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Dutch Stroopwafel McFlurry, Culture War, and Rocket corgi awaaaaaaaaaaay. It's your Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2018-09-09 to Sat 2018-09-15
Posted by Blythe at 2018-10-02 10:48:54 AM (1 comment) | Permalink

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Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2018-09-09 to Sat 2018-09-15:  Someone pouring cleaner down the drain. Rain. Village overrun with suds. Confused? You won't be after this episode of soap  Man discovers new kind of rock that glows under black light. Geologists speculate that the rock is composed of Grateful Dead posters and old hotel bedspreads  Air Force Colonel arrested for disorderly conduct at a Boy George and Culture Club and Thompson Twins' Tom Bailey show. Asked the police if they really wanted to hurt him. Afterwards asked to see the doctor doctor  That way to Cinicinn... Cinnicici... dammit... Cincinnati  *looks left* *looks right* YOU'RE TELLING ME  $20,000 worth of dog food, leashes, chains stolen from Ohio animal charity. Police have no leads  That's a p...retty big storm  Have you ever had any sort of recurring nightmare about one of those massive Jumbotrons in a stadium suddenly crashing down on the people below them? Oh, you have? OK, you might not want to click this link, then  On the one hand, we should congratulate someone who puts a plan into effect and has the sheer gumption to work at it for hours and hours until it succeeds. On the other hand, the plan was 'get arrested for throwing rocks at cars'  At the least the Soviets made up good cover stories. These guys may as well have claimed they were in Salisbury for the steak  As for the North Carolinian planning to ride out Florence on his boat, there are 50-50 odds he dies and 50-50 odds he winds up in a Jimmy Buffett song  Seeing Florence from space is a sobering thing. Especially when you realize you're in space. One minute you're drinking, next thing you know, you're in orbit, sober. Christ, not again  After 20 years, tiny, remote island's "crime-free" record comes to an end, as residents say the theft has taken atoll on them  Bull escapes Utah veterinarian before circumcision, last seen running balls out

Sports:  Cleveland Browns beat Pittsburgh Steelers 21-21  "Welcome to Wahlburgers, how can I help you.... Yes, I know who Nomar Garciaparra is...No, I didn't make out with Derek Jeter...Would you like fries with that? "  Nashville Predators' winger's suspension for domestic violence reveals that the NHL's wheel of punishment has been replaced with RNG  Davidson 91 Guilford 61. FARK: This was not basketball. UltraFARK: Guilford also scored 61 points in their previous game

Geek:  Artist carves incredible life-size sculpture of Arnold Schwarzenegger out of a single tree trunk. Stand up and take a bough  Military has tooth mics to help with covert communications, tell Kent to stop playing with himself  Federal appeals court puts CRISPR patent law in telophase  Apple needs to stop ducking autocorrecting the shift we're trying to say, the stupid son of a batching software can suck a dock  I was told there would be no wine  John Maclean comes to grips with his role as writer, being the son of a famous author, dropping Hans Gruber off the side of Nakatomi Plaza

Entertainment:  Cirque du Oil-eil  Pay no attention to the Jennifer Garner behind the curtain  A marching band with amazing precision trombone maneuvers? We'll let it slide

Politics:  Trump plans to declassify all the damning evidence against Carter Page today. Also some fellow at DOJ. It's an either Ohr situation  Fox News is upset because Obama is touring the country when he should be leading. Also, he's being too entirely too angry in his speeches. Also, he's making them all about himself. In other news, Fox News to rename itself "Projection"  Victims in alternate timeline speak out against the atrocities of President Clinton, Hillary Clinton  Doug decides to double-down on downsizing. Doh  ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTB--wait, no, sorry. Culture War. Are you ready for a Culture War  Unlike his opponent, DeSantis is proud of the Florida tag  If you haven't GTFO'd out of the Carolinas, then may these words of wisdom from the president convince you  America is going down the same path as Eastern Europe. People who know they won't do well in a meritocracy often don't mind autocracy  ⠠⠙⠕⠝⠁⠇⠙⠀⠠⠞⠗⠥⠍⠏ ⠀⠕⠝⠉⠑⠀⠞⠗⠊⠫⠀ ⠞⠕ ⠀⠧⠑⠞⠕⠀⠮⠀⠥⠎⠑⠀⠷⠀⠠⠃⠗⠇⠀ ⠔⠀⠮⠀ ⠑⠇⠑⠧⠁⠞⠕⠗⠎⠀⠷⠀ ⠠⠞⠗⠥⠍⠏ ⠀⠠⠞⠪⠻⠲⠀⠦⠠⠝⠕⠀⠃⠇⠀⠏⠀⠜⠑⠀⠛⠕⠬ ⠀⠞⠕⠀⠇⠊⠧⠑⠀⠔⠀ ⠠⠞⠗⠥⠍⠏⠀⠠⠞⠪⠻⠴  GOP bringing in the smartest, most articulate Republican president of the 21st century to aid in midterm elections  Q-less  Former EPA head Scott Pruitt will continue working for the coal industry  In his first-ever political endorsement, Willie Nelson is going to headline a rally for Beto O'Rourke, which in Texas terms, is like getting an endorsement from Jesus while running for Pope  (╯°□°)╯ʇɹoɟɐuɐW

Business:  Playboy Enterprises plans to open a new club 12 years after the last of its kind closed. Playboy is a magazine that features, what, oh, a magazine, it's like a website you hide under the mattress  MGM decided it would sue the 1000+ survivors of the 2017 mass-shooting incident as sort of a reverse class-action, and they'd now appreciate it if those people would identify themselves  Major retailer planning to hire 120,000 workers for the holiday season. Of course, that's still just a Target number  46,000 pounds of pork breakfast sausage recalled. Discussion to the right. Links to the left

Discussion:  The lights of Earth at night, rendered as mountains. The US eastern seaboard is essentially the Himalayas, while Montana is mostly at sea level  Are you one of the millions of Americans who suffer from premature inoculation?

D'awww:  Rocket corgi awaaaaaaaaaaay  FTFA Billy goat gruff needs to get off our bluff

Food:  McDonald's stores in South Florida are testing McD's international menu items that have sold well abroad, such as Grand McExtreme Bacon Burger, BBQ McShaker Fries, McSpicy Chicken, and the Dutch Stroopwafel McFlurry which is not a sex practice  Adding Mexican flavors to Jewish cuisine ... oy vey, ole  Virginia winery has 5000 pounds of grapes stolen the day before they were due to be harvested. Sheriff working to identify suspects, and then issuing subpinots
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2018-10-03 12:25:15 PM  
Hmm.  Both work.  They're sorted by year-month-day in the database, so we've just continued using that format.  Thanks for asking!
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