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Tags: Abraham Lincoln, Barack Obama, Daily Links, FBI, Jewish, Jimmy Fallon, Poverty, Stephen Colbert, Tig Notaro
According to internal reports, the FBI has been competing with the Secret Service for title of most embarrassing law enforcement agency.
The reports catalog all sorts of naughty behavior: nude photos sent to coworkers, bugging the boss's office, dating a known drug dealer and a "lot of sexting" on government-issued BlackBerries.
Alas, we will never know the content of these sexy sexts, because of silly "privacy regulations." It's safe to assume they probably went something like this:
Tags: FBI, Sex
This Petraeus scandal is becoming a real "Who-done-her"
— Lizz Winstead (@lizzwinstead) November 13, 2012
This could be the first time in hundreds of years that two generals have crossed swords.
— Brendan McLaughlin (@btmclaughlin) November 13, 2012
Tags: CIA, David Petraeus, FBI, Lizz Winstead
Rather than capping off their Birthright experience with awkward sexual advances like good Jewish teens, Republican congressmen on a fact-finding trip to Israel tea-bagged the Sea of Galilee, finding the fact that this will get them reprimanded by Republican leaders and ridiculed by the media. Rep. Kevin Yoder received the most criticism for his decision to baptize his balls in the lake.
As it turns out, the subsequent FBI probe of the junket wasn't due to skinny dipping, but related to the investigation of another congressman for failure to properly file paperwork disclosing another foreign trip, explaining why no one interviewed Yoder's bare staff.
Now, the American Association for Nude Recreation, a group "serving more than 52 million individuals who enjoy skinny-dipping and clothing optional recreation throughout North America" also known as "nakationing," has come to Yoder's defense.
According to an AANR press release[pdf]/answer to the question of "What do Herman Melville and George W. Bush have in common?," Yoder joins the illustrious ranks of John Quincy Adams, Teddy Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Benjamin Franklin, Walt Whitman, Mark Twain, Norman Rockwell and the aforementioned Bush and Melville in letting their Moby Dicks soak in the cool evening water…
Tags: FBI, House of Representatives, Israel, Kevin Yoder, Nudity