John Cleese: ‘Syria and Alert to threats in Europe’


21st Century Wire says… When this story was originally published there was speculation as to who the real author was, with most people saying that it was he of Monty Python fame. Based on the skilled prose, we’d have to agree with the mob on this one. A masterpiece nonetheless…

By John Cleese

The English are feeling the pinch in relation to recent events in Syria and have therefore raised their security level from “Miffed” to “Peeved.”

Soon, though, security levels may be raised yet again to “Irritated” or even “A Bit Cross.” The English have not been “A Bit Cross” since the Blitz in 1940 when tea supplies nearly ran out. Terrorists have been re-categorized from “Tiresome” to “A Bloody Nuisance.” The last time the British issued a “Bloody Nuisance” warning level was in 1588, when threatened by the Spanish Armada.

The Scots have raised their threat level from “Pissed Off” to “Let’s get the Bastards.” They don’t have any other levels. This is the reason they have been used on the front line of the British army for the last 300 years.

The French government announced yesterday that it has raised its terror alert level Συνέχεια

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Boycott Pepsi Over Use of Aborted Fetuses?


LARGO, FL —  In a shocking decision delivered Feb 28th, President Obama’s Security and Exchange Commission ruled that PepsiCo’s use of aborted fetal remains in their research and development agreement with Senomyx to produce flavor enhancers falls under «ordinary business operations.»

The letter signed by Attorney Brian Pitko of the SEC Office of Chief Counsel was sent in response to a 36-page document submitted by PepsiCo attorneys in January, 2012. In that filing, PepsiCo pleaded with the SEC to reject the Shareholder’s Resolution filed in October 2011 that the company «adopt a corporate policy that recognizes human rights and employs ethical standards which do not involve using the remains of aborted human beings in both private and collaborative research and development agreements.»

PepsiCo lead attorney George A. Schieren noted that the resolution should be excluded because it «deals Συνέχεια

5.000.000 άνεργοι στην Ισπανία!


Γράφει ο Γιώργος Δελαστίκ

Τραγική είναι η κατάσταση στην αγορά εργασίας της Ισπανίας: οι άνεργοι στη χώρα έφτασαν πλέον μια ανάσα από τα πέντε εκατομμύρια – 4.910.200 άτομα για την ακρίβεια!

«Η ανεργία ανήλθε στο χειρότερο σημείο της οικονομικής ιστορίας της Ισπανίας», υπογράμμιζε σε εξάστηλο πρωτοσέλιδο τίτλο της η ισπανική εφημερίδα «Ελ Παΐς», μόλις η στατιστική υπηρεσία της χώρας ανακοίνωσε τα θλιβερά στοιχεία, τα οποία αντιστοιχούσαν σε ποσοστό ανεργίας 21,3% του οικονομικά ενεργού πληθυσμού. Συνέχεια