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TSA Advertising Job Openings on Top of Pizza Boxes

Oh, this is confidence-inspiring: Am I wrong, or are the most likely new recruits from this campaign those who are currently making and/or delivering pizzas?  Are they going to at least screen out people who have ever failed to get a pizza safely…


United States v. One Moon Rock

My latest column for Forbes.com, "United States v. One Moon Rock," has been posted, and you can read it by clicking here and then pointing your eyeballs at the resulting page.  (More later on why "Moon" should be capitalized when you…


Blawg Review #271

Since July 5 is X-Day, this Blawg Review will reflect upon the Church of the SubGenius.TM If you are already celebrating X-Day, congratulations. If you were unaware that today is X-Day, most likely this information was once in your possession…


Judge Reprimanded for Jailing Guy Who Gave Him the Raspberry

I think I'm with the judge on this one, even if the state supreme court said he screwed up. Municipal Court Judge Emery Toth was reprimanded last month for violating the New Jersey Code of Judicial Conduct by "speaking disrespectfully…


Wellford Police Allowed to Chase Criminals Again

Criminals in Wellford, South Carolina, now must again be concerned that police may come after them, even if they are more than an arm's-length away. WSPA News reported recently that Mayor Sallie Peake decided to rescind the no-chase policy she…



Murder Convicted Of Murder

In a not-shocking development in this now-seven-year-old drama, rapper Corey Miller has been convicted for a second time of the 2002 murder of a fan at a nightclub in Harvey, Louisiana.  Miller was originally convicted in September 2003, but a…


Jefferson Convicted of Bribery, Storing Cash in Freezer

Former U.S. representative William Jefferson was convicted today (Aug. 5) on 11 of 16 bribery counts. A jury found that Jefferson, a Democrat from Louisiana who was on the House Ways and Means trade subcommittee, had used his position to…



Anti-Beer-Pong Law Defeated by Furious Citizens

“We’re getting inundated with so many e-mails that I don’t have the time to fool with it,” said Maryland state senator George Della Jr. (D-Baltimore).  He was explaining why he had withdrawn Senate Bill 233, a bill he introduced that…