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Friday
January 25, 2008
Humor
What's Worse: Foie Gras or Africaines Gras?
by Alexander Butziger
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"Animal rights" activists complain about geese force-fed to make foie gras. Funny, they don't seem to care that there are places in the world where humans are routinely force-fed. (Read more...)
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Friday
October 19, 2007
Humor
Canada Yields Rights to Northwest Passage
by Brett Holverstott
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Results of a recent world summit on the ownership of the Northwest Passage. (Read more...)
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Thursday
September 20, 2007
Humor
Respond-Sybil-Itty
by Luke Setzer
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The student complied with the principal's edict exactly as spoken.  He wrote his own definition of "responsibility" by filling the page from top to bottom.  He started from the top of the page and spelled the words vertically down the page to the bottom, where he then returned to the top for another vertical line of words. (Read more...)
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Monday
April 9, 2007
Humor
Mister Know Enough
by Luke Setzer
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I don't claim to know it all.  I don't even claim full accuracy of what I think I do know.  I only claim to know enough not to need pesky spammers.  In other words, I am not "Mister Know It All."  I am "Mister Know Enough." (Read more...)
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Thursday
March 1, 2007
Humor
New Zealanders flock to AdultSheepFinder.com
by Lester Haines
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Bloody Australians! This is almost certainly because we thumped them three-nil in the cricket... (Read more...)
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Wednesday
January 24, 2007
Humor
Scientists: Earth Is Flat
by Alexander Butziger
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If there had been something like an encyclopedia in the late 1400s, one entry might have read like this: (Read more...)
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Wednesday
January 18, 2006
Humor
Radio Opportunity Vanishes into Mystical Fog
by Luke Setzer
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My personal Web site has the title "Attitude Adjustment" because I consider that to be the central theme of the material I present there.  The employment of Objectivism in conjunction with personal dreams, values and goals and other material aimed at flourishing do indeed empower a person to adjust his attitude about living.  Such a theme drew the attention recently of a radio talk show host. (Read more...)
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Thursday
November 24, 2005
Humor
Quod fuerim sin pummarolam?
by Ciro D'Agostino
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Almost 3000 years ago, Basil and Tomato (lovers of different flavors) decided to meet in Naples, Italy, where they would have consumed a night of passion. (Read more...)
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Saturday
October 29, 2005
Humor
Inside the Mind of a Megalomaniac
by Luke Setzer
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If you still cling to the evil notion that you have the "natural right" to make your own choices about anything, rest assured that when we elect me as World Chancellor, we will adjust your attitude—permanently. (Read more...)
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Friday
October 21, 2005
Humor
Finding Happiness in Lesbos
by Jamie Kelly
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Your happiness on this planet is your own business, because frankly, we’re all going to die someday, some of us sooner than others, of course. And if you die in the arms of a Seattle lesbian who loves you, well, you’re luckier than most people in the world. (Read more...)
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Wednesday
August 24, 2005
Humor
Around the World in Eighty Laughs: Random Musings on Irony, Septic Tanks, Whinging Poms, Frogs, Krauts, Wogs, Micks, Sheep Shaggers, Tussock Jumpers, PC Retards & SOLO's Longest Article Title
by Ross Elliot
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Gimme the semi-ironic Americans and flaccidly repressed British any day. Chuck in a wee dram of Scots, a Jew or two, a soused Irishman and you've got the perfect antidote to anything this world can throw at you. (Read more...)
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Saturday
July 9, 2005
Humor
Holy Libertarianism, Batman!
by Jamie Kelly
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Thankfully, for those of us sick of Hillary Rodham Clinton and her gaping shrill-hole spewing all that "It takes a village to raise a child to become a blowhard sycophant" garbage straight from Bill Moyers's foreword to Das Kapital, lately there has been a string of movies and television shows embracing the libertarian view of life. (Read more...)
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Sunday
May 22, 2005
Humor
Houseguests from Hell
by Luke Setzer
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This Toastmasters speech from the Entertaining Speaker manual seeks to develop an entertaining dramatic talk about an experience or incident using vivid imagery, characters and dialogue.  This rendition recounts an incident in my early days of Objectivism when I found my self-esteem could no longer tolerate an unhealthy, mooching, "platonic" relationship. (Read more...)
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Tuesday
May 17, 2005
Humor
Political Horoscopes for the Left & the Right
by Alec Mouhibian
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Reap the benefits of my newly acquired astrology skills, and see what's in store for you. (Read more...)
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Saturday
April 9, 2005
Humor
Rules for Women and Rules for Men
by Luke Setzer
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All the ramblings in SOLO lately about rules for communicating with women and men offered a perfect opportunity for me to share this little gem.  The authors of these two jokes remain unknown but they have floated about the Internet for years. (Read more...)
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Friday
January 28, 2005
Humor
Singing Solo in the Shower
by Joseph C. Maurone
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Deep thoughts in the shower after reading the SOLO Forum... (Read more...)
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Saturday
November 20, 2004
Humor
Thunderous Replies to Thoughtless Remarks
by Luke Setzer
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This Toastmasters speech from the Entertaining Speaker manual employs humor to convey a message about how to deal with the inane bromides of modern life. (Read more...)
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Monday
October 11, 2004
Humor
The Grinning Face of Evil
by Luke Setzer
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Steven Alan Hassan, cult counselor and mind control expert, contends that commercial cults can bring as much harm as religious cults to their members and families.  Former members of many different multi-level marketing (MLM) companies will support this bold claim.  This entertaining speech employs an "over the top" portrayal of a typical MLM "weekend training and motivational retreat" to illustrate the worst aspects of the worst MLM companies.  It won first place at a local Toastmasters Area Contest for International Speech. (Read more...)
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Tuesday
October 5, 2004
Humor
The Americans with No Life Act
by Luke Setzer
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What happens when nerds become the next protected minority due reparations from privileged elites for oppressions of their ancestors?  This Toastmasters speech projects contemporary trends to the near future through a lens of satire.  It won third place out of six contestants at an Area Contest for Humorous Speeches. (Read more...)
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Monday
September 27, 2004
Humor
All These Pesky Decisions...
by James Kilbourne
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The following is a little glimpse into the Kerry campaign that I penned on July 2nd to help people see the real make-up of the man who would like to be our 44th President. (Read more...)
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Thursday
August 19, 2004
Humor
Truth and Rumor
by George W. Cordero
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Keep this anecdote in mind the next time you either hear, or are about to repeat, a rumor. (Read more...)
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Friday
July 16, 2004
Humor
How To Spot A NAZI
by Duncan Bayne
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Not all NAZIs sport shaved heads and swastika earrings, and that's where this handy guide ... well, comes in handy! It contains all you need to know about spotting a NAZI by observing his behaviour. (Read more...)
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Friday
July 9, 2004
HumorThe Free Radical
Tourism Boom!
by Bernard Darnton
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Most third world countries employ a traditional, low-cost technique for mine clearance that involves allowing them to be discovered at random by wandering buffalo and curious little boys. Surely, there is an inexpensive way to get rid of landmines that also doesn’t expend other valuable resources, like buffalo and people’s kids. (Read more...)
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Monday
July 5, 2004
Humor
Thrash The Blighters!
by Lindsay Perigo
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Daily floggings wouldn't cure them - there is no cure for women known to man - but they'd certainly be very satisfying to administer. (Read more...)
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Monday
June 28, 2004
Humor
Taxing Fundamentals
by Lindsay Perigo
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"We already intend to tax everything in sight," says Alliance leader Jim Neanderton; "now it's time to think of taxing things *out* of sight. (Read more...)
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