Mr. T's Stack Of Stuff:
The Des Moines School District Bans Junk
Food In Schools
Students are not happy, no soda? Now what is the definition of
junk food? and who will enforce this? What's the penalty?
Pluto May Not Be A Planet
Scientists are changing the definition of what is
a planet and Pluto is in trouble. They also discovered another
planet that will fit the definition, it is farther out, way past
Pluto. It is
currently being called Xena or Planet X.
Communist China Passes A Law Banning
Huh? Are not most places trying to encourage car pooling? Not
mainland China, people are car pooling to avoid the gasoline
taxes and riding busses which means less money for the
government and WE CANNOT HAVE THAT.
The Ozone Hole Is Shrinking
Some are saying it shows regulations work and
others are saying they are a waste of time, it is nature. The
press is not reporting this, however. I would call it good news,
but I am not a science guy.
Lions Eat Over 20 In African Village
A pride of lions have killed over 20 villagers in the last few
weeks. Ethiopia if I remember correctly. Wow, I think I saw a movie about this once.
The Ghost And The
Darkness? or was it The Lion King, Simba's Revenge?
Los Angeles Is Trying Out Talking
To make sure people put those coins in. The old parking tax
trick. "Hey, You!! Where's The Dough?"
New Study: Men Wash Their Hands Less
A video was set up during a football game in the restrooms
(legal?) and men wash their hands 25% of the time and women
A New Lie Detector Claims 99%
It measures the amount of brain activity. When you lie, you
Fidel Castro Says He Could Have Saved
New Orleans From Katrina......
Ok, don't laugh. Last fall a hurricane was heading
toward Cuba and he went to the beach and yelled at the hurricane
and it missed Cuba. It was heading toward his home town. That's
a true story that was reported in the Cuban newspapers. Well, it
was reported in the Cuban newspapers.
Some want to change the Red Cross to
the Red Crystal
They say the cross is a religious symbol (no kidding?) and it
attracts violence in some areas.
Burger King Pulls The Lid On It's
The plastic top of their ice cream cups appears to some to be
an inscription for "Allah", which is strictly forbidden in the
Muslim world. After threats of a boycott, they have decided to
pull it. It is a picture of a spinning ice cream cone, but when
view upside down, it has a different message. Which
reminds me.....Did you know some think the Iowa Tiger Hawk logo
looks like Fred Flintstone when you flip it over? Believe it or
Russia Freezes Gas Prices
The Russian government froze the price of gasoline in Russia. This
never works. It will create more shortages, help the black
market criminals make large sums of money and when the freeze is lifted the price will go sky high.
If it worked, the government would set the price of all
Ringo Starr (Beatles talented
drummer?) had his
boyhood home in Liverpool, England, taken down and stored for
NASA says it will send 4 astronauts
to the moon by 2018.
The rocket alone will cost 104 billion dollars, Wow, that's just
Germany has banned smiles on
They say it is an unnatural pose.
Communist China is cracking down on
spitting and urinating in public.
They are getting ready for their hosting of the Olympic games.
Off the coast of California, 15
angry sea lions sank a 1910 sailboat,
that Jerry Dunlap spent years refinishing. It was the
first time he took his pride and joy out.
A 50 year old lady was arrested for
taking free jellybeans.
I said FREE, not three.
The jelly bean jar on the table had a sign that said, "Free,
Help Yourself", so she did. She took the entire jar. A
security camera caught her and she was arrested. Geeze.
Michael Jackson Writes A Song For
So far no producers or recording companies will produce it. His
career is not real hot right now.
Worst Story Of The Year?
A German Inventor Creates New Fuel For
He uses dead cats........It's cheaper than diesel. He uses a
formula of used tires, weeds and animal cadavers. He calls it
Bio Fuel........20 cats per tank......He has used this fuel
for over 70,000 miles......geeze
.Ok, this is almost as bad:
A Rumanian School Is Told To Remove Human
The school has been told by health officials that they can no
longer use a REAL human cadaver/skeleton to teach Anatomy.
.....the cadaver is a former headmaster
(teacher/principal).....they have been using it for 50
years....He put in his will that he would like to leave his body
to the the school for students to work on......People are afraid
to remove it because some say a curse was put on anyone who
removes the former headmaster.
Gillette Comes Out With A 5 Bladed
To compete with the top selling Schick 4 blade, Gillette comes
out with a 5 blade one. I wonder what they will be like in another
few years? 8,10,12?
A farmer from South Dakota (I think)
Plows His Land To Say "Kathy, Will You Marry Me?"
He flew Kathy over the farm to show it to her.........but he spelled
it wrong........it said, "Kathy Will You Mary Me?"....Well, nice
effort. He said he did not have room for all of the letters.
A Vermont man was caught killing red
squirrels......just red ones.....he was shooting
them, then leaving them in front of a supermarket....A security
camera caught him after he left 15 dead ones in front of the
store.....When asked why he did it? He said, "I wanted to show
people I could succeed."
In an effort to raise money for
Katrina victims, a school in Ohio started a program called "Stop
The Bop" They are playing the same song over and over
and over again. At every opportunity, hall passing, lunch,
before and after school etc. The Principal said he would only
stop the music when the school got enough money in donations
($3000).........It is working pretty
well, students are sick of it and no it is not a Yoko song.....The
song is MMM Bop by Hanson. (I probably have that wrong)
Science Report.....Babies Cry In The
The military is getting a new combat
it is designed by NASCAR!
WAL-MART is now being sued on 4
Main problem is worker benefits. (no unions) Gosh, if they
leave, there go the jobs. They are not being sued by employees
but by unions and other officials.
A Communist Chinese company is using
the skin of dead prison inmates to make cosmetics.......
The Des Moines city council voted
themselves a 13% pay increase.....it's a beautiful
Some of the insurance companies told
Katrina victims that they will pay for storm damage, but not floods.
Didn't the storm cause the flood? I am confused.....
You no longer are suppose you use
the term gingerbread man
....it should be gingerbread
An American World War Two soldier's last
letter home....finally arrived this month....it was
sent May 8, 1944...it was delivered to his sister, his parents
have died. The soldier died a few days after writing the
There were 16,137 murders in the United States last year!
That is a 5 year low and the lowest murder rate in 40 years.....Gosh,
sounds a little high? or is it just me?
A smoker, who promised to quit smoking,
starting Nov. 1......died in a
house fire she caused by her lit cigarette.
Clint Eastwood will make 2 movies about Iwo Jima this year.
One is call Flags, about the raising of the flag a
top Mt. Suribachi and the other is currently called Lambs Before
The Wind. (They may change the name) It is about the battle from
the Japanese point of view.
A man is seeking help for being addicted to text messaging.
He was sending 700 per week and 8000 last month.
Archaeologists In China found a bowl of noodles that were 4,000 years old.
Thus proving that the Chinese invented pasta before the
Italians. The Chinese claim Marco Polo brought pasta to Italy.
McDonald's is trying a Shrimp Burger to improve sales in
President Bush's Poll numbers are REALLY low!!
The presidency is in serious trouble!!! His job approval
rating is 41.7%, his lowest ever...another poll has it at
Oh, they forgot to mention that the last 7 presidents had the
Lyndon Johnson's 35%
Richard Nixon 24%
Gerald Ford 37%
Jimmy Carter 28%
Ronald Reagan 35%
George H Bush 29%
Bill Clinton 37%
Ok, maybe the story could be how Bush's numbers are by far the highest?
So like, who cares about the poll numbers, anyway, he isn't
running for president again.
Depends how you look at it, I guess.
Sylvester Stallone Announces He Will
Make Rocky 6!! .........Yo Adrian...
Stallone is 60 years old. Is he gonna fight George Foreman?
An 8 year old South Dakota girl donated her tooth to the
Katrina Relief Fund.
She put the tooth into an envelope and sent a note hoping the tooth fairy will give the money.
A Florida python almost died after eating a turkey.
His stomach was expanded as he was digesting it and the snake
got stuck in a fence. Can snakes back up? This actually happened
to me one Thanksgiving afternoon. Believe it or not.
Chewbacca Becomes American Citizen!!
Wow, I guess creatures from other planets can someday vote?
Don't you have to be a citizen of Earth first?
3 New volcanoes are steaming in Alaska.
A 31 year old man was caught
breaking into a school at 8:15 a.m. on a Sunday morning.
He was only wearing his underwear. In the hallway, there was his
wallet with his ID, a pile of clothes and a bucket of
urine.......They think he was downloading pornography.
A man zapped his step daughter in
the neck with a shock collar.
He said he did it because she ate her breakfast too slow.
An Arkansas mother just gave birth
to her 16th child.
Stephen Spielberg has a new
invention for getting people to start going to the movies again.
He cannot explain it because the patent has not been approved,
but said you will be able to view the movie from six directions.
Front, Back, Left, Right, Up and Down.....Wow....Can you imagine
the big shoot out scene?
Iowans pay the lowest automobile
insurance rates in the nation.
Did You Know?
The United States was the only nation in the
Western Hemisphere that had to go to war to end slavery.
All of the other nations who had slavery were able to
end it peacefully.
Mexico City is being terrorized by a
The guy dresses in women's clothes, then breaks into homes of
the elderly and beats them to death. He has killed 37.
During World War Two, the German
army were masters at setting mines and traps.
They would set explosives to flags, lugars, all sorts of
souvenirs, etc. It has just been revealed that they were also
working on: Chocolate Bombs (candy bars that would explode) Plus
Exploding: cough drops, tins of plums, batteries, shaving
brushes, coal and stuffed dogs!
Stuffed dogs? Geeze, a new low? The Germans were trying to
undermine the USA's effort to win over the hearts and minds of
the kids and citizens.
Gorbachev says Russia is not yet ready to bury Lenin.
Gorbachev is the last communist leader of Russia and Lenin was
the first. Lenin died January 21, 1924. You may still view his
body today. It currently lies in state in a glass coffin and is
a big tourist attraction. Isn't it about time to bury the poor
guy? Oh, one of Lenin's last wishes was to be buried in a
cemetery with a small marker.......some day, when Russia is
ready, I guess.