Monday, March 01, 2010

Vaccine Myth
A new report shows that 1 in 4 American parents believes in the bogus vaccine-to-autism link. Or is just that 1 in 4 Americans has slept with Jenny McCarthy?

Brown Running Again
71-year-old Jerry Brown will declare today that he's running for governor of
California, an office he left almost three decades ago. Brown admits he's really running because he knows if he retires, California can't afford to pay his pension.

Chile Aftermath
Panic is spreading in Chile in the wake of Saturday's massive earthquake. Millions of Chileans are scrounging for water, shelter and looking for a place to hide their daughters before Bill Clinton arrives.

GM Recall
GM is recalling 1.3 million cars because of power steering problems. Most of those cars were damaged when drivers violently steered them away from out-of-control Toyotas.

Skilling Free?
It looks like Enron's Jeff Skilling will get a reduced sentence. Not because he was unfairly convicted, but because the government is broke and we need him out and paying taxes again.

March 2nd

986: Louis V becomes King of the Franks. Several years later he unifies his kingdom by becoming king of the Beans.

1896: Ethiopia defeats Italy in the Battle of Adwa... mostly because the toughest Italians were back home running a protection racket.

1962: Wilt Chamberlain sets the single-game scoring record in the National Basketball Association by scoring 100 points, he then breaks that record one night later by sleeping with 101 women.

1992: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, San Marino, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan join the United Nations. Shares of all companies that make spell checking programs soar on the news.


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