In this edition: an unwise extortionist, Oklahoma fixes its “mistake,” how to commit a crime and still win an election, and an arrest warrant turns up the heat on Bikram Choudhury.
I was planning to do something special for Assorted Stupidity #100, but I haven’t had time and meanwhile the stupidity has really been piling up. So let us continue.
In this edition: be on the lookout for orange fingers; the difference between accidental and intentional; police piling on; and a victory for the rule of law (involving traffic cameras, but it’s a start).
In this edition: how to get stuck in a hay bale and live, driving under the influence of caffeine, some stuff about robberies, and a teensy border conflict ends peacefully.
In this edition: law firm sues client, learns why that’s a bad idea; asset-forfeiture programs are still heinous; an unlikely bathroom-cleaning lawsuit; and how to make a little extra cash in Ghana.
In this edition: wearing a crown will not necessarily impress a jury; Whitesboro is still looking for a new seal; defining “Native American” is still problematic; other Americans illegally drift into Canada; when not to cite Dred Scott (ever); and a successful dongle thief.
In this edition: that shark-attack lawsuit settled, amateur thieves fail again, an Australian lawyer beats Domino’s in a pizza-delivery case, and Donald Trump.
In this edition: the state of Illinois takes on three leather vests; why arbitration is better than kidnapping; a reluctant candidate; and what not to do if your marriage seems like a prison.
In this edition: a couple of tips on faking your own death, spokespeople at work, a steakhouse surprise, and a pseudo-brilliant judicial-disqualification strategy.
In this edition: another maple-syrup heist; the ABA insists upon right-thinking; more bumbling Australian thieves; and God is not literally a “co-pilot.”