The Onion Predicts Obama’s Attempt, After Making Iran Deal, to Placate Israel With Offer of More Weapons

I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…

"U.S. Soothes Upset Netanyahu With Shipment of Ballistic Missiles" 'When The Onion is the most reliable news source your country, you know you're a mess.'"

“U.S. Soothes Upset Netanyahu With Shipment of Ballistic Missiles” ‘When The Onion is the most reliable news source your country, you know you’re a mess’

Satirical Onion Article Accidentally Predicts Actual News Headline:

(Carey Wedler) The Onion is both notorious and beloved for its painfully accurate satire. “CIA Realizes It’s Been Using Black Highlighter All These Years,” and “U.S. Flag Recalled After Causing 143 Million Deaths” are popular examples of the Onion’s knack for humorously pointing out political corruption and tragedy. Last week, however, the Onion predicted an actual headline, preempting a real development regarding Iran and its relations with the West.

Following agreement on Obama’s much-anticipated deal to reduce Iran’s nuclear capabilities in exchange for lifted sanctions (that the president himself originally promoted and imposed), Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was publicly incensed. In predictable jest, The Onion published an article last Tuesday—as the deal was reached—titled, “U.S. Soothes Upset Netanyahu With Shipment Of Ballistic Missiles.” It joked that to pacify the saber-rattling leader, Obama sent him a special shipment of weapons—mocking the United States’ sizable contributions to its favorite ally in the region.

Bibi always gets a little cranky when he sees us talking to Iran, but a few dozen short-range surface-to-surface missiles usually cheer him right up,” the Onion joked a State Department official said. “Of course, we try not to spoil him by giving him a whole new tactical ballistics delivery system every single time he throws a fit, but our guy’s pretty good at getting his way. At least we’ll have a couple months of peace and quiet around here.

The very next day, Israeli newspaper Haaretz published a real story called “After Vienna accord, Obama offers military upgrade to help Israel swallow bitter Iranian deal.”

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My Commentary: Ha!

Amy Winehouse: Another Victim of the Music Industry

I originally posted the following video and statement onto my Facebook wall…

Stronger Than Me – Amy Winehouse:

“Judgment is without mercy to the one who has shown no mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.” – James the Just

Just remember that Amy Winehouse was once a healthy, vibrant and talented young artist! The above 2003 video reveals the original Amy! Be sure to note the lack of tattoos and beehive hairdo! Her downward spiral truly signifies a RECORD RAVAGING by the PARASITIC MUSIC INDUSTRY!

She was born in 1983, making her three years YOUNGER than me… THAT alone is SAD!