Forward thinker, Abu Oudai, chief rocket coordinator for the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade in the West Bank, recently claimed that the Israeli army could be defeated, in part at least, because it was "full of gay soldiers and full of corruption." Whereof does he speak?
In 1983, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) adopted regulations which officially allowed homosexuals to serve in the military. Oudai may not be impressed with the prospect of gay personnel, but security and mental health officials for the IDF have found no evidence the long-standing inclusion of homosexuals in the IDF has harmed operational effectiveness, combat readiness, unit cohesion, or morale in the Israeli military.
He's the chef recruiter but not the recruiter of chefs.
Here's a political blogger I like. He's American expat in London and a great debunker. But on Friday, he works in the kitchen and blogs about that too.
Now, Julie Stringer at Microsoft is a huge chef. And, our good friend, Anthony J Meaney is too. He can write about it well; I know that for a fact. But he won't do it unless there is an overwhelming demand.
Hire Peter Altieri at WetJello (RecruiTV) to make you one of these. Post it on You Tube and use it as a promo.
I see after writing that some people found the framework of the skit insensitive. I can see that. But it could have been easily changed. So, you guys, use some other prop. (More on problems here and here).
Fun idea!... maybe the next time we'll get some of Conan's writers on it.
Reply: Animal will write one and sell it to the highest bidder. (You'd better start figuring out how you're going to handle the damage control now).