Stories by Will Durst

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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.