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RE: [existlist] The Axis of Evil

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  • josh bokelman
    The true mind at work (in the Axis of Just as Evil article) was a writer from the paper called The Onion. We should all site our sources eh? I mean rather
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 22, 2002
      The true mind at work (in the "Axis of Just as Evil" article) was a writer
      from the paper called The Onion. We should all site our sources eh? I mean
      rather than trying to act like it was our grand idea.........F.D.



      >From: "Eduard Alf" <yeoman@...>
      >Reply-To: existlist@yahoogroups.com
      >To: <existlist@yahoogroups.com>
      >Subject: RE: [existlist] The Axis of Evil
      >Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2002 08:24:23 -0500
      >
      >Yulian,
      >
      >Love it. It is beautiful to see a true mind at work.
      >
      >eduard
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Yulian K. Gaard [mailto:ccc61261@...]
      > Sent: Friday, March 22, 2002 4:21 AM
      > To: existlist@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [existlist] The Axis of Evil
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Bitter after being snubbed for membership in the "Axis of Evil," Libya,
      >China, and Syria today announced they had formed the "Axis of Just as
      >Evil,"
      >which they said would be more evil than that stupid Iran-Iraq-North Korea
      >axis President Bush warned of in his State of the Union address.
      >
      > Axis of Evil members, however, immediately dismissed the new axis as
      >having, for starters, a really dumb name. "Right. They are Just as Evil...
      >in their dreams!" declared North Korean leader Kim Jong-il.
      >
      > Everybody knows we're the best evils... best at being evil... we're the
      >best." Diplomats from Syria denied they were jealous over being excluded,
      >although they conceded they did ask if they could join the Axis of Evil.
      >"They told us it was full," said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. "An Axis
      >can't have more than three countries," explained Iraqi President Saddam
      >Hussein. "This is not my rule, it's tradition. In World War II you had
      >Germany, Italy, and Japan in the evil Axis. So you can only have three, and
      >a secret handshake. Ours is wicked cool."
      >
      > THE AXIS PANDEMIC
      >
      > International reaction to Bush's Axis of Evil declaration was swift, as
      >within minutes, Italy surrendered.
      >
      > Elsewhere, peer-conscious nations rushed to gain triumvirate status in
      >what became a game of geopolitical chairs. Cuba, Sudan, and Serbia said
      >they
      >had formed the Axis of Somewhat Evil, forcing Somalia to join with Uganda
      >and Myanmar in the Axis of Occasionally Evil, while Bulgaria, Indonesia and
      >Russia established the Axis of Not So Much Evil Really As Just Generally
      >Disagreeable. With the criteria suddenly expanded and all the desirable
      >clubs filling up, Sierra Leone, El Salvador, and Rwanda applied to be
      >called
      >the Axis of Countries That Aren't the Worst But Certainly Won't Be Asked to
      >Host the Olympics; Canada, Mexico, and Australia formed the Axis of Nations
      >That Are Actually Quite Nice But Secretly Have Nasty Thoughts About
      >America,
      >while Spain, Scotland, and New Zealand established the Axis of Countries
      >That Be Allowed to Ask Sheep to Wear Lipstick. "That's not a threat,
      >really,
      >just something we like to do," said Scottish Executive First Minister Jack
      >McConnell.
      >
      > While wondering if the other nations of the world weren't perhaps making
      >fun of him, a cautious Bush granted approval for most axes, although he
      >rejected the establishment of the Axis of Countries Whose Names End in
      >"Guay," accusing one of its members of filing a false application.
      >Officials
      >from Paraguay, Uruguay, and Chadguay denied the charges. Israel, meanwhile,
      >insisted it didn't want to join any Axis, but privately, world leaders said
      >that's only because no one asked them.
      >
      >
      > Respectfully submitted.
      >
      >
      > " Magic is a way of life. "
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