Here's the amazing thing: he had worse grades than George Bush. Kerry got four "D"s his freshman year; his four-year grade point average was lower than President Bush's. Can you believe it? Bush is the smart one! How embarrassing is that?”
Jay Leno

Bush grade average: 77
Kerry grade average: 76

“Under Yale's grading system in effect at the time, grades between 90 and 100 equalled an A, 80-89 a B, 70-79 a C, 60 to 69 a D, and anything below that was a failing grade.” [Quoted from CNN.com]

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“The grade transcript, which Kerry has always declined to release, was included in his Navy record. During the [presidential] campaign the Globe sought Kerry's naval records, but he refused to waive privacy restrictions for the full file. Late last month, Kerry gave the Navy permission to send the documents to the Globe.” [Quoted from Boston Globe]

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come fly with us

airhostess dolls from Japan. Image credit: Sakura

airhostess dolls from Japan. Image credit: Sakura

Airhostess dolls from Japan.

Link from Limbic.

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smelly plant is flowering

Arum Titan.  Illustration: Kandis Elliot Image credit: Wisconsin-Madison University
Photo courtesy of Fairchild Tropical Garden
A Titan Arum (Amorphophallus titanum) is in the process of flowering in a greenhouse at Wisconsin Madison University.

It last flowered in 2001. Flowering is unpredictable and there can be many years, and even decades, between such events. The flowering period lasts one to four days, when the flower throws off a pungent smell of rotting meat.

The Titan Arum is a giant plant, this one’s central fleshy spadix had reached a height of 98 inches (2.49 metres) on 9 June.

The University is providing periodic video reports in various formats, and the glasshouse is open to outside visitors until midnight during the flowering period.

There are many other Titan Arums in public displays, including at the Botanical Gardens, Kew, near London.

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