“'Today -- among all of the other things they do -- the company makes pacifiers in fourteen colors. Ahmadinejad in Iran loves the shit outta them, especially the turquoise double sucker. He sends all his used Binkies to Assad in Syria. Assad goes through two a day. The rebels are trying to cut the Binky supply line between Iran and Syria. I heard some expert on Meet The Press say ‘cut off Assad’s Binkies and he could be in real trouble.’ The Iranians have promised an airlift --
"Uncle and nephew laughed.
"Nurse Ratchet stuck her head in the door and said, 'I love you guys.'" - from Lucky Louie by Kevin O'Kendley
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