Monday, November 29, 2010

Fed Pay Freeze
President Obama has proposed freezing salaries for all federal workers. He's already helped freeze everyone else's salary for the last two years.

Graduation Rates Rise
American high school graduation rates are rising again... mostly because of the new math skills requirements you need to play Grand Theft Auto.

Con Jobs
A new study shows people with criminal records are having the toughest time finding a job right now... which is terrible news for all those members of Congress who were voted out of office this month.

Playboy Release
Playboy Magazine has released every issue from 1953 to 2010 on a hard drive... but you still can only find that hard drive hidden in your dad's night table.

Inmate Outsourcing
California is shipping 5,800 prison inmates out of the state. Hundreds of small businessmen in California are now trying to disguise themselves as inmates.

November 30th

1783: A 5.3 magnitude earthquake strikes New Jersey. That’s the last time New Jersey ever shook and didn’t shed millions of gallons of hair gel.

1916: Costa Rica becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty. Ironically, the dignitaries signing the treaty just copied the Argentines’ signatures.

1994: The National Football League announces that the Jacksonville Jaguars will become the league's 30th franchise. 16 years later, most of the people in the Jacksonville area have still not heard this announcement.


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