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CatLadyLarew said…
Tea Party... Glen Beck... Tiger Woods news... all things I can live without!
Don said…
I gotta tell ya... Newt talking about family values is not exactly what I call appropriate.
It's like Obama and his "summer of recovery" plan. Oops! Just ain't working for me.
Quirkyloon said…
Wow. You left nothing out! Great job (as usual).

And I swear to you that a baby fell on my head just the other day!


Kelly said…
Your Sunday Funnies are always the highlight of the week.
nonamedufus said…
CL: You must be happy then That I was able to bring you up to date!
nonamedufus said…
Don: His personal recovery plan? The one where he spends the summer on vacation recovering plan?
nonamedufus said…
Quirks: Well, I would imagine that would happen fairly often, seeing as you live in Arizona.
nonamedufus said…
Kelly: I'm glad you like them. Makes my job worthwhile. Thanks.
00dozo said…
I think Palin and Beck would make a good team for the next election, no?
Leeuna said…
Thanks for the Sunday Funnies, Dufe. They never fail to give me a good giggle. Watch out for the falling eggs. I think those chickens have a new mob boss -- his name is Sal. Sal Manella. (I know, grooooaaannn!)
nonamedufus said…
00dozo: Yeah if they have a race for mental midget tag teams, maybe.
nonamedufus said…
Leeuna: Glad you enjoyed them. That egg business is a terrible story, but there were several editorial cartoons making light of it this week. Sorry you had to experience it personally. Couldn't have been as funny as the cartoons.

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