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One Old Windbag With a Bad Combover Speaks to Congress About a State Most Americans Don’t Care or Feel All That Strongly About: Why is this news?

One Old Windbag With a Bad Combover Speaks to Congress About a State Most Americans Don’t Care or Feel All That Strongly About: Why is this news?

Tuesday marked the day that Prime Minister Netanyahu officially joined the ranks of America’s most maligned inhabitants: Congressional Representatives. These beings, who according to myths of old, are put in office to make laws, are usually old, out-of-touch, and old. Why Netanyahu wants so badly to rub elbows with these pathetic souls is a mystery, but the fact remains that he...

Israeli Politician Drunk Dials Abbas Offering Peace after Consuming ‘Special’ Purim Cookies
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Israeli Politician Drunk Dials Abbas Offering Peace after Consuming ‘Special’ Purim Cookies

The fine-tuned machine that is Israeli diplomacy was thrown into disarray when Palestinian Authority President Abbas released a late night voice mail left by Israeli Minister of Economy Naftali Bennett. In it Bennett made an emotional, if somewhat rambling, plea for peace. “Mahmoud, Mahmoud, why should we kill each other? You think Ayelet Shaked is a hotty, and we think she’s...

ISIS to Summer in Italy
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ISIS to Summer in Italy

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has extended his welcome and given travel advice to ISIS for their planned summer holiday to capture Rome. Renzi told The Mideast Beast that the jihadists will be a much needed boost to the ailing economy, which has seen tourism hit particularly hard. “We’ve seen a massive influx of visitors and martyrs to Syria, Iraq and...

Netanyahu Just Not That Into Republicans

Netanyahu Just Not That Into Republicans

The U.S. Republican Party is getting on Bibi’s nerves. “I thought it was just going to be casual,” said the Prime Minister, referring to his upcoming address to Congress. “I was just gonna stop by for a nightcap after I finished with AIPAC but now he [Republican Party Head John Boehner] is being all weird about it.” “I’m so excited!”...

Netanyahu Convenes Rabbinic Conclave to Declare Him ‘Pope of the Jews’
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Netanyahu Convenes Rabbinic Conclave to Declare Him ‘Pope of the Jews’

Worried about his status as spokesperson for world Jewry, the Prime Minister’s office today announced that Bibi Netanyahu will summon a ‘rabbinic conclave’ to declare the Prime Minister ‘Pope of the Jews.’ Speaking to TID off the record, a close aide explained Netanyahu’s thinking. “At first Bibi was just going to have the rabbis make him high priest, but he...

John Kerry does a little ‘stocking up’ prior to Netanyahu AIPAC Speech

John Kerry does a little ‘stocking up’ prior to Netanyahu AIPAC Speech

A day before the start of the AIPAC (American-Israel lobby) Conference in Washington long lines of customers snaked through the aisles of Shwayder’s Boozy Emporium, the famous DC ‘beverage’ store. TID correspondent Kid Justin, a frequent patron of the store, caught up with Secretary of State John Kerry at the check-out line. “It definitely takes a lot of supplies to...

Giuliani Declares “Obama Bears the Mark of the Beast”

Giuliani Declares “Obama Bears the Mark of the Beast”

At a press conference former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani today further clarified his remarks about President Obama not loving America. “I say to you, my fellow Americans, that Obama does bear the Mark of the Beast. Six-six-six. Did he not rise out of the sea, with ten horns, and seven heads, and ten diadems? Is Obama not like...

Bahrain to Secede from Middle East

Bahrain to Secede from Middle East

In a shocking move that has baffled analysts and geography-trivia enthusiasts around the world the island kingdom of Bahrain has declared its intention to get the hell away from the Middle East and forget that it had ever been part of it. “My family has worked for decades to achieve in Bahrain a post-oil economy based on finance and tourism,...

Abbas, Khamenei Urge Netanyahu Not to Cancel Address to Congress

Abbas, Khamenei Urge Netanyahu Not to Cancel Address to Congress

While a host of Israeli politicians and Jewish leaders have called on Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu to cancel his speech to Congress set for this Tuesday, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas came out in defense of Netanyahu and urged him not to back down in the face widespread criticism. “Who cares what Obama thinks? Bibi, it’s your duty as Israel’s...

Netanyahu Heroically Tackles Comptroller Attempting Audit

Netanyahu Heroically Tackles Comptroller Attempting Audit

Days after Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat saw a dramatic rise in popularity after tackling a knife-wielding terrorist, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced he has tackled the state comptroller just seconds before the official completed a report critical of the government’s economic policy. Netanyahu, according to government sources, was doing a sweep of government offices Friday morning to collect empty bottles...

Iranian Nuclear Talks Collapse Over Disagreement on Color of Dress
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Iranian Nuclear Talks Collapse Over Disagreement on Color of Dress

Efforts by the United States to reach a negotiated agreement on Iran’s nuclear program came to a bitter end Friday, as the two sides broke off talks after a dispute over the color of a dress pictured on Tumblr. A deal was on the verge on being signed, according to sources from both nations, when Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei stumbled...

Obama Unveils New ‘Swag Strategy’ Against ISIS

Obama Unveils New ‘Swag Strategy’ Against ISIS

Marrying the understated decorum of Hollywood and the unvarnished materialism of defeating terrorism through job training, President Obama today unveiled what is being called the ‘Swag Strategy’ against ISIS. “This new program is simple. And it borrows from the great cultural strength that is the Oscars as demonstrated by the $125,000 gift bags handed out to celebrity A-listers. If bombing...

US Troops checking next week’s Baghdad weather forecast
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US Troops checking next week’s Baghdad weather forecast

News that US ground forces will be deployed as Iraqi forces inexplicably failed in their duty has caused the website www.weather.com to crash as approximately one million soldiers checked the regional forecast for next week. Likely recipient of another Central Asian campaign medal, Sergeant John Padansky commented, “I guess this time it could be different, I mean we have thrown a...

Vatican’s Swiss Guard Redeployed to Iraq
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Vatican’s Swiss Guard Redeployed to Iraq

The Pontifical Swiss Guard of the Holy See stationed at the Vatican in Rome will be redeployed to assist in the battle against Islamic State militants, but will not be involved in combat, the Rome-based daily Il Messagero reported on Wednesday. “Our Teutonic mercenaries were cramping this Argentinian Pope’s style,” noted Mathias Fluck, a young guardsman. “In the Philippines, the Bishop of Rome made us stop the...

ISIS Fears For George R.R. Martin’s Health
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ISIS Fears For George R.R. Martin’s Health

Today the terror group ISIS released a statement expressing concern for the health of George R.R. Martin, the author of the book series upon which the wildly successful HBO series Game of Thrones is based. The group, well known to be fans of both the book and television series, announced that they would “beseech Allah to provide our dearest George...

Left Coast Moms, Fundamentalist Christians, Brooklyn Orthodox Jews, and Pakistani Taliban Unite to Spread Deadly Preventable Disease

Left Coast Moms, Fundamentalist Christians, Brooklyn Orthodox Jews, and Pakistani Taliban Unite to Spread Deadly Preventable Disease

Combating cynicism about different peoples inability to make common cause, a diverse coalition today united to spread highly contagious, and entirely preventable, diseases. Didactically Insipid People Protesting Your Science (or DIPPYS), brings together smug left coast moms, self righteous fundamentalist Christians, aloof Brooklyn Hasids (ultra-Orthodox Jews), and the Pakistani Taliban (with a little inspiration from Jenny McCarthy). Chairperson, Mrs Fulla Self,...

Bush White House Leadership: Brian Williams Provided All Iraq War Intelligence
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Bush White House Leadership: Brian Williams Provided All Iraq War Intelligence

In an interview from an undisclosed location, a distressed former Vice President Dick Cheney today revealed that Brian Williams provided the since discredited pre-war intelligence he presented to justify invading Iraq. “Aluminum tubes? The al-Queada Connection? All Williams,” Cheney explained, as he did a fair approximation of human emotions. “And did I mention that Brian told me the meaning of...

Netanyahu to Host 2015 Academy Awards
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Netanyahu to Host 2015 Academy Awards

In a stunning last-minute turnaround, American media icon and international celebrity Benjamin ‘Superstar’ Netanyahu will host the 2015 Oscars. “Bibi’s so hot right now,” said Academy Awards show producer Tara Trendzini, adding that the Prime Minister has that ‘Kardashian factor’. “He’s someone you just love to hate.” Accordingly, the United Nations expressed their love by calling the event a “war crime”....