Thursday, May 26, 2011

Death by Cars
A new Harvard study says emissions from traffic jams led to the early deaths of 2,200 people last year alone... but for those of us stuck on the Cross Bronx Expressway, the dead are the lucky ones.

Green Mania
The new gas mileage stickers on new cars tell you how many green house emissions your car will produce... not including how many emissions your body will produce after you take your car to the Wendy's drive-thru.

Shacking Up
Unmarried couples make up 25% more of the population than 10 years ago... mostly because they can't afford to drive to the wedding chapel.

G8 Summit
At the G8 Summit today, President Obama will urge the other western economic powers to send more aid to failing regimes in Tunisia, Yemen, and Detroit.

Saban Bolts
Major Jewish Democrat donor Haim Saban says he is pulling his support from President Obama. It’s not because of Obama’s stand on Israel, it’s just that he never calls, he never writes…

May 26th

1830: The Indian Removal Act is passed by a U.S. Congress desperate for more casinos and cheaper cigarettes.

1936: In the House of Commons of Northern Ireland, member Tommy Henderson begins speaking for 10 straight hours on the Appropriation Bill… his bladder is now enshrined in the Medical Hall of Fame.

1998: The Supreme Court rules that Ellis Island is mainly in the state of New Jersey, not New York. Millions of immigrants and their children respond by trying to move back to Europe.


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