Sunday, June 26, 2011


Greek Vote
The Greek parliament has begun debating the austerity plan it must pass to secure a big bailout from the rest of Europe. It's either that or stop breaking so many plates.



Hugo Dying?
Hugo Chavez is still in critical condition after a June 10th surgery and there are rumors he may be dying. He's so sick that doctors won't let him risk seeing any more Sean Penn movies until he recovers.



MPG Demand
The good news is the White House wants all cars to get at least 56 miles per gallon by 2025. The bad news is that those cars will each cost $256,000.




SF Pet Ban
San Francisco is considering banning the sale of dogs and cats as pets... but having a dog or cat as a domestic partner will still be permitted.



T.O. Surgery
NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens has had surgery to repair a torn ACL. Doctors were able to use one of the many unused parts of Owens' brain to mend the tear.






June 27th


1923: Capt. Lowell H. Smith and Lt. John P. Richter perform the first ever aerial refueling in a DH-4B biplane... then they go a rent a place for the summer together on Fire Island.


1946: The Parliament of Canada establishes the definition of Canadian citizenship... which basically boils down to being a heavy drinker and willing to start hockey fights.



1973: The President of Uruguay Juan MarĂ­a Bordaberry dissolves Parliament and establishes a dictatorship... but his wife still doesn't let him have the remote.

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