Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Russia bans Pirate Party for being rum-guzzling seafarers

The spread of the Pirate Party on an international scale has hit a rock thanks to some staggeringly bureaucratic reasoning by the Russian government.

Russian authorities have decided to ban the party from entering the political sphere after taking the organization's name a tad too literally, knocking back a recent registration request.

According to the Moscow Times, the Russian Justice Ministry stopped the Pirate Party from registering as a legitimate organization for fear that the entire political system is about to be overrun by rum-swilling, peglegged Long John Silver impersonators in their legion.

For the complete story, click HERE.

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