Tuesday, March 23, 2010

House Republican leader John Boehner met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today. In Hebrew, the word for "No" is pronounced as "Low," two concepts Boehner is well familiar with.

Hard Rock International has announced plans to build a $300 million casino-hotel on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. It will be in the shape of the odd hair clump on top of 'Jersey Shore' star Snooki's head.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

In a new game show on French TV, contestants zap a man with electricity until he cries for mercy, then zap him again until he seems to drop dead. This type of broadcast torture really isn't new. Here in the USA, viewers of NBC and listeners to commercial radio have endured painful torture under the guise of entertainment for years.

On Sunday morning, thieves in Enfield, Connecticut cut a hole in the roof of a warehouse and stole $75 million worth of antidepressants and other prescription drugs.

...Experts say that many pills could almost fill the trunk of a Toyota Prius.

...Republican leaders in the Senate immediately pointed to this as proof that resourceful Americans can always get the medications they need, without government interference.

...Authorities believe the anti-depressants will end up sold by an online pharmacy, someone in South America or Asia. Or taken by the thieves themselves after sending out resumes for over a year and not being able to find work.

...Police say the heist was well thought out and done by people who are highly sophisticated, thus ruling out members of the Tea Party and Glenn Beck fans.