January 2007

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Police-Brutality Claim Averted by Video Evidence

A man in Liverpool, England, who was arrested after police responded to a report of a domestic dispute appeared before a judge with bruises on his face, and told the judge that the police had beaten him up.  Unfortunately for…


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Wacky Warning Labels, 2006

A group called Michigan Lawsuit Abuse Watch runs an annual contest to find the dumbest or least necessary warning labels, and it released its 2006 list today.  The winners are: On a washing machine: "DO NOT put any person in…


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Mike Tyson Chats Freely With Police After Arrest: All Goes Well

The Smoking Gun recently posted a transcript of a police interview with former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson after Tyson was stopped on December 29 for driving erratically.  Tyson was read his Miranda rights and stated that he understood those rights…



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Clown’s Smile at Half-Staff in Honor of President Ford

This story from December 29 tells the tale of one Harpo T. Clown, of Palm Springs, California, who was noticed sadly paying his respects to one Gerald R. Ford, formerly of Palm Desert, California, and formerly President of the United…


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Rabbit Town Versus El Baldo

Reports from a village near Madrid state that The Bald One has finally received justice through the heroic efforts of the Spanish people. Javier Vernui, known as "The Bald One" (or "El Baldo" in Spanish), has terrorized the village of…