Dubya's amazing conversion!

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Dubya's amazing conversion!

Postby Dan74 » Sun Oct 21, 2012 2:30 am

Sorry folks, sounds like he's gone Vajrayana...

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George W. Bush Returns To America After Spending 4 Years In The Himalayas

September 25, 2012

JACKSONVILLE, FL—Garbed in unwashed robes and wearing a long, gray, wispy beard, former president George W. Bush returned to the United States this morning after spending four years on a spiritual journey in the Himalayas.


http://www.theonion.com/articles/george-w-bush-returns-to-america-after-spending-4,29688/?ref=auto
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Re: Dubya's amazing conversion!

Postby Ben » Sun Oct 21, 2012 2:51 am

He actually looks afghani in that photo.
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Re: Dubya's amazing conversion!

Postby Dan74 » Sun Oct 21, 2012 3:14 am

I had always suspected he had Taliban roots. Family quarrels are the worst, they say! On the other hand there is the reptilian hypothesis, which is equally compelling.
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Re: Dubya's amazing conversion!

Postby Ben » Sun Oct 21, 2012 3:54 am

Dan74 wrote:I had always suspected he had Taliban roots. Family quarrels are the worst, they say! On the other hand there is the reptilian hypothesis, which is equally compelling.


Even though I do not like emoticons, this is one appears appropriate:

:jumping:

Now I'll go back to being dour.
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Re: Dubya's amazing conversion!

Postby Modus.Ponens » Sun Oct 21, 2012 1:03 pm

The reptilian hypothesis?

The Onion rules!!! :)
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Re: Dubya's amazing conversion!

Postby m0rl0ck » Sun Oct 21, 2012 2:25 pm

Modus.Ponens wrote:The reptilian hypothesis?




David Icke beleives that reptiles from another dimension are controlling human society. Lots on youtube and still not as scary as someone like bush having been elected president by a presumably mostly sane population.
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Re: Dubya's amazing conversion!

Postby Modus.Ponens » Sun Oct 21, 2012 4:30 pm

I thought there was precedence to this (one of the funniest things I ever heard; he owned Donald Rumsfeld):

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Re: Dubya's amazing conversion!

Postby m0rl0ck » Sun Oct 21, 2012 6:16 pm

:clap: thats hilarious

and he never denied it :)
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Re: Dubya's amazing conversion!

Postby Modus.Ponens » Sun Oct 21, 2012 11:37 pm

He managed to ask Donald Rumsfeld if he ever ate mexican babies in a way that Rumsfeld couldn't explode in (lizard) anger.

Louis CK is the man!
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