Friday, October 22, 2010

Unions and Dems
Public worker unions have just spent $87.5 million worth of emergency funds to keep Democrats in Congress. But if government workers really wanted to help Democrats, all they woud have to do is actually work.

Bad Celery
Texas health officials have shut down a produce factory after inspectors found it was produced chopped celery that was tainted with listeria and wasn't already dipped in chilli.

Obama Poll Lows
President Barack Obama's approval rating has dropped to an all-time in the Gallup poll. But his approval rating is at an all-time high among Republicans running against Democrats incumbents for Congress.

NBA Cutbacks?
NBA commissioner David Stern wants to reduce player salaries by 35%, a move that would also reduce paternity suits by 75% nationwide.

Obama "Mistake"
President Obama says his biggest mistake so far has been not taking enough credit for all the great things he's doing... and it's a shame he's never on TV where he could discuss all that.

October 22nd

362: A mysterious fire destroys the temple of Apollo… police still suspect the Men’s Club at the neighboring Temple Beth Israel.

1964: Jean-Paul Sartre is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, but turns it down to accept another award for Anti-Semitism.

2006: A Panama Canal expansion proposal is approved by 77.8% of voters in Panama… the others 22.2% voted for another Starbucks.


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