Depressed? Enter Our Caption Contest!

This is the 36th world-famous FOTM Caption Contest!

Here’s the pic — of the 18th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party convening on November 8, 2012, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing:

~click pic to enlarge~

You know the drill:

  • The winner of the Caption Contest will get a fancy Award Certificate and a year’s free subscription to FOTM! :D
  • FOTM writers will vote for the winner.
  • Any captions proffered by FOTM writers, no matter how brilliant (ha ha), will not be considered. :(

The winner and runner-up will be announced on Sunday, November 25.

To get the contest going, here’s my caption:

On January 3, 2013, the 113th United States Congress convened in the Capitol, Washington, D.C., after pledging their allegiance to the Mkuu Kiongozi, Barack Hussein Obama.

For the winner of our last Caption Contest, click here!


34 responses to “Depressed? Enter Our Caption Contest!

  1. Annual stockholders’ meeting-to discuss their budgetary outlays for a new acquisition, which they purchased as a result of the former company’s recent appointment of particularly poor leadership. The NEW COMPANY will be listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange under the letters: “USA.”

  2. “All thoses who voted for Mitt Romney, please stand!”

    New Jersey???

  3. “… and I stand before this Congress to say that the State of the Union is stronger than Ever.” – Pres B.H.Obama

  4. 2013: Chairman OweBowMao addresses his comrades in the People’s Republik of Amerika, formerly known as the U.S.A.

  5. At least we know the leader of our country is a citizen of China!

  6. “I see President Obama is visiting us today. He is seated in the middle of the long table below the hammer and sickle. Welcome conrade.”

  7. Obama isn’t here yet! His world leadership chair is empty!

  8. Preparations begin for the January inauguration ceremony for Obama’s second term.

  9. First order of business…how to deal with the U.S. We own them now!

  10. Gentlemen, you were gathered here tonight to advise you that as November 6, 2012, we are now the officials owners of the United States.

  11. As of November 15, 2012 the national debt stands at $16,248,293,041,003.50. Every man, woman and child in the United States currently owes $53,479 for their share of the U.S. public debt. How is that math working out for you BO???

  12. “Comrades…..Now that President Obama has been re-elected, we will bring the US to her knees!!”

  13. Oh please, can I post an additional one? You needn’t enter it for competition- but I have to at least put it up. If I am in rule violation, then one of y’all contest-sanctioned put it up (or similar) under your tag. (I really hadn’t seen it when I first viewed the picture and posted earlier at 5am) But did anyone else notice? . .


  14. With the national debt and the public debt figures so high, Michelle said she will do her part for the country and limit her vacations to just 10 times a year and will also give up Kobe steaks, expensive wines and vodka gimlets for 4 years. Barry will cut back on the white powder to save money. What troopers!

  15. An empty chair! …Where in the Hell is Obama?

  16. Finally a symbol that wont be covered up in photos by flotus’ butt!!

  17. China announces the expansion of its’ “Global One” initiative by unanimously authorizing the admission of North America (formerly the United States of America) into the People’s Republic. The new communist satellite state leader, Barracik Obama, will be appointed in January 2016. All non-Chinese mainland born people will begin 10 year re-education immediately. However, 47% will be sent to the 3 day camp.

  18. The new combined House and Senate Chambers were completed in Comrade Obama’s 6th term in office. He has left the Vice President’s chair empty, since Comrade Biden’s passing last year…

  19. Did they forget to invite Jay-Z?

  20. Obama is coming with Jay-Z, they are planning on doing a surprize duet together, to get the joint jumpin’. Okay?

  21. Dennis H Bennett

    Obama: Sandra Fluke, please step forward and claim the Noble Piece Price for f&*(&#@ with all of us.

  22. House chamber unveiled after secret Moochelle Obama redecorating over the holidays.


  23. San Francisco City Council meeting will now come to order.

  24. Newly elected President Barack Obama assembles his cabinet for a strategy meeting.

  25. Red States? We’ll give you Red States!

  26. I do hearby call the first meeting of the “Independant Payment Advisory Board” to order.

  27. “… and the home of the brave.” “Madam Speaker and distinguished members of congress…”

  28. The 2012 Democratic National Convention is hereby called to order………..

  29. CAPTION:
    Despite outward appearances… these are all very, very tiny players on a really huge cheap Chinese stage.

  30. “Michelle thought Congress would be cozier in just one room. Like her refurbishing?”

  31. You all picked curtain #3 and won a really big hammer and sickle! My condolences…

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