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Thursday, December 27, 2007

GPS Used To Recover Stolen Baby Jesus

GPS Used To Recover Stolen Baby Jesus - Orlando News Story - WKMG Orlando

Police in Wellington used a GPS tracking system attached to a baby Jesus to track down the statue and arrest a woman in connection with a Dec. 26 theft.Investigators said the baby Jesus figure was stolen from a Nativity scene in Wellington Wednesday night.Detectives tracked down the statue to a house in Wellington.A short time later, Danielle Santino, 18, turned herself in to authorities, the Palm Beach Post reported.Santino was charged with grand theft.The statue was returned to the village, the report said.Watch Local 6 News for more on this story.
I thought for sure that they would just steal the gps, too. I'd rather have a gps than a baby Jesus doll.

Sunday, December 23, 2007

Comic Art

First, why do we still call them comics, even if they aren't funny? Don't say "graphic novels" because that just makes you sound both pretentious and nerdy. A pretentonerd, or maybe nerdtentious.

Progressive Boink: "This is what a woman looks like to Rob Liefeld. I can't even kid about this. It's fucking ridiculous. Fucking ricockulous. She's wearing a string of pouches where her stomach should but could not possibly be and both her thighs and forearms are larger than her abdomen. She has a big ole ass and torpedo tits, and I geniuenly think that when Rob finished drawing her he sat back, frowned, looked over at his friend, and said 'yikes, sorry, guy.'"
No, it doesn't look lifelike. But it looks good.

Look at this,


She's not lifelike, either. Her spine is too long. But that's one of the reasons its considered a great work of art.

Get it? It doesn't have to be realistic to be great art.

Cop goes into roid rage because his jeky was wrong

Butcher Shop Owner: Off-Duty Officer Pulled Out Gun Over Jerky - News Story - KPTV Portland

A Vancouver police officer is on paid administrative leave after witnesses said he flew into a rage and pulled out a gun at a local butcher shop.Vancouver police were called to a butcher shop on Northeast Fourth Plain Boulevard around 4 p.m. Friday to investigate a disturbance involving an off-duty officer.The owner of the Top Choice Meat Market, Mike Brannan, said the off-duty officer was upset because 4 pounds of his deer jerky was seasoned incorrectly.

The officer is on paid-administrative leave, which is part of standard operating procedure.


Isn't that great. He threatens to kill someone and he gets a paid vacation.

Friday, December 21, 2007

Pig tases woman for no good reason

Fla. officer shocks woman yelling at her - Yahoo! News: "While Elizabeth Beeland was trying to purchase a CD player at a Best Buy on Nov. 26, she stepped outside to talk on her phone, leaving her credit card. Concerned about the sudden exit, a store clerk suspected Beeland was using a stolen card and called over a police officer.

Officer Claudia Wright wrote in a police report that when she approached, Beeland became 'verbally profane, abusive, loud and irate.' She said she warned Beeland to calm down or face arrest.

Wright was not disciplined, and police Chief Mike Chitwood defended her actions. Beeland was refusing an officer's orders, and using a Taser avoided use of other weapons, he said."


So, instead of apologizing, the pig department said, "Shut up. You're lucky we didn't shoot you."

Monday, December 17, 2007

Is Mike Huckabee's son a dog killer?

Son’s Past Could Come Back to Bite Huckabee | Newsweek Periscope | Newsweek.com: "As Mike Huckabee gains in the polls, the former Arkansas governor is finding that his record in office is getting more scrutiny. One issue likely to get attention is his handling of a sensitive family matter: allegations that one of his sons was involved in the hanging of a stray dog at a Boy Scout camp in 1998. The incident led to the dismissal of David Huckabee, then 17, from his job as a counselor at Camp Pioneer in Hatfield, Ark. It also prompted the local prosecuting attorney— bombarded with complaints generated by a national animal-rights group—to write a letter to the Arkansas state police seeking help investigating whether David and another teenager had violated state animal-cruelty laws."

I say we brand him across the chest with "dogkiller", like in Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome".

Michael Jackson has problems

Jacko's Face « TMZ.com Photo Gallery

Friday, December 07, 2007

Cool

Big Head DC » Teen Calls Bush’s Secret Phone; Creates Security Scare: "An Icelandic teen, MSNBC reports, figured out President Bush’s private phone number, and called it recently, leaving a message saying he was the president of Iceland and wanted Bush to call him back. When police visited the teen, after being alerted by Secret Service, he would not say how he learned the top-secret number. Big Head DC is speculating that he somehow deciphered the code from when Jenna Bush called her parents during a recent taping of the Ellen show."

Sunday, December 02, 2007

Overzealous thought police arrest teacher

Teacher Arrested In Connection With Web Posting About Columbine - News Story - WISC Madison: "WEST BEND, Wis. -- An Oak Creek High School teacher has been arrested after authorities said he posted comments online in a debate about teacher salaries, saying the Columbine High School shooters were heroes. James Buss, 46, of Cudahy, was arrested Thursday by West Bend police and released after posting $300 bail. He has been suspended from his job. He could face criminal charges. A message left at his home was not immediately returned Saturday."


Ok, what he said was stupid, but how can you arrest him for it? He has freedom of speech. Even stupid speech is protected. He deserved to be fired, but arrested? The Founding Fathers would be appalled.

Saturday, December 01, 2007

Still don't think the TSA is out of control? Read this.

Ken Schram: Someone should be fired | KOMO-TV - Seattle, Washington | Ken Schram: "Brief background: On the tarmac, an honor guard had been formed by Port of Seattle Police, airport fire and rescue and military personnel as the soldier's body was placed on the plane. A police officer then took the escort soldiers up to security. The TSA screener checked everyone's ID, including the police officer, and then had the soldiers go through the metal detectors. Their combat ribbons and medals set off the alarms. So what does the TSA screener do? He has the soldiers strip off their uniforms - in front of everyone - down to their tee shirts, pants and socks."