Dear Taliban and Bin Laden:
We are pleased to announce that we unequivocally accept your challenge to an old-fashioned game of whoop-a$$. Now that we understand the rule that there are no rules, we look forward to playing without them for the first time. Since this game is a winner-take-all, we unfortunately are unable to invite you to join us at the victory celebration. But rest assured that we will toast you -- LITERALLY. While we will admit that you are off to an impressive lead, it is however now our turn at the plate. By the way, we will be playing on your diamond now... Batter up!
Our team line up is as follows:
General Manager and Team CEO ~ George W. Bush
Assistant General Manager ~ Dick Cheney
Manager ~ Colin Powell
Bench Coach ~ Donald Rumsfeld
Pitching Coach ~ General Richard B. Myers (Chairman of U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff)
Starting Pitcher ~ General Tom Franks (Head of U.S. Central Command)
Batting first and playing 1st Base ~ U.S. Marine Corps
Batting second and playing 2nd Base ~ U.S. Navy
Batting third and playing 3rd Base ~ U.S. Air Force
Batting fourth and playing shortsop ~ U.S. Army
Batting 5th through 8th, and playing the Outfield ~ Firemen and Policemen of New York
Umpire ~ None Required
*remember - our CEO told you there wouldn't be any negotiation!
Pinch hitters as needed ~
U.S. Navy SEALS
U.S. Army Green Berets
U.S. Army Rangers
U.S. Air Force PJs
And, since there are no rules, we've decided to add:
4th Base ~ United Kingdom
5th Base ~ Russia
6th Base ~ China
Other Bases (as desired) ~ Pakistan, Japan, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, "Turkistan and lots of other "...stans" and more.
Vocal 1: Whitney Houston ~ The Star Spangled Banner
Vocal 2: Lee Greenwood ~ God Bless The U.S.A.
Vocal 3: Neil Diamond ~ Comin' To America
Vocal 4: Bruce Springstein ~ Born In The U.S.A.
Vocal 5: The Mormon Tabernacle Choir ~ Battle Hymn of the Republic
You may choose whoever you want for your team...it doesn't really matter (even if you all shave), our guys are gonna win!!!
On behalf of the 270,000,000 citizens of the United States of America
P.S. May we recommend at this time that you give your soul to Allah;
'cause your punk a$$ is ours!
Got Milk? :-)~~
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[This message has been edited by Stewart (edited 11-15-2001).]