Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Special Cases
The White House says it will help pay the huge new medical bills for GM and Chrysler because of Obamacare. This is a reward for all the people who will fall off the Obamacare rolls when they die driving faulty GM's and Chryslers.

Welfare ATM Cards
California welfare debit cards will no longer be usable at casino and cruise ship ATM's. Unfortunately, they're still accepted at the state legistlature in Sacramento.

New Brain Cancer Treatment
The good news is Celldex Therapeutics has a new vaccine for a form of brain cancer that doubles the life expectancy for its users. The bad news is that this will encourage more people to talk on cellphones for 18 hours a day.

Credit Card Suit
The Department of Justice has filed an antitrust suit against Visa, MasterCard and American Express. The companies are firing back by sending 23,000 credit card offers to everyone in the federal government every day.

Green Army
The U.S. military is ordering its commanders to use less fossil fuels. It's also asking the army to start carrying its weapons in recyclable shopping bags.

October 5th

869: The Fourth Council of Constantinople is convened to decide about what to do about the garbage and dirty bathrooms left behind by the Third Council of Constantinople.

1968: Police baton civil rights demonstrators in Derry, Northern Ireland considered to mark the beginning of The Troubles and U2.

1970: The Public Broadcasting Service is founded, forcing the American people to pay to be put to sleep and made to feel uneducated.


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