Stories by Will Durst

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Posted on: Sep 6, 2005, Source: AlterNet

When Katrina came, I hiked up my skirts and ran like a little school girl. And I am extremely glad I did.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2005, Source: AlterNet

At least Pat Robertson is speaking the truth about our foreign policy.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Who exactly is this Peace Mom anyway?<br /><br />

Posted on: Aug 11, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Not only does the President not believe in evolution but ironically, he has become his own best argument.

Posted on: Aug 3, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Like a floundering hurricane losing wind speed over a land mass, the 'war on terror' has been downgraded to a struggle.

Posted on: Jul 14, 2005, Source: AlterNet

'The reporters won't get off the Karl Rove-Valerie Plame story. They're like rabid wolverines and I'm the wounded bunny.'

Posted on: Jul 5, 2005, Source: AlterNet

This week, America was treated to a rare double dose of the President talking out of both sides of his mouth.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Here's what endangers our troops: greedy cretinous toad leaders who send them 12,000 miles away to a desert to fight a war based on lies. Not telling the press that you are disgusted by reports of torture.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2005, Source: AlterNet

I'll tell you what endangers our troops: greedy cretinous toad leaders who send them 12,000 miles away to a desert, to fight a war based on lies.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Why do politicians always insist on lumping all drugs together? Even a fourth grader can tell you that crack is to pot like an uzi is to a banana. Crack: kills. Pot: giggles.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2005, Source: AlterNet

"Speaking with us today is one of the men who spent some time at the eye of the Watergate storm..."

Posted on: May 19, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Now, even though it doth protest too much, <i>Newsweek</i> is backing down like a badly beaten mule at cliff's edge.

Posted on: May 5, 2005, Source: AlterNet

PETA acts as a wacky counter balance to the NRA in terms of embarrassing the two major parties on a fair and equal basis.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Hey, you crazy faithful, how 'bout a hand for the Doctor Senator Reverend Indian Chief Bill Frist. Could that guy sweet talk the chrome off the bumper of a '57 Ford or what?

Posted on: Apr 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

How far would the majority go to defend one of their own?

Posted on: Apr 14, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Obviously, politics, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder, but in terms of idealogues, this administration has developed a serious case of conjunctivitis.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2005, Source: AlterNet

<i>Pope!</i> plans to go behind the sacristy to reveal the intrigue and romance that goes into a new pope-picking.

Posted on: Mar 30, 2005, Source: AlterNet

I want to live. As man, vegetable or refreshing side order of fruit salad with strawberry yogurt sauce. Hell, I never thought I'd make it this far to begin with.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Got to admit it's not completely the 43rd president's fault. This whole wimp thing is obviously a congenital condition inherited from 41.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Will Durst offers 30 U.S. foreign policy extreme makeover slogans.

Posted on: Mar 9, 2005, Source: AlterNet

For Sen. Ted Stevens, who is so concerned with the content of the cable channels he subscribes to, I have one thing to offer: You don't like something on your TV? TURN IT OFF!

Posted on: Feb 25, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Let us now settle in for the most serious and consequential of all the awards ceremonies: The 12th Annual Will Durst Thank God For These Liquid Squeezebags Because I'm a Comic Awards.

Posted on: Feb 22, 2005, Source: AlterNet

You can't put it any more simply. Rich people richer. Poor people poorer.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Rule 1: Whenever President Bush uses the words: "tax relief," "mandate" or "bipartisan," drink a shot of beer.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2005, Source: AlterNet

A horror movie sequel that will leave you in chills.

Posted on: Dec 28, 2004, Source: AlterNet

I have compiled a list of the top ten news stories eliciting humor in 2004 &#8211; because it&#146;s your right to know.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2004, Source: AlterNet

It happens every year: People start fussing and fighting so loudly you can barely hear those dogs barking out "Jingle Bells."

Posted on: Dec 10, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Dems need to pass through denial to acceptance in order to move on.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2004, Source: AlterNet

This week's release of the 30th annual National Political Logic Commission survey is highlighted by some of the greatest gaps in reason and rationality in the history of the study.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2004, Source: AlterNet

I've almost even gotten used to the fact that the side who told the scarier lies won.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Elvis is back in the building! Although a bit pale and thin, Bill Clinton goes on the road to rally for Kerry in the final week of the campaign.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2004, Source: AlterNet

After a string of hurricanes in Florida, is God trying to tell us something?

Posted on: Sep 8, 2004, Source: AlterNet

The Governator's appearance is puzzlingly successful; Cheney and Miller continue a logic-free smear campaign.

Posted on: Aug 31, 2004, Source: AlterNet

The GOP is parading a bunch of stunt Republicans on the convention podium.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2004, Source: AlterNet

There's something a little creepy about the Primary Wonder Boy John Edwards.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Report from Tuesday's round two: Obama-rama meets Reagan-palooza.

Posted on: Jul 27, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Questions continually arise as to why they bother to hold these over-staged inflato-events when the bulk of the proceedings could be conducted in a corner booth at Denny's over a Grand Slam Breakfast.

Posted on: Jul 27, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Kerry will let house cool after rousing night with Clintons; meanwhile, a new campaign slogan &#8211; "shove it!"

Posted on: Jul 21, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Sorry Dubya, not all questions are as easy as 'madman vs. America.'

Posted on: Jul 13, 2004, Source: AlterNet

The senator from North Carolina is smilier than a beauty queen prancing down a sequined runway past the judges' table.