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2010-02-16 Afghanistan
Taliban failing to qualify for Virgin Allotment.
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Posted by GolfBravoUSMC 2010-02-16 11:47|| || Front Page|| [30 views ]  Top
 File under: Taliban 

#1 The martyrdom testament videos that are so common in other countries are unknown here. "Such individual recognition," said the United Nations report, "is largely absent in Afghanistan." Instead, these suicide bombers are buried secretly at a potter's field in a wasteland at the foot of a mountain, at Kol-e-Hashmat Khan, a neighborhood of junkyards on the outskirts of Kabul. A policeman on duty there said no one ever visited. Many of the unmarked graves have been dug open by starving dogs, which feast on the remains.

Eww. Just eww. Gross. Close enough to perfect for me! :-)
Posted by gorb 2010-02-16 14:03||   2010-02-16 14:03|| Front Page Top

#2 In 2007, the Taliban enlisted a 6-year-old boy, put a bomb vest on him and told him to go up to a group of soldiers and push a button. They told him flowers would shoot out, but the boy was not na├»ve enough to fall for it; instead he told authorities and they managed to get the vest off safely.

Now that there is enough to put a little sunlight in your life. It also sounds like a bad SNL skit. "Flowers will shoot out"? That kid's lucky they weren't smart enough to figure out a remote detonation device.
Posted by Mitch H.  2010-02-16 15:30||  2010-02-16 15:30|| Front Page Top

#3 Gorb; the only thing better would be wild hogs rather than dogs.
Posted by tipover 2010-02-16 22:18||   2010-02-16 22:18|| Front Page Top

#4 You wrote a much better headline than the original by that stodgy New York Times editor, GolfBravoUSMC.
Posted by trailing wife 2010-02-16 22:34||   2010-02-16 22:34|| Front Page Top

#5 Its bad enough being a suicide bomber - but to be one, and give up your life and then fail to kill anyone else?

Man they must point at you and laugh in hell....
Posted by CrazyFool 2010-02-16 22:37||   2010-02-16 22:37|| Front Page Top

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