Monday, February 21, 2011

Libya Chaos
Witnesses say the streets of Tripoli are littered with bodies and debris. It's the worst anyone's ever seen since Charlie Sheen's last party.

Polls on Wisconsin
A new poll shows that 48% of Americans support Wisconsin Governor Walker in his battle against the union, 38% oppose him, and the other 14% think this is about Packers tickets.

Chicago Mayor's Race
Rahm Emanuel is expected to win Chicago's Mayoral election today. If he doesn't, he'll kill all the dead people who don't vote for him.

Cleveland Trip
President Obama is in Cleveland today to attend a forum on that city's small business... otherwise known as a good cry.

Barbour on Plates
Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour won't back plans to make license plates with Confederate symbols. Mostly because everyone knows the Civil War was won by NASCAR.

February 22nd

1495: King Charles VIII of France enters Naples to claim the city's throne… and try that chocolate, vanilla and strawberry ice cream he had heard so much about.

1879: In Utica, New York, Frank Woolworth opens the first of many of 5 and dime Woolworth stores. The store actually only sells 5’s and dimes.

1997: In Roslin, Scotland, scientists announce that an adult sheep named Dolly had been successfully cloned just in time for several fraternity initiations later that spring.


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