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Archive for the 'In The News' Category

Justice For The Sensuous Italian Sunbather

by @ Sunday, January 2nd, 2011. Filed under In The News, Legal

Back in August, I wrote about this story out of Italy:
A TOPLESS sunbather is being investigated by police after being accused of sensuously rubbing sun cream on herself on a public beach.
Police were called to a beach at Anzio south of Rome by a furious mother who said the way the “attractive” [...]

Christine O’Donnell: I’m Going To Stop The Whole Country From Having Sex

by @ Friday, September 24th, 2010. Filed under 2010 Elections, Elections, In The News, Politics

Christine O’Donnell is quite simply the gift the keeps on giving:

NIES: I tell them to be careful. You have to wear a condom. You have to protect yourself when you’re going to have sex, because they’re having it anyway.
NIES: There’s nothing that you or me can do about it.
O’DONNELL: The sad reality is [...]

Best Criminal Defense Ever

by @ Thursday, August 12th, 2010. Filed under In The News, Legal

I can’t honestly say I’ve ever had a case like this, but I certainly wouldn’t turn this client away:
A TOPLESS sunbather is being investigated by police after being accused of sensuously rubbing sun cream on herself on a public beach.
Police were called to a beach at Anzio south of Rome by a furious mother who [...]

Reason TV: LeBron James Isn’t The Only One Getting The Hell Out Of Cleveland

by @ Saturday, July 10th, 2010. Filed under In The News, Sports

Louisiana Lawmakers Resorting To Praying The Oil Away

by @ Sunday, June 20th, 2010. Filed under In The News

This pretty much says they have no ideas left:
While cleanup crews and technical teams continue efforts to stop crude gushing into the Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana lawmakers are proposing a different approach: prayer.
State senators designated Sunday as a day for citizens to ask for God’s help dealing with the oil disaster.
“Thus far efforts made by [...]

Chart Of The Day

by @ Friday, June 18th, 2010. Filed under Humor, In The News

Photo Of The Day: Damn It Feels Good To Be Governor Edition

by @ Thursday, June 17th, 2010. Filed under Blogging, In The News

H/T: Top Of The Ticket

Depressing Photo Of The Day

by @ Thursday, June 17th, 2010. Filed under In The News

From the now ironically named Orange Beach, Alabama:

Maryland Man Charged After Recording Traffic Stop

by @ Wednesday, June 16th, 2010. Filed under In The News, Individual Liberty

In Maryland, the police can tape you, but you can’t tape them:
It started as just another traffic stop.
In early March, Anthony Graber, a 25-year-old staff sergeant for the Maryland Air National Guard, was humming a tune while riding his two-year-old Honda motorcycle down Interstate 95, not far from his home north of Baltimore. On top [...]

Jesus Struck By Lightning, Burns To Ground

by @ Tuesday, June 15th, 2010. Filed under Humor, In The News

Touchdown Jesus in Monroe, Ohio that is:
MONROE — Charred remnants remained this morning, June 15, of the large Jesus statue iconic to Interstate 75 that was destroyed following an apparent lightning strike during a thunderstorm late Monday night.
Those at the scene this morning as the fog lifted around I-75 also described smoke damage to the [...]

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