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Santa Claus Shot Down by SA-15 Missile over Northern Iran
Reuters ^ | 12/24/05 | Reuters

Posted on 12/24/2005 6:45:16 AM PST by Rebelbase

Santa Claus Shot Down by SA-15 Missile over Northern Iran


Santa sled fireball

TEHRAN (Dec 24)-The Iranian News Agency is claiming that the Doshan Tapeh Air Base commander has reported one of it's newly aquired Russian SA-15 anti-aircraft missile defense batteries engaged and shot down the Santa Claus reindeer propelled flying sled over Northern Iran today. The target was tracked on radar for 10 minutes before the order to fire was given by the regional air defense commander

Witnesses report seeing the SA-15 streak skyward erupting in a brilliant flash and then a giant fireball plummeting to the earth. The fireball was captured on film.

The smoldering wreckage was discovered in the mountainous region of Mazandaran Province, just south of the Caspian Sea.

The crash site had been looted by local village children leaving only scraps of colorful paper wraps and ribbon amid a large impact crater.

There were no signs of a survivor. Villagers reported a large pack of wolves carried off the reindeer remains.

A NORAD command spokesperson at Peterson Air Force Base answered "no comment" when asked if Santa had yet to appear on US radar. An unnamed senior radar specialist commented, "In all the years I've been doing this I've never seen Santa fail to show up on radar. I fear something dreadful has happened".


Doshan Tapeh Air Base Commander, Rashaii Albukaala discusses the missile incident on Memri TV.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons
KEYWORDS: iran; naughtynotnice; norad; santa; santaclaus; waronchristmas
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To: Rebelbase

Where's the first post complaining about Breaking or Not Breaking News?

Where's the first annoying post of 40 "Just Damn's" or "Bush's Fault?"

Where's the guy that DEMANDS an accurate link?

Freepers get so darn lazy on holidays.


61 posted on 12/24/2005 10:04:40 AM PST by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: sam_paine

Go to Carlo's thread your faith will be improved!


62 posted on 12/24/2005 10:17:00 AM PST by sausageseller (Look out for the jackbooted spelling police. There! Everywhere!(revised cause the "man" accosted me!)
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To: sam_paine

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1546566/posts


63 posted on 12/24/2005 10:17:48 AM PST by sausageseller (Look out for the jackbooted spelling police. There! Everywhere!(revised cause the "man" accosted me!)
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To: Rebelbase

First Walmart, now Iran.

LOL...


64 posted on 12/24/2005 10:34:20 AM PST by StoneColdGOP (California GOP: Aim for Foot, Pull Trigger.)
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To: Rebelbase

Are you serious, Clark?


65 posted on 12/24/2005 10:34:55 AM PST by Buck W. (Yesterday's Intelligentsia are today's Irrelevantsia.)
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To: atomicpossum
It gets worse from there.

Oh No! You mean the dreaded roadside fruitcakes?

Regards,
GtG

66 posted on 12/24/2005 10:49:45 AM PST by Gandalf_The_Gray (I live in my own little world, I like it 'cuz they know me here.)
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To: sam_paine

Well, the mods did pull it from the front page news sidebar.


67 posted on 12/24/2005 12:05:00 PM PST by Rebelbase (Green bean casserole is a culinary curse upon mankind.)
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To: Rebelbase

I've just received inside information that it was a "Santa-like-with-reindeer" UAV that had covertly been tracking some oddly shaped fruit cake shipments crossing the border!


68 posted on 12/24/2005 12:09:30 PM PST by jettester (I got paid to break 'em - not fly 'em)
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To: Rebelbase

Well, if the Islamic Republic hadn't bagged the notorious S. Claus, Abe Foxman and his CAPO (Collaborationist Appeaser Press Organization) Air Defense Branch were waiting to nail the non-inclusive thought criminal as he entered US airspace.


69 posted on 12/24/2005 12:12:02 PM PST by atomic conspiracy (Islamo-terrorists: Strike force of the MSM)
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To: Rebelbase

Red Sleigh Down!

Get Jesus and Mr. Hanky!

Mark


70 posted on 12/24/2005 12:20:25 PM PST by MarkL (When Kaylee says "No power in the `verse can stop me," it's cute. When River says it, it's scary!)
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To: EveningStar

The bastards. This will NOT stand! Democrats, get thee behind me.....


71 posted on 12/24/2005 2:51:09 PM PST by Cyber Liberty ( 2005, Ravin' Lunatic since 4/98)
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To: Rebelbase

Down goes Santa! Down goes Santa!


72 posted on 12/24/2005 2:56:19 PM PST by winner3000
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To: joesnuffy

You're right. Poor Santa is making his obligatory stop in Paris right now. It's all Islamofascist propoganda. They can't get Santa!!


73 posted on 12/24/2005 3:31:34 PM PST by Politicalmom (Must I use a sarcasm tag?)
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To: Adiemus

It's a parody.


74 posted on 12/24/2005 3:43:30 PM PST by Rebelbase (Green bean casserole is a culinary curse upon mankind.)
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To: Rebelbase
Knowing how well Russian Surface to Air missiles performed in both Iraq wars, I am convinced the Mad Mullahs really shot down


75 posted on 12/24/2005 5:22:13 PM PST by sono (Every purple finger is a bullet in the chest of terrorism.)
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To: Rebelbase

My God, what have we gone? We didn't want to get along. We refused to sing kum-bah-yah. If we had only loved them--Santa would be alive tonight.

May God have mercy on our souls.


76 posted on 12/24/2005 5:26:34 PM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights (GOP, The Other France)
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To: Protect the Bill of Rights

BTW-any sign of the super-secret reindeer with the red nose?


77 posted on 12/24/2005 5:28:45 PM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights (GOP, The Other France)
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To: Jaxter

Hidey Ho!


78 posted on 12/24/2005 8:29:56 PM PST by TC Rider (The United States Constitution 1791. All Rights Reserved.)
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To: Rebelbase

In related news, reports of cheering at the New York ACLU offices....still breaking...


79 posted on 12/24/2005 8:34:27 PM PST by Windcatcher (Earth to libs: MARXISM DOESN'T SELL HERE. Try somewhere else.)
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To: Rebelbase

IS this supposed to be funny?


80 posted on 12/24/2005 8:34:46 PM PST by LiteKeeper (Beware the secularization of America)
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