Category Archives: Spain

Spain Builds a $680 Million Submarine that Sinks

Oops is about the best that can be said for the S-80 class Spanish submarines. Hailed with national pride as the first submarine designed and built solely by the Spanish, the S-80s were once hailed as the most advanced non-nuclear … Continue reading

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Spanish Prostitutes Required to Wear High-Visibility, Reflective Vests

Near Barcelona, in the town of Els Alamus, Spanish authorities have been cracking down on prostitution. Well, not the act of prostitution, but the prostitutes standing around the roadways because the town officials consider them a danger to motorists. Prostitution … Continue reading

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Basque Separatists Stake Position as Best-Dressed, Rehearsed Terrorists in the World

No, this is not a burqa clad interview board or costumed actor troupe. These three are Basque separatists from the ETA announcing a ceasefire in its long-running terrorist campaign to carve an independent Basque nation out of northern Spain. Unlike … Continue reading

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Michelle Obama’s Trip To Spain In Line With Other First Ladies’ Travels

Some commentators are calling Michelle Obama’s vacation in Spain the equivalent of Marie Antoinette’s disdain for the French People. It could be written off as more blather from those trying to influence the political winds of this election year, but even … Continue reading

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Official Photo Of Spain’s President Replaced With Mr. Bean

Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero is the current President of the European Union. It is a six-month term that rotates to different country leaders. Naturally, Zapatero has a website for his new title. That site was hacked into … Continue reading

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State Department Exposes Spanish Prime Minister’s Goth Daughters

Spanish law allows Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero to keep pictures of his 16 and 13-year-old daughters out of the Spanish media. That is probably a good thing. After the Prime Minister had a family picture with the Obamas, … Continue reading

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Spain Rejects Asylum For Bin Laden’s Son

The Spanish government has rejected an appeal by Omar Osama Bin Laden for asylum in Spain. He is one of Osama Bin Laden’s sons. Bin Laden’s initial request was rejected, and he sought an appeal. With the rejection of the … Continue reading

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Bin Laden’s Son Seeks Asylum In Spain

Omar Osama Bin Laden, one of Osama Bin Laden’s sons, is requesting political asylum in Spain. Bin Laden is at Madrid’s Barajas airport in a special section for asylum seekers. Spain has three days to respond to his request. It … Continue reading

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McCain Forgets Where Spain Is

In an interview with a Miami radio station, John McCain appeared to be uncertain where Spain is. McCain was asked if he would invite Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero to the White House after his election. McCain responded … Continue reading

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Spanish Parliament Debates Neckties

Spanish politicians waged a heated debate over one of the country’s pressing political issues this past week. In a world with the fear of nuclear proliferation, skyrocketing energy prices and a downtrodden world economy, Spanish politicians argued over…neckties.   Industry … Continue reading

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