Click here to go to Opinions You Should Have at tomburka.com. TITLE: The Axis of Just as Evil AUTHOR: Tom DATE: 3/10/2003 01:24:00 PM ----- BODY: Wil Wheaton has a very funny entry in his weblog. Allegedly written by John Cleese, but certainly written by someone else (Cleese would never use the phrase "wickedly cool") -- I'm told it from Satirewire, which I have to check out -- it is a funny news story I wish I had written myself. It starts:
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.
This is entirely seperate from the issue that Wil Wheaton has one of the most popular weblogs in America. Perhaps the world. You have to be a complete Star Trek sci fi geek to know who Wil Wheaton is, by the way. He is perhaps best known as the actor who played young Wesley Crusher on Start Trek:TNG. He claims that he started writing his weblog when a Hooters waitress asked him, "Didn't you used to be an actor?" -------- TITLE: Several Cows on New Hampshire Farm Still Wondering If U.S. Will Invade Iraq AUTHOR: Tom DATE: 3/10/2003 12:05:00 PM ----- BODY: -------- TITLE: Powell Shocked to Learn Security Council Resolution Subject to Veto AUTHOR: Tom DATE: 3/10/2003 12:01:00 PM ----- BODY: Today Secretary of State Colin Powell expressed frustration and outrage that a majority vote of the U.N. Security Council approving the use of military force against Iraq could be vetoed by one of the Council members. "What was I wasting all this time on?," he complained, speaking of his repeated 24/7 (but unsuccessful) efforts to secure a majority vote. "I had heard about France, Germany, Russia and China, but I still thought we had a fighting chance," he said. "This changes everything." Powell was rocked by other unpleasant realizations. "My God!," he said, I made absolutely ridiculous deals for some of these yes votes. I gave away stuff we don't even have !" Powell was also reportedly "startled" to learn that more than one country had vowed to veto the vote. "I thought Russia, China, Germany, and France were going to vote no." When a reporter informed him that they could also simply abstain from the vote, Powell muttered, "They can do that?" Powell spent the rest of his day accidentally locked in a bathroom. -------- TITLE: Florida State Debate Team Moving "Will We Go to War With Iraq?" Debate Up in Schedule AUTHOR: Tom DATE: 3/10/2003 12:08:00 AM ----- BODY: The debate had been scheduled for October of the next fiscal year. Now, according to RaeAnn Fitch of Jacksonville, it will be moved into the June 12th slot, where it will replace "Should English Be Compulsory or Is it, Like, A Language We Already Know?" -------- TITLE: Several Cows on New Hampshire Farm Still Wondering If U.S. Will Invade Iraq AUTHOR: Tom DATE: 3/10/2003 12:02:00 AM ----- BODY: But the sheep moved past this topic a long time ago. They're all talking about cloning. --------