Roger Pumper

Journalism has been in Roger Pumper’s blood since he began his first paper route in Kabul, Afghanistan, at the age of seven. After graduating from Cairo’s Al-Azhar University with a Doctorate in Animal Husbandry, Pumper worked as a fact-checker for Brian Williams and Bill O’Reilly. Pumper was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 2002 for his investigative reporting on Iraq’s WMD program, though the award was later revoked. Pumper currently resides on a goat farm outside Kirachi, Pakistan.

 

UN to Send Peacekeepers to Next Presidential Debate
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UN to Send Peacekeepers to Next Presidential Debate

In an effort to prevent violence and maintain order, the United Nations announced that it will send 5,000 armed Peacekeepers to Miami for the October 15 presidential debate. Peacekeepers will join the candidates, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, on stage to make sure bloodshed does not break out during the 90-minute debate. The soldiers have been...

Erdogan, Khamenei to Resolve Azerbaijan-Armenia Dispute in Cage Match
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Erdogan, Khamenei to Resolve Azerbaijan-Armenia Dispute in Cage Match

Looking to avoid a proxy fight that would cost the lives of hundreds or thousands of soldiers and civilians, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei have agreed to resolve the dispute between Armenia and Azerbaijan through a steel cage match between the two leaders. If Erdogan wins the match by either pinning his opponent or...

Undecided Voter Breaks for Trump After He Says Biden Not Smart

Undecided Voter Breaks for Trump After He Says Biden Not Smart

Joanne Peterson, a previously undecided voter living in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, told The Mideast Beast that she has decided to support President Donald Trump’s re-election after the president pointed out that his opponent, former vice president Joe Biden, is not smart. Peterson said she went into the debate with an open mind but was ultimately persuaded to vote for the president...

Khamenei Accused of Using Earpiece During ‘Death to America’ Rally

Khamenei Accused of Using Earpiece During ‘Death to America’ Rally

Opponents of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei have accused the ayatollah of wearing an earpiece during his recent sermons so aids can remind the octogenarian to wish “Death to America.” Iranian dissidents and opposition leaders have noted that the 81-year-old Khamenei has often appeared confused in recent years and are demanding that a third-party inspector check the ayatollah’s ears for...

Putin Furious to Learn Trump Paid No Russian Federal Income Tax

Putin Furious to Learn Trump Paid No Russian Federal Income Tax

Russia has recalled its ambassador to the US after President Donald Trump’s recently published tax returns revealed that he paid almost nothing to the Russian government in federal income tax. The news infuriated Russian President Vladimir Putin, who questioned the president’s patriotism and accused him of being a tax dodge. “President Trump should be paying billions of rubles in taxes,...

Trump Nominates Coney Barrett to Supreme Court
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Trump Nominates Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

US President Donald Trump has nominated Amy Coney Barrett, a circuit judge for the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, to the Supreme Court of the United States. Trump announced the nomination Saturday evening at a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden. “She is a woman of unparalleled achievement, towering intellect, sterling credentials, and unyielding loyalty to the Constitution,” Trump...

Amy Coney Barrett Founded ISIS, Newsweek Reports

Amy Coney Barrett Founded ISIS, Newsweek Reports

US Court of Appeals Judge and Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett founded the Islamic State terrorist group and led it during its formative years, according a story in Newsweek magazine. The magazine later issued a correction, noting that it was in fact Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who is of no relation to Barrett despite having the same first and last...

Trump Balances Budget by Making Netanyahu Do His Own Laundry

Trump Balances Budget by Making Netanyahu Do His Own Laundry

In a fiscal feat thought impossible amid record stimulus spending, US President Donald Trump has balanced the federal budget simply by asking Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s to reimburse the White House for his laundry costs. Trump’s decision came after The Washington Post reported that Netanyahu regularly brought suitcases and bags full of laundry, which White House staff cleans for...

Scientists Baffled by Coronavirus Cases in Countries without 5G
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Scientists Baffled by Coronavirus Cases in Countries without 5G

In a finding that has stunned epidemiologists and upended medical consensus, researchers have now discovered cases of COVID-19 infection in nations without 5G development. Leading researchers have long believed that the novel coronavirus is caused by waves emitted from 5G cell towers. But in Iran, where there is no 5G infrastructure, satellite images have shown mass graves dug to bury...

Ben Rhodes Demands Bailout Funds for Discredited Middle East Experts

Ben Rhodes Demands Bailout Funds for Discredited Middle East Experts

With Congress debating the next round of stimulus funding in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of international affairs analysts led by former Obama advisor Ben Rhodes is demanding a federal bailout. The proposal would create a universal basic income, or UBI, for experts in the Middle East who are no longer employable in their field due to years...

Following Abraham Accords, UN Issues Resolution Condemning Peace

Following Abraham Accords, UN Issues Resolution Condemning Peace

The United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution Tuesday condemning the concept of peace after leaders from the US, Israel, the UAE and Bahrain signed the Abraham Accords normalizing relations between Israel and the Arab Gulf countries. The resolution, which passed 157 to 7 with 15 abstentions, called peace a “crime against humanity and a Zionist tool.” “Peace is a...

Israel Reaches Peace Agreement with ‘The Halal Guys’
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Israel Reaches Peace Agreement with ‘The Halal Guys’

Israel has taken another step towards acceptance in the Arab World, agreeing to sign a landmark normalization agreement with New York-based fast-casual Middle Eastern chain “The Halal Guys.” The deal was announced just days after the country, long an outcast in the Muslim world, was officially recognized by Bahrain. Israeli Prime Minister is set arrive on Wednesday in Manhattan, where...

9/11 Attacks Were Failed Gender Reveal, al Qaeda Admits
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9/11 Attacks Were Failed Gender Reveal, al Qaeda Admits

Al Qaeda’s attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001 were not intended as an act of terrorism but were in fact a failed attempt at a dramatic gender reveal, senior leaders of the terror group acknowledged. The now-waterlogged al Qaeda leader, Osama bin Laden, was looking to announce the sex of his daughter, Safiyah,...

Tlaib, Omar Can’t Believe They Have to Side with Boogaloo Boys
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Tlaib, Omar Can’t Believe They Have to Side with Boogaloo Boys

Democratic congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib have begrudgingly come out in support of the far-right anti-government “Boogaloo Boys” movement after members of the group were arrested for providing material support for Hamas. Omar and Tlaib, sporting Hawaiian shirts and camouflage pants, announced their backing of the group in a press conference Tuesday. “We aren’t fans of their white supremacy...

Trump Doubles Down, Calls All Iraq War Veterans ‘Pussies’
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Trump Doubles Down, Calls All Iraq War Veterans ‘Pussies’

*Reposted as a timely #ThrowBack article (originally posted in 2016)*   Washington, D.C. — He says he would have prevented the 9/11 attacks, he’s criticized Senator John McCain for being captured during the Vietnam War, and presidential republican nominee Donald Trump shows no signs of backing down, as Trump yesterday blasted all Iraq war veterans as “a bunch of pussies...

Portland to Set Controlled Burns of Homes, Businesses to Stop Antifa
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Portland to Set Controlled Burns of Homes, Businesses to Stop Antifa

Looking to limit devastation caused by Antifa and other vandals and arsonists, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler announced that the city will resume controlled burns of properties in the downtown business district. Since the beginning of riot season, the abundance of flammable material such as cars, homes, and shops has contributed to out-of-control arson and vandalism throughout the city. Portland officials...

Washington DC Committee Recommends Renaming Capital ‘Arafat DC’

Washington DC Committee Recommends Renaming Capital ‘Arafat DC’

Noting that the nation’s first president was extremely problematic, a committee has recommended removing George Washington’s name from the nation’s capital and renaming the city after someone less controversial like former PLO leader Yasser Arafat. The committee, formed by DC Mayor Muriel E. Bowser to examine problematic statues and monuments, noted that Washington was a slaveholder, was not a vegan...

ISIS Wins Left-Wing Support After Changing Name to Anti-ISIS

ISIS Wins Left-Wing Support After Changing Name to Anti-ISIS

Islamic terror group ISIS has seen a surge in popularity, particularly among left-leaning millennials, after officially changing its name to “Anti-ISIS.” The group emphasized that it has not altered its mission or ideology and will continue to inflict mass casualty attacks on innocent civilians, primarily in the Muslim World. But calling itself Anti-ISIS has allowed the group to frame all...

Laura Loomer Calls for Falafel Ban
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Laura Loomer Calls for Falafel Ban

Republican Congressional candidate Laura Loomer has called for a nationwide ban on falafel, calling the chickpea-based dish a “Muslim terrorist jihad food.” “Why are we letting these Sharia-loving terrorist Muslims not only into our country but INTO OUR STOMACHS?!?!?” Loomer asked in a tweet following her victory in an August 18 primary for a south Florida congressional seat. “When I...