Lawmakers/Politicians

Trigger-Happy Cheney Bags Lawyer During Weekend Hunting Trip

This weekend, Vice President Dick Cheney shot a lawyer in the face. According to reports, Cheney and several others were hunting quail on the Armstrong Ranch in Texas.  Harry Whittington, a 78-year-old "millionaire attorney" from Austin, shot a bird and…


Senator Supports Non-Senatorial-Wife-Damage-Cap Legislation

Senator Rick Santorum has called medical lawsuit abuse the "number one health care crisis in his state (Pennsylvania), and has repeatedly called for caps on damages for pain and suffering. He has twice sponsored legislation that would have capped such…



Dog-Bite-Law Man Bitten

Last weekend, the author of New Mexico’s recently-passed Dangerous Dog Act was attacked by his dog. Bob Schwartz, an assistant to the state governor, helped push through the hotly-debated Senate Bill 432, called the "Dangerous Dog Act," which was designed…


Lawmaker Will Keep Promise to Run Naked Through Town

Saying he did not want to break an election promise, New Zealand legislator Keith Locke will run naked through an Auckland suburb. Locke, a member of the Green Party, stated publicly that he would run through the streets naked if…


Fat Legislator Does Not Blame Food Suppliers For His Fatness

Rep. Ron Iverson, a Republican legislator in North Dakota's House of Representatives, and a frequent visitor to its House of Pancakes, has introduced legislation that would shield food-related organizations from obesity-related lawsuits. He is an ideal sponsor for the bill,…