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Security Council to Condemn Israel for Splinters, Stubbed Toes

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“Those nefarious Zionists are at it again! This is even worse than when they made me bang my head on the bottom of the table when I dropped my fork!”

Geneva, Switzerland (AP) – Arab nations have brought a resolution to the United Nations Security Council that denounces Israel for perpetrating stubbed toes and splinter injuries throughout the Middle East, in violation of international law.

With the Palestinian Authority seeking yet again to establish itself as a non-member observer state some time during the coming year, Draft Resolution 4761 adds tension to an already volatile Arab-Israeli dynamic, which saw accusations fly earlier this year over the origins of body odor and ingrown hairs. Those resolutions were defeated by vetoes in Security Council voting, as both China and Russia did not want to encourage other nations to look into the national origins of lice and pimples.

In the proposed resolution’s current language, the Council “condemns Israel for continued victimization of Palestinians in the Occupied Territories and in neighboring countries through the nefarious use of splinters and stubbed toes. The United Nations calls upon Israel to meet its obligations under international law and previous UN resolutions, and to cease causing injury to the innocent toes and fingers of oppressed minorities.”

Although Russia and China are expected not to veto this resolution, the U.S. State Department has expressed unease about its language, and most experts believe an American veto is inevitable, given profligate use of splinter and stubbed toe technology by U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Israeli officials have remained largely silent on the matter, but a Foreign Ministry official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said that the Jewish state would expend little effort in lobbying its few allies on the Council to defeat the resolution, explaining that the country does not wish to call even more attention to its minor-foot-injury weaponry. It is widely believed in the intelligence community that Israel possesses wart and corn generators, and unconfirmed reports have surfaced in the last six months that the country has also developed a potent paper-cut-and-lemon-juice arsenal.

This finger is widely considered the one Iran has on the button.

Just last week a military facility in Sudan was destroyed by what appeared to be an air attack, and the Sudanese were quick to level accusations at Israel. In its aftermath, residents of the area began complaining of dandruff and itchy noses. Analysts believe the attack was intended to disrupt weapons supplies being smuggled into the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. The distance from Israel to Sudan is similar to that between Israel and Iran, and if the accusations are true, then in addition to its direct results in Gaza, the move could easily serve as a signal to the Islamic Republic that Israel has the capability to strike anywhere in Iran, deploying technology to cause mass tripping over cracks in the sidewalk and dropping heavy objects on toes.

An Iranian official canceled an interview via Skype chat, explaining that all of his delegation’s keyboards had a stuck letter “o”.

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Written by Thag

October 28, 2012 at 11:20 pm

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  1. The Mossad is more clever than we could have ever known.

    idiotprufs

    October 29, 2012 at 2:57 am

    • I’d bet Ahmadinijad is actually an Israeli plant. No sane head of state would give the Israelis so many reasons to get aggressive.

      Thag

      October 29, 2012 at 8:02 am

  2. Hey, those splinters can hurt. Love the photo of the Iranian finger on the button… classic.

    Trent Lewin

    October 29, 2012 at 3:04 am

  3. The Israeli delegation to the UN, in an attempt to head off the threatened condemnation, offered to open splinter and toe treatment clinics along its borders. Without admitting or denying responsibility for the digital injuries, the Israelis will treat any person presenting their limbs to the clinics. Those treated will be given the option of painful iodine disinfectants or free passage to Syria. The Arab delegations have reacted with expected furor and denounced this as a ploy.

    SabaSy

    October 29, 2012 at 1:57 pm

    • Meanwhile, insurgents killed 18 people across Iraq in a series of coordinated attacks. Experts remain divided on how this, too, can be blamed on the Zionist entity.

      Thag

      October 29, 2012 at 2:00 pm

  4. Humor can be the best weapon, and it doesn’t leave any marks on the body.

    Sally

    October 31, 2012 at 3:20 pm

    • But excessive laughing can make your stomach muscles hurt from all the ab use.

      Thag

      October 31, 2012 at 3:24 pm

      • Only if you’re out of shape. You have to do some satire workouts first.

        Sally

        October 31, 2012 at 3:40 pm

        • You think that will help with the sarcspasm in my side? I might get more stitches there.

          Thag

          October 31, 2012 at 3:42 pm

          • This sounds like battle fatigue. Maybe take a short R&R break away from the front for a while?

            Sarah Lawson

            October 31, 2012 at 6:38 pm

            • Don’t want to get behind in my routine. Shape is important, yes – Arse Gratia Artis and all that – butt let’s exercise some restraint before we hit bottom.

              Thag

              October 31, 2012 at 6:42 pm


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