Friday, October 21, 2011

National Finals

A short, multiple-choice exam for Nations, their presidents, prime ministers, kings, rulers, magistrates, electees, appointees, dictators, usurpers, etc., AND their lawyers, advisers, employees, go-fers, and sycophants. Examinees have 7 options:
C= Maybe
D= I don’t remember
E= I take the American Fifth
F= I’d rather go-to-hell than tell (Caveat emptor: this may constitute a technical redundancy.)
X= My employer made me[1]
PLEASE ANSWER HONESTLY—even if it goes against your nature!

Have you EVER:
1. lied? __________
2. taken a bribe? __________
3. deliberately destroyed important documents? __________
4. favored a financial donor’s agenda? __________
5. misused government revenues? __________
6. abused others from a position of power/prestige? __________
7. turned a blind eye to the crimes of “friends” or colleagues? __________
8. interfered in a judicial case? __________
9. twisted/manipulated facts, statistics, text, pictures, videos, etc. __________
10. succumbed to insider trading? __________
11. ignored/denied a conflict of interest? __________
12. mis-/discounted/manipulated election results? __________
13. broken any law for personal, family, or collegial benefit? __________
14. deliberately dropped a bomb on civilians? __________
15. deliberately dropped an A or H bomb? __________
16. injured or killed innocent people and called it collateral damage? __________
17. instigated/fomented rebellion against elected officials in other nations? __________
18. believed you were appointed by God to micro-manage the people? __________
19. played the harlot (in déjà vu of Ezekiel 16:28[2])? __________
20. told the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth? __________
[1] In this case, please read
[2] Old Testament Ezekiel 16:28: Thou hast played the whore also with the Assyrians [et al.], because thou wast unsatiable; yea, thou hast played the harlot with them, and yet couldest not be satisfied.
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