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Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™

It's Friday, which means it's time for the Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™. Enter your best caption for the following picture:


A squirrel pauses at attention as it tries to take some of the material from a U.S. flag Thursday Nov 6, 2008 in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Dave Weaver)


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Rocket J "Rocky" Squirrel a... (Below threshold)
Eric:

Rocket J "Rocky" Squirrel announces that he is coming out of retirement to battle the forces of evil. No word yet on whether his long time partner Bullwinkle J. Moose will join him.

Obscure moments in history ... (Below threshold)

Obscure moments in history -- General McAuliffe's response explained.

"Jay Tea may be leaving, bu... (Below threshold)

"Jay Tea may be leaving, but we'll still take care of the nuts!"

300 generations of living f... (Below threshold)
tomg51:

300 generations of living free

For the first time even the... (Below threshold)
Eric:

For the first time even the squireliest left wingers are proud of their country.

Another ACORN voter for Al ... (Below threshold)
Eric:

Another ACORN voter for Al Franken comes foward to claim that he was disenfranchised.

The new mascot for ACORN.</... (Below threshold)
Eric:

The new mascot for ACORN.

Try and burn this one</i... (Below threshold)
Tim:

Try and burn this one, hippies - I'll bite your nuts off.

The real power behind ACORN... (Below threshold)
Eric:

The real power behind ACORN is revealed.

A patriotic squirrel yells,... (Below threshold)
John F Not Kerry:

A patriotic squirrel yells, to noone in particular, "I'm nuts about my country!"

"And, I for one welcome our... (Below threshold)
Eric:

"And, I for one welcome our new rodent overlords"

ROUP, I don't beleef dey ex... (Below threshold)

ROUP, I don't beleef dey exist...


*(Rodents of Unusual Patriotism)

New spokesperson for the <a... (Below threshold)
Eric:

New spokesperson for the NutBra

The gopher in Caddyshack ca... (Below threshold)
retired miilitary:

The gopher in Caddyshack calls in reinforcements.

(AP) - Squirrels ask... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

(AP) - Squirrels ask for 25 billion nut bailout.

Post Obama's election, the ... (Below threshold)
IowaRight:

Post Obama's election, the standing of the U.S. in the eye's of her enemies could not be better depicted.....

Barney Frank displays "The ... (Below threshold)
retired miilitary:

Barney Frank displays "The Fighting Man of the 21st Century" which will defend America after his defense budget cuts go into effect.

That's one small step for a... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

That's one small step for a squirrel; one giant leap for squirrelkind.

Brown squirrels accused of ... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

Brown squirrels accused of racism for not voting for the gray squirrel.

I claim my nuts for the USA... (Below threshold)
WildWillie:

I claim my nuts for the USA. ww

The feared foe of the Nutro... (Below threshold)
jim2:

The feared foe of the Nutroots

Flag worship is a refreshin... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

Flag worship is a refreshing change from the Fark Squirrel and the Dramatic Squirrel.

You'll take my nuts from my... (Below threshold)
dewaun Author Profile Page:

You'll take my nuts from my Cold, Dead Hands!

Secret (Agent) Squirrel.</p... (Below threshold)
guido:

Secret (Agent) Squirrel.

Obama presented his nominee... (Below threshold)
sarahconnor2:

Obama presented his nominee for Secretary of Defense at a news conference today.

Where's Morocco Mole? ... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

Where's Morocco Mole?

This sums up the 2008 elect... (Below threshold)
SilentStorm:

This sums up the 2008 election for me in a way that I never thought possible.

Not only am I more patrioti... (Below threshold)
Gags:

Not only am I more patriotic but I also have more nuts than Hitler!

This rodent could teach tha... (Below threshold)
smitch:

This rodent could teach that other rodent, Bill Ayers, a thing or two...like how to not stand on Old Glory.

Now duly elected, Obama can... (Below threshold)
IowaRight:

Now duly elected, Obama can come clean about his disdain for flag lapel pins, he just simply prefers to be preceded by his colorguard.

Joe Biden's advance securit... (Below threshold)
guido:

Joe Biden's advance security detail. It requires unorthodox skills to protect the biggest nut in the nation.

"She's an American Squirrel... (Below threshold)
msv:

"She's an American Squirrel"

Squirrel-Boy, accused of be... (Below threshold)
lisapope:

Squirrel-Boy, accused of being unpatriotic for not wearing his flag pin, knew the Acorns would rise up and elect him. (shown holding up the flag recently stomped by his forest pal, Ayers.)

Sorry Bill Ayers, you won't... (Below threshold)
MPR:

Sorry Bill Ayers, you won't be stomping on this flag. Just slither away like the snake you are!

Let us rally round the flag... (Below threshold)
Mark L.:

Let us rally round the flag, squirrels,
Let us rally round the flag.
Shouting the the battle cry of Free Nuts!

Egads! Here comes Mike Huck... (Below threshold)
guido:

Egads! Here comes Mike Huckabee with his popcorn popper and Crisco....quick, hide behind this flag.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yj3QAzSWVA4

O'Reilly's new co-host once... (Below threshold)

O'Reilly's new co-host once the fairness doctrine comes back.

Hey Barry! I only count 50,... (Below threshold)

Hey Barry! I only count 50, but what do I know.

I'm only a squirrel.

The new trick Michelle Obam... (Below threshold)
Joel:

The new trick Michelle Obama started teaching her pet on November 5.

Rehearsals for the Obama In... (Below threshold)
IowaRight:

Rehearsals for the Obama Inauguration Pageant are going coming along very well indeed...

A few minutes later, six ot... (Below threshold)
Joel:

A few minutes later, six other members of the invasion force raised a larger flag on Mt. Suribachi and were forever enshrined in WWII history.

In his latest attempt to en... (Below threshold)
IowaRight:

In his latest attempt to end the ever present peril from hunters, Sammy tries an appeal to their patriotism....

Bowing to pressure from fa... (Below threshold)
Pretzel Logic:

Bowing to pressure from far left environmental groups, President Obama today added squirrels to the endangered species list.

Since the election have you... (Below threshold)
IowaRight:

Since the election have you noticed that the Sun is shining brighter, the birds are singing more beautifully, the woodland creatures are marching around with flags....

Pull my finger.... (Below threshold)
Pretzel Logic:

Pull my finger.

Al Franken posses for his U... (Below threshold)
Pretzel Logic:

Al Franken posses for his US Senate portrait.

The only liberal left in Am... (Below threshold)
JAT:

The only liberal left in America willing to stand next the the American Flag is Joe the Squirrel.

Nuts.... (Below threshold)
JSchuler:

Nuts.

Darn it.... should have rea... (Below threshold)
JSchuler:

Darn it.... should have read comment #2 before posting :(

We salute the troops and... (Below threshold)
DJ Drummond:

We salute the troops and respect their mission. When a rodent has more patriotism than a Senator, what does that say?

Since Jay announced his emi... (Below threshold)
brainy435:

Since Jay announced his eminent departure, applicants to take Mr. Duckies place have been coming out of the woodwork.

eminent = imminent... (Below threshold)
brainy435:

eminent = imminent

Shorty after this picture w... (Below threshold)
P. Bunyan:

Shorty after this picture was taken Bill Ayers accidently killed this squirrel while trying to stomp on the flag and smear it into the ground. Most educators in America signed a petition supporting Ayers' actions.

Even the squirrels are more... (Below threshold)

Even the squirrels are more patriotic since Obama won the election. /Daily Kos

"Don't Tread on Me"... (Below threshold)
JB:

"Don't Tread on Me"

We patriotic squirrels slee... (Below threshold)
Pilgrim1949 Author Profile Page:

We patriotic squirrels sleep soundly at night because rough men stand ready to do violence on our behalf to protect our nuts.

Bring it ON!!... (Below threshold)
geo Author Profile Page:

Bring it ON!!

Wait, those nuts I collecte... (Below threshold)
Jon:

Wait, those nuts I collected? I have to give them to who? What the hell is "redistribution of nuts"? I'm a friggin squirrel, but even I don't understand how that makes sense...

This image, used by the Oba... (Below threshold)
Jon:

This image, used by the Obama campaign, was shown to citizens during ACORN registration drives. For each registration a citizen filled out, they were told this obviously Patriotic squirrel would be granted one ACORN, thus where the group derived it's name from. While this was effective, it was not as successful as the Obama - "One Vote - Two Cigarettes" promotion in Detroit or the wildly popular national campaign "Shame, shame, shame on any white devil asking about an actualy policy!"

The answer to the famous bu... (Below threshold)
roger thistle:

The answer to the famous bumper sticker:

"Will the last American leaving Miami please take the flag?"

There's also a moose around... (Below threshold)
FormerHostage:

There's also a moose around here somewhere!

You humans may have f****d ... (Below threshold)
Ken Hahn:

You humans may have f****d it up but some of us are still willing to stand up for the falg.

"This land is your land, th... (Below threshold)
Jewels:

"This land is your land, this land is my land, from Calif...wait, never mind, it's actually La Raza's land. Oops, my bad."

Obama's pick for head of... (Below threshold)
Mac Lorry:

Obama's pick for head of the EPA; a true tree hugger.

PETA hopes their new "Salut... (Below threshold)
Joel:

PETA hopes their new "Salute Me, Don't Eat Me" ad campaign will work.

Juneau, Alaska (AP) ... (Below threshold)

Juneau, Alaska (AP)

Evidence that Governor Palin was not properly vetted by the McCain campaign continues to surface.

Rumors about last year's disappearance of Bullwinkle, the famed Cold War warrior, have not abated. Rocky the Squirrel, continues his vigil and protest in front of the Governor's mansion demanding that Palin's freezer be searched for any evidence that might help investigators.

Squirrels rally in oppositi... (Below threshold)
Bungalowlife:

Squirrels rally in opposition to Prop 8 which forbids equal marriage rights for squirrels in the State of California.

Another nutty flag waver!</... (Below threshold)

Another nutty flag waver!

"Hokey smoke, Bullwinkle! L... (Below threshold)
hpb:

"Hokey smoke, Bullwinkle! Look what I found in the trash from the Democrat convention!"

In his address to dishearte... (Below threshold)
IowaRight:

In his address to disheartened Conservatives, Puffy the Squirrel reminded us "Remember, only YOU can prevent Flag Fires."

He'd be a shoe-in for an Ob... (Below threshold)

He'd be a shoe-in for an Obama cabinet position except for three things:
1. The patriotism.
2. A sensible foreign policy.
3. That massive squirrel-sized brain.

Add a couple of hogs and a ... (Below threshold)

Add a couple of hogs and a unicorn, and Obama can send the transition team home.

"And I gladly squirrel up n... (Below threshold)
Narakay:

"And I gladly squirrel up next to you - God bless the USA!"

<a href="http://www.daylife... (Below threshold)
Anon Y. Mous:
"Shoot if you must, this fl... (Below threshold)
Jeff:

"Shoot if you must, this fluffy brown tail,
but spare your country's flag, you scum-sucking, limp-wristed, weenie liberals", he wailed.

Joe the Squirrel was one of... (Below threshold)
Jeff:

Joe the Squirrel was one of the few in attendance for the local Veteran's Day Parade.

Local squirrel prepares to ... (Below threshold)
Anon Y. Mous:

Local squirrel prepares to feather his nest with an American flag. When contacted for comment, the squirrel insisted he would not be intimidated by those seeking to question his patriotism.


"In an effort to have Ameri... (Below threshold)
retired miilitary:

"In an effort to have Americans identify more with the rest of the world, Obama unveils the new national symbol."

Drawing a line in the sand,... (Below threshold)
JB:

Drawing a line in the sand, the squirrel cry's out "you can break my balls, but keep your hands off my nuts."

"Inauguration day???"... (Below threshold)
Pretzel Logic:

"Inauguration day???"

"Looks like another brother moving into government housing to me!"

Show them your nuts!... (Below threshold)
VagaBond:

Show them your nuts!

One small step for a squirr... (Below threshold)
JV:

One small step for a squirrel, one giant leap for squirrel-kind.

Rejected as Obama family pe... (Below threshold)
Dodo David:

Rejected as Obama family pet
Reason: Too patriotic

In an attempt to quell crit... (Below threshold)
retired military:

In an attempt to quell criticism about their poll the Zogby organization shows yet another Obama supporter who couldnt answer a single question correctly.

SpongeBob's friend Sandy, j... (Below threshold)
Dodo David:

SpongeBob's friend Sandy, just before she applies some karate to the leftist weasels trying to take over America.

The ACORN Conspiracy: got o... (Below threshold)
twolaneflash:

The ACORN Conspiracy: got our flag, got ours nuts, coming for our guns.

Commune nuts cans piracy... (Below threshold)

Commune nuts cans piracy foiled.

Well, I won't be needing th... (Below threshold)
ijosha:

Well, I won't be needing this any more.
Guess I'll just stick it out here...

"I'm proud to be an America... (Below threshold)
Jack Bauer's Evil Brother:

"I'm proud to be an American, where at least my nuts are free!"

It was the only logical out... (Below threshold)

It was the only logical outcome after all the nuts arrived in D.C.

Obama has decided that havi... (Below threshold)
Maggie Mama:

Obama has decided that having a predator as America's symbol sends the wrong message to the world so the Bald Eagle will be replaced by a fuzzy squirrel. Clearly this is "change" nutroots have been expecting.

DRUDGEBREAKING: ACORN opera... (Below threshold)

DRUDGEBREAKING: ACORN operatives and community organizers storm Washington to assert their role in the Obama administration -- One interviewed said, "Obama promised that he would invite us here to define his adminis.... Oh look shiny...."

Patriotism breaks out in Wa... (Below threshold)

Patriotism breaks out in Washington D.C. as Obama names George Bailey's uncle Billy as Secretary of the Treasury.

Update: <... (Below threshold)
Kevin Author Profile Page:

Update: Winners announced. Click the link to read the winning entries. The contest is now closed.




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