Monday, September 19, 2005


Precision Guided HumorWhen Harvey called, I wasn't prepared for what he asked.

"Hey, basil," Harvey said, "I know you heard about the hunger stike at Gitmo, right?"

I had read something about it.

"Well, I can't put my finger on it, but something doesn't seem right," he said.

I asked what he meant.

"That's hard to say," he replied. "The terrorists have said they want to draw attention to their plight, but something ... I don't know. It just doesn't add up. Can you check into it for me?"

I said I would. And I did.

And Harvey was right. The reason the terrorists were not eating was a purely selfish one: They had gained weight since they arrived at Guantanamo Bay and wanted to get back into their old outfits.


  1. Isn't this kind of like holding a gun to your head and saying don't move or I'll shoot?

    The less they eat, they less they cost the American taxpayer.

    Thanks, guys!

  2. Precision Guided Round-Up: Hunger Strike!

    Yeah, yeah. I know I'm even later than usual on this round-up. I was too tired to do it last night. All right? So get off my back or I'll have to starve myself. Which brings us to what the

  3. Basil, I think I'm going to be sick now. Thanks.


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