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Abdul Aziz Hakim, leader of the Supreme Council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq (SCIRI), acknowledges the supporters after addressing the Kurdish parliament in Arbil, 350 km (220 miles) north of Baghdad December 28, 2005. Leaders of the Shi'ite and Kurdish blocs that emerged triumphant in this month's Iraqi election agreed on Tuesday to push ahead with efforts to bring Sunni and other parties into a grand coalition government. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

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Rodney Dill:

Even Harry's prayers were slanted to the left.



Harry Reid reacts to Howard Dean's plan to take back the Senate in 2006.



Here is the church. Here is the steeple. Open up the doors and look at all the peop... Oh? Nobody here. Congress is on break. Everyone is home posturing.

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Senator Harry Reid focuses his inner chi during a warm-up before his Death Match vs. Senator Frist.

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Now, that's funny.

Posted by Will Franklin · 28 December 2005 11:42 AM


The Supreme Council's Touchdown Allah just never caught on like Notre Dame's Touchdown Jesus

Posted by: Rodney Dill at December 28, 2005 11:56 AM

OK, OK I admit it. I didn't vote. So shoot me already.

Posted by: DaveD at December 28, 2005 12:21 PM

You know you make me want to SHOUT
Kick my heels up and SHOUT
Throw my hands up and SHOUT
Throw my head back and SHOUT
Come on now SHOUT

Posted by: bullwinkle at December 28, 2005 12:31 PM

The Shiite's punt returner signals fair catch in their match against the Sunnis in the 2005 Iraq Bowl.

Posted by: KipEsquire at December 28, 2005 12:46 PM

"DJ Abdul in the house! Where my Shi'ites at? We raisin' da roof on this mosque! Holla"

Posted by: Cox at December 28, 2005 01:31 PM

France's Channel 5 introduces its latest character for "5, Rue Sesame": Abdul the Grouch. Instead of a fuzzy green muppet, Abdul is an ironic, edgy, cigarette smoking Imam/Bohemian with yellow teeth, coffee breath, and an underage mistress.

Posted by: John at December 28, 2005 02:38 PM

"I Surrender! Oh... Saddam's still in captivity? never mind."

(Thanks Will)

Posted by: Rodney Dill at December 28, 2005 05:19 PM

"I Surrender! Oh... Saddam's still in captivity? never mind."

(Thanks Will)

Posted by: Rodney Dill at December 28, 2005 05:19 PM

Abdul Aziz Hakim going through airport security. Airport security had no idea they were about to find Mr. Hakim's ticklish spot??? ... Tee hee... tee hee...oh ho ho ho ho HA ha ha ha ha ho not there oh no no no no Ha! He exclaimed!!!

Posted by: Zsa Zsa at December 28, 2005 06:51 PM

Abdul Aziz Hakim caught red handed dimpling and hanging the chads on the ballot boxes!...

Posted by: Zsa Zsa at December 28, 2005 07:10 PM

Mr. Hakim Raises his arms in hopes of scaring off any anti coalition voters with his underarm odor of goat's milk and garlic lamb chops he had for dinner the night before this picture was taken! ... He is delighted to see it is working well...

Posted by: Zsa Zsa at December 28, 2005 07:25 PM

"The Roof, the roof is on fire!! We don't need no water!"

Posted by: Kimble at December 28, 2005 07:37 PM

After returning from Mr. Roger's Neighborhood Mr. Hakim celebrates successful negotiations with King Friday! BUT...the only thing there were strings attached!...(notice his arms)

Posted by: Zsa Zsa at December 28, 2005 08:00 PM

The crowd roared with laughter every time Abdul (Abby) Hakim did his impression of a French war hero during open mic night at the Baghdad Funny Bone Comedy theater.

Posted by: bullwinkle at December 28, 2005 09:35 PM

"I am just a poor, humble servant of Allah, what? Oh yes ... it is a Rolex."

Posted by: Rodney Dill at December 29, 2005 09:09 AM

The kick is... good!

Posted by: Bob at December 29, 2005 01:52 PM

Where is he now?
Baghdad HS class of 1970
Most Likely to Concede

Posted by: Rodney Dill at December 30, 2005 10:06 AM

With the gavel missing Abdul Hakim opens the newest session of the Iraqi Parliament with "the wave".

Posted by: DaveD at December 31, 2005 10:54 AM

Responding to a call for a show of hands, the liberal-leaning Abdul Hakim learned quickly that he could vote early and often.

Posted by: DaveD at December 31, 2005 10:58 AM

"Confident! Confident! Dry and Secure!"

Posted by: V the K at December 31, 2005 11:02 AM

"Yo! Kobe, over here! I'm open!"

Posted by: V the K at December 31, 2005 11:03 AM

Hakim demonstrates his proposal for the new Iranian position on developing nuclear weapons after hearing reports that the US may launch a pre-emptive strike.

Posted by: yetanotherjohn at December 31, 2005 11:21 AM

"You do the Hokey, Pokey/ And you turn yourselves around/ That's what it's all about."

Posted by: onlineanalyst at December 31, 2005 11:45 AM

Raise your hand if your sure! Raise your other hand, and they sure do run!

Posted by: the paperboy at January 1, 2006 01:59 PM

Abdul Aziz Hakim, come on down!

Posted by: FreakyBoy at January 1, 2006 06:02 PM

I am voting by show of hands for Abdul Aziz Hakim. And I am also voting by show of hands on behalf of my friend "Mikah Ziza Ludba" who is not here for Abdul Aziz Hakim. And yes, I am Abdul Aziz Hakim, thank you very much.

Posted by: the paperboy at January 1, 2006 06:27 PM

"...that even in Iraq, behind every successful man, is a good woman. A woman who in my case is wearing a black full burqa and is hiding behind my shoulder. How many people want her to come out, Come on, raise of hands!"

Posted by: Mr. Michael at January 3, 2006 02:29 AM

It's fun to stay at the Y...

Posted by: Bob at January 3, 2006 08:48 AM

"Simon says? Who cares what Simon says, he's a dirty Jew! I win again!"

Posted by: Nightfly at January 3, 2006 04:42 PM