Some people just don't get satire. Comments: 2 Score: [-] 344 [+].
Church Fined $4,000 for ‘Improper Tree Pruning’Posted: 5 months ago by zircon77777 According to the Observer, the city of Charlotte passed a tree ordinance in 1978 deeming trees that are incorrectly pruned or topped are subject to fines. As a result, any landscaping deemed “excessive” on these trees is subject to the regulation, including trees on commercial property. Comments: 1 Score: [-] 329 [+].
California May Require All Porn Perfomers To Use CondomsPosted: 5 months ago by 2manyusernames While the state is nearly bankrupt, unemployment is over 10% and the prison population is so high the state is forced to let prisoners free, legislators have determined that the best use of their time is to drive a muli-billion dollar industry out of Californa by banning porn without condoms or involving multiple partners Comments: 0 Score: [-] 313 [+].
Gil Scott-Heron Has DiedPosted: 5 months ago by suebe The Chicago-born artist was called the godfather of rap, a term he disliked, for his groundbreaking spoken-word performances set to music. He was 62. Comments: 3 Score: [-] 328 [+].
Female Badminton Players Ordered To Wear SkirtsPosted: 5 months ago by suebe The Badminton World Federation has been searching for a way to drum up interest in female players before the 2012 Olympics. Its solution: Force women to play in skirts to create a more "attractive presentation." Amazingly, officials insist this isn't sexist. Comments: 3 Score: [-] 354 [+].
A Marine Killed In His Own HomePosted: 5 months ago by zircon77777 The Pima County Sheriff's Department initially claimed (PDF) Guerena fired his weapon at the SWAT team. They now acknowledge that not only did he not fire, the safety on his gun was still activated when he was killed. Guerena had no prior criminal record, and the police found nothing illegal in his home. Comments: 6 Score: [-] 366 [+].
How a man flirted his way into a lifetime ban from Delta AirlinesPosted: 5 months ago by suebe Last Friday, after a day of delays and five Jack-and-Cokes, one Bryan Sisco boarded the Delta flight from Dallas to Atlanta at 9:45. Sisco said he just decided to sit down in a random seat. When Danielle Valimont, 23, happened to sit next to him, the recently divorced Sisco decided to flirt with her, offering her chocolate, and telling her he was an architect and a flight marshal. His seatmate -- One cool woman. Comments: 3 Score: [-] 360 [+].
Living With Breasts That Can Be Seen From OrbitPosted: 5 months ago by Bornbad I was consistently mistaken for old enough to drink — and occasionally asked out by older dudes who had no idea how creepy they were actually being — from age fourteen on. By my junior year of high school, I was wearing a 36DD. And they just kept getting bigger. Comments: 5 Score: [-] 282 [+].
Ratko Mladic caught.Posted: 5 months ago by DoggySpew Europe's most sought-after war crimes suspect has been arrested in Serbia. Ex-General Ratko Mladic is accused of having orchestrated the Srebrenica massacre in which 8,000 people died. EU officials expect him to be extradited to The Hague to stand trial. Comments: 4 Score: [-] 343 [+].
Kansas Lawmaker Says Women Should Plan Ahead For Rape: ‘I Have A Spare Tire’Posted: 5 months ago by Bornbad During the House debate, she “questioned whether women would buy abortion-only policies long before they have crisis or unwanted pregnancies or are rape victims.” But state Rep. Pete DeGraaf (R) was ready with a shocking retort. DeGraaf said women should plan ahead for situations such as rape because, after all, “I have a spare tire on my car“: Comments: 31 Score: [-] 408 [+].