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Please send me, as a comment to this page, any old material you have for inclusion in The Daily Joke Alert - to help enable us all to have our fancy tickled regularly! Never mind the state it's in as I tidy everything up prior to publication. Don't let good material go to waste - and so much does. In the interests of the environment we should always try to re-cycle everything, especially jokes. You know that makes sense! You may find some historical stuff here, but this does not really matter as humor is fairly timeless.

Canada PM vows crackdown after capital shocked by fatal attacks

Originally posted on Peace and Freedom:

OTTAWAThu Oct 23, 2014 3:22am EDT

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Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks during a nationally televised address on CBC in this still image taken from video in Ottawa, October 22, 2014. Credit: Reuters/CBC/Pool

(Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper vowed to redouble the country’s fight against “terrorist organizations” abroad after a reported convert to Islam rampaged through parliament, shocking the usually tranquil capital city.

Shortly after a gunman shot dead a soldier at the National War Memorial in central Ottawa on Wednesday morning, a man armed with a shotgun burst into the Center Block of Parliament, pursued by police. He died after dozens of shots rang out a few yards away from where Harper was talking to his legislators.

Ottawa police said it was too early to say whether one person was responsible for both attacks. The killing of the Canadian soldier…

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Sunday Times removes inappropriate photo of ‘Jew in plastic’ used to illustrate Ebola article

Originally posted on CiF Watch:

The blog Israellycool had a great post on Oct. 19th, noting a laughably inappropriate photo used by the Sunday Times (in their print and online editions) to illustrate a story about the fear of Ebola in the US.

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The photo, Israellycool explained, was taken several years ago and depicted a religious Jew who briefly wrapped himself in plastic due to halakhic (Jewish law) concerns about Kohanim (descendents of the Biblical Aaron) flying over cemeteries.  

The photo obviously has absolutely no relevance whatsoever to a story about American fears of Ebola.

So, CiF Watch emailed the complaint department of the Sunday Times shortly after the Israellycool post was published, provided them with some brief background on the photo, and asked that it be removed from the online edition of the article.

Today, we noticed that they photo was indeed removed without explanation.

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As Israellycool suggested in their original post, perhaps…

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Israel Should Simply Apply the San Remo Conference Agreement

Originally posted on Beyond the Cusp:

Contrary to the stories which many believe about the birth of the Jewish nation of Israel, it has absolutely nothing to do with the Holocaust and was set into International Law back in the Villa Devachan in Sanremo, Italy, from 19 to 26 April 1920. The document which was resolved at this conference was the San Remo Conference which was formulated by representatives from the four principle victorious allies from World War I; Britain, France, Italy and Japan. The nations were represented by Britain by Prime Minister David Lloyd George and Lord Curzon (Lord Balfour also was present as his authored Balfour Declaration played a part in the discussions and final decisions of the conference), France by Prime Minister Alexandre Millerand, Italy by Prime Minister Francesco Nitti and by Japan by Ambassador K. Matsui. This agreement set up the Mandate system for the aftermath of the breakup of the Ottoman…

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Ambiguous BBC reporting on Jerusalem terror attack

Originally posted on BBC Watch:

On the evening of October 22nd the BBC News website reported on a terror attack which had taken place in Jerusalem a couple of hours previously.  

Abd al Rahman Shaloudi from Silwan ploughed the car he was driving into a group of people waiting at the light rail station at Ammunition Hill, injuring nine of them, including three month-old Haya Zissel Braun who later died from the injuries she sustained. Shaloudi – a member of a known Hamas-linked family who had previously been imprisoned for throwing petrol bombs at motorists – tried to escape the scene on foot and was shot by a member of the security forces, later dying of his wounds. Rioting subsequently took place in the neighbourhoods of Silwan and Issawiya, with at least one motorist injured by stone-throwers.

So what were BBC audiences told about the incident? On the BBC News website’s homepage it…

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Ne T’inquiète Pas- Don’t Worry

OyiaBrown:

So much for our money! I will only worry if it ever stops!!!

Originally posted on French Talk:

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How to say Don’t Worry” in French

VIDEO – Aaron – U-turn (Lili) – BO Je vais bien ne t’en fais pas

Musique du film, “je vais bien ne t’en fais pas”

“I’m fine do not worry”

Courage à tous ceux qui ont perdu un être cher… ne jamais perdre espoir, toujours se battre!
on oublie jamais rien, on vit avec.. c’est tellement vrai! on avance malgré la douleur!
battez vous pour ceux que vous aimez, qu’ils soient dans les cieux ou toujours vivants!
N’abandonnez jamais!

Courage to all those who have lost loved ones … never give up, always fight!
we never forget anything, you live with .. it’s so true! we move through the pain!
you fight for those you love, whether in heaven or still alive! NEVER GIVE UP

 AaRON (Artificial Animals Riding On Neverland) is a French pop rock musical duo, consisting of
Simon…

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Airport ticket agent’ GOOD ONES – 1

Originally posted on James' Funnies:

An ‘airport ticket agent’ offers some examples of why the US is in so much trouble !

1. I had a New Hampshire Congresswoman asked for an aisle seat so that her hair wouldn’t get messed up by being near the window. (On an airplane ! )
2. I got a call from a Kansas Congressman’s staffer, who wanted to go to Cape Town.  I started to explain the length of the flight and the passport information, and then he interrupted me with, “I’m not trying to make you look stupid, but Cape Town is in Massachusetts …”
Without trying to make him look stupid, I calmly explained, “Cape Cod is in Massachusetts, Cape Town is in South Africa …”  His response: — click.
3. A senior Vermont Congressman called, furious about a Florida package we did.  I asked what was wrong with the vacation in Orlando.  He said he…

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