The Israelis and
the Palestinians decided to come to a peace agreement and sat down to
talk. Before the negotiations began, the Israeli representative asked
if he could tell a short story from the Torah. The Palestinian
representative gave no objection, so the Israeli began:
"One day while the
Israelites were travelling the desert for 40 years, Moses and the other
Israelites decided to go for a swim in a local river. It was very hot
so they all took off their clothes to go for a dip. When he got out of
the river, Moses was shocked to find that his clothes had been stolen.
A little boy told him that he had seen the thief. It was a Palestinian
"Wait!" The Palestinian
representative interrupted, "There were no Palestinians in the time of
Moses. This story is preposterous!"
"Well now," Replied the
Israeli representative, "Now that we've got that problem cleared up...
may we begin with the negotiations?"
know what a lot of y'all look like by virtue of your Barn Army ID
photos, or from websites, or The Smoking Gun. Nevertheless, I
in my mind's-eye an image that is often inconsistent with the
reality. Today's case in point, Jim at Parkway Rest
Stop. That would be the Jersey Parkway. He's
McGuinnis in my conjure.
Barney and the Ginger Kennedy
The Mayan End Times Prophecy?
The death in 2009 of senator Edward Kennedy was seen as a landmark
[blessing], leaving no Kennedys in high political office and ending the
last high-profile public link to the era of the
Joseph P. Kennedy III is in the final stages of
preparing a Congressional run, with hopes to succeed retiring
Democratic Representative Barney Frank, the Boston Globe and Rhode
Island Public Radio reported, quoting family and Democratic sources.