Daily Archives: August 21, 2002

Serial Killer Stalking Rome’s Alley Cats Romans…

Serial Killer Stalking Rome’s Alley Cats

Romans, apparently, like cats, even strays. They feed them, stroke them, etc. The killer so far has killed six cats, either poisoning with strychnine or kicking them to death. I hate people like that.

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Philippine rebels seize at least six people in fir…

Philippine rebels seize at least six people in first kidnappings since U.S. mission

Normally, I would condemn this action. However, these six people were:

A) Jehovah’s Witnesses, and;

B) Selling Avon door-to-door.

Heck, I might have kidnapped them myself.

No, no, this is bad, of course.

West Nile hitting home Good luck to Combustible…

West Nile hitting home

Good luck to Combustible Mom, who has come down with a (fortunately mild) case of West Nile fever. They say she’ll be okay.

Miami airport concourse evacuated; at least 43 peo…

Miami airport concourse evacuated; at least 43 people treated for respiratory distress

Jeez, let’s hope that’s all it is… My guess is that what we have here is just someone being a jackass.

No S***, Sherlock Income affects students’ scor…

No S***, Sherlock

Income affects students’ scores

Poor students did worse on the ACT than middle-class students, who did worse than rich students. Wow, amazing, I never heard that before.

The real news is that Alabama test scores stayed steady while national test scores went down. Whoo-hoo!! You’re coming down to our level, America! All we have to do is stay steady and we’ll be average in no time!

CNN.com – Israel arrests suspects in university bo…

CNN.com – Israel arrests suspects in university bombing – August 21, 2002

Great news.

Get ready for the complaints about how the Israelis are violating the civil rights of these poor Palestinians by putting them in jail and asking them questions.

Tougher laws on alien fish urged Snakehead expert…

Tougher laws on alien fish urged

Snakehead experts begin drafting limits on import, sale of aquatic life in Md.

Remember — if snakeheads are outlawed, only outlaws will have snakeheads.