I don’t live in Illinois anymore, but I’m thrilled to hear that Gov. Rod Blagojevich (oops, that’s, “former governor”) has been taken into custody by the FBI.
He was nabbed for trying to essentially auction off the U.S. Senate seat to be vacated by Barack Obama. This happened while being under investigation for other crimes. He thought he was bullet proof.
He’s not. 🙂
What a tool.
I would normally break down this kind of resource for easier, more direct linking…but I ain’t got that kind of time today.
So, I’ll let you jump over to the TIME magazine main page here and click around for yourself.
Perhaps we’re both better off this way…
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The statewide speed cameras are really getting people upset down here in the Valley of the Sun. Especially this misguided guy…
DATELINE: Arizona — A 26-year-old man faces criminal charges after being accused of using a pickax to attack a speed enforcement camera recently installed along a Phoenix-area freeway.
Other Strange News:
thx ::: snopes.com & myway.com
A British mother says she was shocked to discover a Nintendo’s Scrabble 2007 game’s computer was choosing to play swear words against her 8-year-old son.
thx ::: snopes.com
Tight end Visanthe Shiancoe was the Vikings’ leading receiver and had a go-ahead touchdown catch in the fourth quarter. Unfortunately, he also became the subject of an embarrassing mistake in the locker room afterward that caused Fox officials to issue an apology.
thx ::: snopes.com
Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year for 2008 is:
Bailout (noun) :a rescue from financial distress
Find out about other words that gave this words a run-for-the-money.
One of the true gentlemen in sports, Pitcher Greg Maddux, will retire Monday. He was a great example of what someone without an overpowering arm could accomplish in the biggest stage in the world in his sport.
Maddux will be a first ballot hall-of-famer for sure.
I, on the other hand, am still a great example of what someone with even less talent, only played college baseball, could accomplish because I set my mind to make the accomplishment of not going to the major leagues.
Sure…they didn’t draft me, but that’s beside the point!