Saturday, April 23, 2011

Convicts in School
500 convicted felons are still working as New York City public school teachers. Hey, not every crook can get a job at City Hall.

Silver Surge
Silver is now trading at $49 an ounce. That's why they're out of real forks at your local Denny's.

Southwest Excuse
The Southwest Airlines hull breach earlier this month is being blamed on a problem at a Boeing plant 15 years ago... well actually, it's being blamed on the Happy Hour at the bar right outside the plant, but you get the idea.

Gifford Progress
Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is making steady progress and is even standing on her own... which is why her doctors are making sure she doesn't see the current gas prices.

Qaddafi's Compound Battered
A NATO air strike has left Muammar Qaddafi's compound badly damaged. But Libya is applying for about $1 billion in Stimulus funds and Joe Biden is expected to approve that request by next month.

April 25th

1847: The last survivors of the Donner Party come out of the wilderness… and immediately start working on a diet book.

1901: New York becomes the first U.S. state to require automobile license plates… and the first to encourage telling bad drivers to “go back to Jersey!”

1961: Robert Noyce is granted a patent for an integrated circuit. But Southern scientists insist on only using segregated circuits.


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