Lance Armstrong is just the worst
What if I brought the blog back? Would it be like > Aunt Diane?. It's been a while. Not that bad, though.
Rob reacts, 'What!!!???'
Seriously my first thought is that the New York Times has been taken over by The Onion and I'm going to read a multi-paragraph essay on Obama as the greatest man ever to live. Which he probably is, but it still makes me giggle.
Best spokeswoman quote draws me out of retirement. What a strange set of studies to run, and how awesome to need to justify whether the printers impregnate currency with cocaine:
Money can become contaminated with cocaine during drug deals, or when users snort the substance through rolled bills. It can then spread to other cash when banks process the money.
Zuo said his research shows an increase in contaminated U.S. cash. In a similar study two years ago, he found that 67 percent of bills had traces of cocaine.
Well if this doesn't make you sick to your stomach, I don't know what will:
Once, he said wistfully, he made $1,300 on a single transaction, when a religious charity needed to convert $8,000 in donor funds to Zimbabwean dollars.
Can you believe the nerve of some people, questioning our societal right to put people to death as a punishment for their crimes:
“Unfortunately, you have people who say they’re willing to consider the death penalty, but when they get on a jury, it becomes clear that they’re actually death penalty opponents,” said Representative Barry A. Fleming, a Harlem Republican who twice sponsored efforts to revoke the unanimity requirement.
Never first on the scene, I do really like the idea of Mike Myers returning to SNL to play Rod Blagojevich:
ok, I know it's obama day and go vote and this is a blog, but come on:
In 1994 and 1995, he piloted two Argentine club teams to just three wins in 23 games, and he was once forced to call the shots from the stands because a suspension for ephedrine use prevented him from sitting on the bench.