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I know that we aren't just supposed to post links, but I'm laughing so hard my sides hurt. You just have to read this. It's about the 1 year anniversary of the infamous Super Bowl halftime show.

You can tell that the Onion is good because so many idiots believe that these stories are true. One example is their story from the late 90's about the plans to bring the gay agenda into schools. So many fundies use that article as part of their "proof" of how evil gays are.

Originally posted to Turlough on Sun Jan 30, 2005 at 09:12 PM PST.

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  •  Hilarious (none)
    Money quote: "Mommy has dirty chest bumps," said a 5-year-old boy quoted in one of the thousands of case studies compiled by the FCC. "She's like the bad lady on TV. I'm afraid Mommy will take off her shirt and scare everyone. I hate Mommy."

    Girls were traumatized as well, often expressing apprehensions about sexual development. According to Wasserbaum, one 8-year-old girl told her parents that she didn't "want to get evil breasts."

    To his virtues be very kind, to his vices, very blind.

    by Descrates on Sun Jan 30, 2005 at 09:39:02 PM PST

  •  That was worth it. (none)
    Perhaps the best Onion I've seen in years.  Thanks for the tip.  If you're not supposed to post links -- you're forgiven!

    We're just getting started.

    by jem6x on Sun Jan 30, 2005 at 10:46:12 PM PST

  •  Oh, those internets... (none)
    "Wasserbaum said children of both genders associate their trauma with footballs..."
  •  For the next "This Week in Fascism" (none)
         Turlough wants to say God bless the Onion. A recent story over at The Onion is headlined "U.S. Children Still Traumatized One Year After Seeing Partially Exposed Breast On TV. I, as a father, understand that children, especially small ones, are not traumatized by skin. They are traumatized by parents overreacting to such incidents, it's how the Parents approach the subject and not the fact the incident occurred. When parents deride the incident, when parents jump up and scream at the TV and the child, and when parents continuously harp on their children being exposed to skin, that causes children to be traumatized. It was just a natural part of a woman's anatomy which is something a thoughtful and caring parent can easily explain to a child. Besides the replay I saw, over and over again, showed that she was wearing a pasty. Hey, I'm just a guy, God bless TIVO, just kidding folks.

    "It's about the accountability, stupid." Thomas Davis 2005

    by Tomtech on Thu Feb 03, 2005 at 11:47:21 PM PST

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