Daily Archives: April 24, 2007

I could say something sarcastic here

Breaking News from The Birmingham News: House passes resolution apologizing for slavery

But gosh, we’re talking about the Alabama legislature. For these guys, passing essentially meaningless resolutions is just about the best thing they do. And hell, maybe the state should apologize for slavery, and there’s still a good chance a Republican in the state senate will say something insane.

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Obvious “Godfather” reference in 3, 2, 1…

Police investigate fish, pictures found in Yonkers grave – Newsday.com

Well, it looks like somebody hasn’t quite gotten the hang of that “Sleep with the fishes” thing.

Crikey

Australian detectives search in Hoover

See, there are things I can’t do. This really calls for a scene between Hoover Detective Bob, Australian detective Bruce, and Australian detective Bruce discussing the case. But I can’t write Australian dialect. I tried, it’s just not something I can do. Sorry. Anyone else want to try?

As seen on “The Colbert Report”

Heat ray in development at Redstone

They’re testing the device that zaps people with heat rather than stunning or killing them in Huntsville. I suggest — since they’re up near the border anyway — they try it out on Tennessee fans.

Isn’t that nice?

Scrushy to end SEC suit for $10 million

I mean, all he’s been through, and he still has $10 million to give the government. With lots left over! It doesn’t come close to equalling the damage he’s done.