Lighter News: Chuck Norris the only WMD in Iraq, say U.S. troops (1 Viewer)

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FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) - Hollywood action star Chuck Norris, known for his martial arts prowess and tough-guy image, has become a cult figure among the U.S. military in Iraq and an unlikely hero for some in Iraq's security forces.


A small cardboard shrine is dedicated to Norris at a U.S. military helicopter hub in Baghdad, and comments lauding the manliness and virility of the actor have been left on toilet walls across Iraq and even in neighboring Kuwait, soldiers say.


"The fastest way to a man's heart is with Chuck Norris's fist," reads one message at the shrine, which consists of a signed photo of the actor surrounded by similar statements.
"Chuck Norris puts the laughter in manslaughter," reads one and "Chuck Norris divides by zero," reads another.


Known as Chuck Norris "facts", the claims have already become an Internet phenomenon, and scores are featured on www.chucknorrisfacts.com, including "Superman wears Chuck Norris pyjamas", and "There are no weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, Chuck Norris lives in Oklahoma".

http://www.reuters.com/article/newsOne/idUSL0854496320080310?pageNumber=1&virtualBrandChannel=0
 

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On my board is today's Chuck Norris fact.

Chuck Norris has a 6th, and probably a 7th sense.
 

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:scratch: - Where, What is that board ?
My white board where I track the projects my subordinate shops are working on.

And in case you were wondering, today's is "A man once broke every bone in his body to avoid Chuck Norris doing it for him."
 
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I knew he was a huge internet icon; but I had no idea he was a big deal to the troops in Iraq.

I wonder if this is just harmless fun or if it's part of the bigger process of Americanizing Iraqis? If it is, do we really want Iraqis to believe Chuck Norris represents Americana in any serious manner?
 
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Considering some of his movies involving the death of many middle-easterners, I don't think he would be a very good choice to represent Americana to the Iraqis. At least, I hope someone thought about that before they started the campaign.
 

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1 - It's all in jest.
2 - No one cares what the Iraqis think about our Chuck Norris jokes.

/killroywashere
 

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btw....

Chuck Norris once won the Gold, Silver and Bronze in the Women's Bobsled. No one ever questioned how he did it.
 

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