Weird News, Idiotic Statements, And Stupid Criminals|
February 16, 2009
In a week chock full of idiotic statements, we still have a clear winner of the
RightBias award for:
MOST IDIOTIC STATEMENT OF THE WEEK:
Here’s an absolutely remarkable video
in which Senate majority leader
Harry Reid repeatedly explains to a dumbfounded interviewer that paying income taxes
is completely voluntary. In fairness, Reid has half a point, as it appears paying
taxes is indeed voluntary for most of our elected officials.
Our new President, Messiah Obama, is a close runner up with his statement that the
newly passed $787 billion spending bill "doesn't contain any earmarks." Hold on,
I think I just saw a pig fly right by my window!
Jailbird, drug addict, and former DC Mayor and current Council member Marion Barry
said that the stress of undergoing dialysis
has "distracted him from filing
a recent tax return." Oops.
One night stand goes awry
A drunken fling ended in disaster
for Wayne Robinson, 24, who woke up to
find his lover's name carved into his arm. There's a moral in there somewhere.
A prominent Buffalo area businessman who founded the Bridges
TV network to improve the image of Muslims in the U.S., has been arrested and charged with murdering his estranged wife –
by beheading hear.
A Michigan zoo celebrated Valentine's Day by charging $50.00
to watch animals having sex.
Longest fingernails in the world
The Guinness World Record for longest fingernails
was broken when Salt Lake City resident
Lee Redmond, who had been growing her nails since 1979, was involved in a four-car
pileup and, gasp, broke her fingernails.
Two women are fighting for their lives
after cosmetic injections aimed at giving them 'J.Lo' style bottoms went disastrously wrong. Andrea Lee, 30, suffered total
kidney failure after being 'poisoned' with what is believed to be industrial silicone.
Police in northern Sweden
broke open the door of a hostel on Friday night after they mistook the sound
of an opera singer practising her scales for the heartrending screams of a woman
Two women saw a little more than they expected as they jogged on the Katy
Trail in Dallas this week. The joggers ran by a naked man painted orange around
11 a.m. Thursday. “He was a terra-cotta color,” said personal trainer Nancy Cole.
Transsexual mob boss, Ugo Gabriele
A transsexual Mafia boss has been arrested by Italian police in what is believed to be the
first case of its kind. Ugo Gabriele, 27, who insisted on being called Kitty, was
held by armed officers in a raid. Which leads us to our growing file on:
A regular customer at a San Francisco bank was arrested after
he allegedly robbed the branch and left his ATM card behind.
A man was charged
with misusing 911 for calling in an
emergency complaint that a Boynton Beach Burger King had run out of lemonade.
Guess he should have stuck with kool-aid.
A naked man on a motorcycle crashed into an Arkansas state trooper's
cruiser. He now faces misdemeanor charges. Hmmm...
A former Cameron County
assistant district attorney was arrested and charged after cops found him defecating outside
a local International House of Pancakes. It could be argued that he was just doing
what comes naturally.
A 31-year-old gang member fatally wounded himself last week as he was cleaning a firearm
while intoxicated, Fresno police said. It is the second time in just over two weeks
that a gang member suffered self-inflicted gunshot wounds.
Las Vegas Police say the parents of a 3-year-old boy who was attacked by a pet python snake have been arrested on felony child neglect,
abuse and endangerment charges.
Check out Chloe, the cat who loves water. Chloe's owner said he can barely keep
Chloe out of the shower these days. 'She loves the feel of warm water and I can
see her ears prick up every time I put the shower on.'
There has been a need for new
technology to clean monitors from all the spit and coffee spewed upon them. Well
here it is, just
one click and your dirty monitor will be cleaned. Gotcha.
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