August 2008

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Pets Too Sexy For Saudi Arabia, Say Religious Police

Are there any two words as comforting as "religious police"?  Doubtful.  Especially if they follow the words "Saudi Arabia’s." Saudi Arabia’s religious police, also known by the even more comforting title "The Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the…




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Cloned-Dog Owner Denies She is Actually Mormon Sex Kidnapper

Here’s the kind of lead-in sentence that you see almost every day: The woman who had her pet dog cloned by South Korean scientists flatly denied early Thursday that she was a bail jumper accused of sexually assaulting and kidnapping…


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Teen Threatened With Haircut Stabs Father With Miniature Sword

I think that is a slight improvement over the original headline, but not by much. According to reports, a 15-year-old Florida boy stabbed his father in the hand with a "miniature sword" because the man repeatedly threatened to give his…


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WHEREAS, You Acted Like a Jerk In Court

WHEREAS, on the dates set out below, in the presence of Judge Thomas Mountjoy of the Court of Greene County, Missouri, attorney Carlos Dupree Romious, aka D. Carlos Romious, did do the following stupid things, among others: On June 16,…



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Tip of the Day: 911 Is Not For Sandwich Complaints

Sources reported on August 4 that a Jacksonville man was arrested last week after he called 911 to report that his Subway sandwiches had not been made correctly. Seeking extra bonus points, he called it a second time to complain…


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Panic, Heroism Reportedly on Display During California Bar Exam

A source who was taking the California Bar Exam on July 29, when the session was presented in Sensurround, reports scenes of both abject fear and valiant heroism among the attorneys-to-be at the Ontario test site, arguably closest to the…


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Lexis/Nexis Used to Screen Out DOJ Candidates on Political Grounds

Greg Mitchell of Legal Pad has had some time to scan the 140-page report on the DOJ investigation into whether the White House illegally used political criteria to disqualify candidates for career positions at Justice.  (It’s not against the law…