Last Saturday’s collection of news and nonsense:
A San Diego man, distracted by his cell phone, walked off a cliff.
A Kentucky mall closed early as some 50 police were unable to control over a thousand disorderly teens.
U.S. corporate earnings reports are raising questions … and suspicions. Some expert observers says they seem too good to be true.
A man was stabbed by a 400 lb. bearded woman in California. (He asked for a peanut?)
Internet website access will become more limited for some users as of January. Users of older versions of Windows and older models of cell phones will notice quickly.
A woman bit off her husband’s ear in a squabble over beer.
A Massachusetts court ruled that Catholic schools must hire homosexuals. (Will prisons stop discriminating between men and women?)
A monkey stole a bus in India. (Well, they license anybody to drive these days …)
TSA’s full body scanners are no longer optional for passengers when the TSA agent decides such a scan is needed.
U.S. Drones, even small ones, now require FAA registration.
The Saudi oil glut that has dropped prices has not curtailed Russian production, though U.S. fracking is affected.
A modest X-Ray vision device has been tested at MIT. (Will Big Brother go from reading our email to peering through our walls?)
Hillary Clinton announced a plan to pour billions into Alzheimer’s. (For her or Bill?)
China is continuing its anti-corruption campaign; high officials are ‘disappearing.’ (Now there’s an export we could really use … )
A Man and a woman attacked a blind and beat a Salvation Army bell ringer.
A teacher is suing his school district after suffering a students’ attack.
Returning graffiti are making New York City look like the 1970s.
A new retail ad campaign uses models with scars, tattoos and unshaven armpits. (cultural refinement proceeds …)
Genes appear to determine intelligence, per a report. (So, designer babies, careers assigned by DNA, etc?)
Higher brainwashing from Harvard: (Frequently Asked Questions foisted upon students headed home for the holidays)
15 Jihadi groups are waiting to replace ISIS if it is defeated, per a report. (Way understated!)
U.S. investors are warned: Government is increasing limits of American capital flowing abroad and encouraging incoming foreign investments and property taxes are expected to increase significantly.
A woman drove, apparently deliberately, onto the sidewalk, yelling “Allahu akbar” and hitting some 40 people.. (Shows a need for car control!)
A bear rapes a man in a new De Caprio film, “The Revenant.” (That’s Entertainment, right?)
A small group of U.S. Special Forces was thrown out f Libya amid a local political scramble. ((It’s getting hard to find a place without American meddlers.)
A new bill will, if passed, fine Oklahoma students $50 for bullying. (Whatever that is, as decided by whomever …)