Monthly Archives: December 2010

Drink out the old, drink in the new! Americans of all stripes have plenty excuses for overindulgence as the first decade of the new millennium draws to an end. Of course, depending on your ups and downs in that great …

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10. The “How could I know?” excuse. 9. The “Holiday spirit” excuse. 8. The “Truth will set you free” excuse. 7. The “Team-building” excuse. 6. The “What were photo copiers made for?” excuse. 5. The “Beer goggles” excuse. 4. The …

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10. The “Little Dutch Boy” excuse. The Dutch Police, after putting an untried 16-year-old boy into 13 days official detention in the aftermath of Operation Payback: Oh, there’s no doubt in our minds. That little teen we busted is the …

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10. The “We were just too busy Christmas shopping” excuse. Do you even have any idea how many people are on my list? Spouse and kids and parents and in-laws and ex- and ex-in-laws (well, at least the influential ones) …

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10. The “Polish up my résumé” excuse. None of us are getting any younger. One of these years we’re going to need to get ourselves real jobs in private industry. That’s where the money is, you know. Well, we know, …

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Top Ten Excuses From Those Named in Wikileaks’ ‘Cablegate’

10. The “Our Sons of Bitches” Excuse: U.S. State Department to Germany, warning them not to arrest CIA agents who kidnapped an innocent German and flew him to Afghanistan: “Well, it’s not a warning, really. It’s certainly not a threat, … Continue reading

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