Home
Loading
  Contact Us    
91st Sort

Is it okay to root against New York teams yet?

by Dear Jon
October 30, 2001

Bookmark and Share


91st Sort_Dear Jon-Is it okay to root against New York teams yet? ACTUAL LETTER TO DEAR JON:

Dear Jon,

Is it ok to root against New York teams yet?

Non-New York fan


Dear Non,

Yes. Go Diamondbacks!


Dear Readers: We seem to have run out of actual letters. It is possible that the "technical difficulty" we posted over the week-end, has to do with a couple letters I thought I had received but then I could not find them. The Webmaster could not find them either. If you had sent Dear Jon an Actual Letter recently, and it has not been posted, please do not take it personally.

Meanwhile, we are getting close to the 100th Sort. So look back over the classics and let me know your favorites.

Since a letter has been printed, I might as well write something a little bit more and make you all feel like you actually got Dear Jon today. So I have a word of advice for U.S. diplomacy. We allowed the U.N. to stipulate that the coalition was not to conquer Iraq and remove Saddam Hussein from power. We have allowed Hussein to postpone, delay, and harass inspectors at his weapons development facilities. We are now finded trace elements of a signature Iraqi chemical additive in the anthrax.

IF it is established that Iraq is behind the anthrax attack, my advice is this:

Ignore the U.N., Arab public opinion, West Bank flag-burners, mult-lateral unity, or anything else. Take Hussein down. Take him down hard. Take him down fast. Give him martyrdom, give him Paradise, but give it to him in a pine box. Not that he believes in martyrdom or Paradise anyway because he is actually a pagan atheist that any Jihad extremist true to his own principles would want to take down, but oh well, that is just another example of my insensitive western imperialistic rationalism.

Sometimes it is a bad thing to make a martyr out of a villain. History has also shown us, however, that sometimes it is strategic to cut off the head from the body. It seems to me that relations with Iran have not been so horrible as they were when the Ayatollah was alive. Am I wrong? Take Hussein down, then deal. That's my advice -- IF Hussein is behind the anthrax attack.

(0 Comments)
Post a Comment

Send Us Your Opinion
(Comments are moderated.)
Your Name:*


Your E-Mail Address:*
(Confidential. Will not be published.)


Location:


Comments:*
Note: In order to control automated spam submissions, URLs are no longer permitted in this form.



Verification:
Please type the letters you see above.

  Printer-Friendly

Bookmark and Share


PO BOOKS BY DEAR JON
Dear Jon Letters: Tips for Dating and Mating
Temporarily Unavailable
Published July 21, 2008

Our advice humorist turns his attention and trademark wit to affairs of the heart in his first and very affordable book (only $8.95!).

More Information
RSS FEED
RSS Feed for Dear Jon: RSS Feed for Dear Jon
EMAIL ALERTS
Sign up to receive an e-mail notice when new articles by this author are published. Your address remains confidential, and you may cancel at any time. A confirmation email will be sent.

Your e-mail address:
91st Sort
po Books
Now Available!

Teachings of a Three Year Old... Turned Tyke,
by Hal Evan Caplan.

A father learns from the wisdom of his toddler.

More Information.

More by Dear Jon
Sort 433: Going on Sabbatical
Miss Me? Let me know!
by Dear Jon, 6/15/10
Sort 432: Jokes and Horse Names
and other Random One Liners
by Dear Jon, 6/8/10
Sort 431: Piggy Tossing
and the new touring show: "Lord of the Flies."
by Dear Jon, 6/1/10
Sort 430: Forwarding Fear
Spam with a side of mashed logic
by Dear Jon, 5/25/10
Sort 429, Mixing Oil and Water
is like mixing politics and humor. All you get is a sticky mess and a lot of upset environmentalists.
by Dear Jon, 5/18/10
Sort 428: Handling the Truth
And other lessons for cable channels
by Dear Jon, 5/11/10
Sort 427: Dear Jon Knew When to Shut Up
Finally
by Dear Jon, 5/4/10
» Complete List (462)


RSS FEED
RSS Feed for Dear Jon: RSS Feed for Dear Jon

Recently Published
View Article Be Sure Your Sins Will Find You Out
The transgressions of youth and social media follow us
by Greg Asimakoupoulos, 10/12/18
So Who are We to Judge?
A timely question
by Greg Asimakoupoulos, 10/4/18
Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright
An amazing comeback for a disgraced golfer
by Greg Asimakoupoulos, 9/28/18
Bert and Ernie are Not Gay!
Attempting to make sense of a senseless claim
by Greg Asimakoupoulos, 9/21/18
A Prayer for Hurricane Victims
Asking God to calm the storm
by Greg Asimakoupoulos, 9/14/18
Are We Ready for Some Football?
A rhetorical question as the NFL season kicks off
by Greg Asimakoupoulos, 9/7/18
A "Dear John" Letter to Senator McCain
An expression of thanks for a remarkable leader
by Greg Asimakoupoulos, 8/31/18

Get the Partial Observer's
'recently published' headlines via RSS.


RSS Feed for Recently Published PO Articles    What is RSS?

Reproduction of original material from The Partial Observer without written permission is strictly prohibited.
The opinions expressed by site contributors do not necessarily reflect those of the editors.
Copyright ©2000-2018 partialobserver.com. All rights reserved.
Home · Site Map · Top