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Iran sends New Year’s Greeting to Israel By Mistake
“It was a big mistake sending an e-mail to Israel’s football federation,” Ali Kaffashian, president of the Iran Football Federation, said …. “However, I am sure the director of the foreign relations office didn’t do it on purpose.”
Measure twice. Cut once.

Plus: Snowballs, Hummers, Eunichs, and Nipples… Crazy week!

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I asked for a football, but instead I got this missing child they just found on Christmas day. Cool, I guess…

“It is rare in stranger abduction cases [that] so much time can pass without a tragic ending. This was truly a Christmas miracle.”

A miracle? Jesus walked on water, healed the blind with dirt and spit, and then finished off the day by raising the dead. Unless I missed the memo, the bar has been set pretty high.

Plus: Cops Twittering your drunk ass, awesome lady attacks Pope, and one of Obama’s balls has Mao’s face on it! After that jump…

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This past decade in the U.S. the Big Three players in religion took a right beating both from within and from without. These mega-institutions (either in numbers or cultural-political weight) couldn’t even agree on what pencils to bring to their secret meetings, and yet each one had their hands in enough havoc to upend the entire planet. In the midst of all the head-butting and playground antics, religious liberals decided that “interfaith dialogue” would be the decade’s rally cry and everyone (who supported Barack or Hillary) jumped on board. And while for many of us, the concept and actions of interfaith dialogue seemed more like a code for “Please help me talk down these baby-eating Muslims,” the mainstream institutions themselves just tried to hold on to what was left of their increasingly unrecognizable kaleidoscopic identities.

Here’s an overly simplistic look back at (read: Roast of) the Tri-Force of Faith in the 2000s:

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