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01 Apr 2010 11:15


Politics: Guam-up: This dumb politician isn’t making an April Fool’s joke

  • Hank Johnson, who beat Cynthia McKinney in 2006, literally suggests in this clip that if Guam gets too over-populated, the whole country will tip over and capsize. Which may in fact be the dumbest thing we’ve ever heard a politician say. The general he’s talking to at this congressional meeting has the perfect response to defuse that mind nugget: “We don’t anticipate that.” That was actually fairly effective. source

28 Nov 2009 09:50


World: Another ferry capsizes, this time in Bangladesh

  • 1,000+ people were on the ship when it capsized
  • 28+ bodies have been recovered so far
  • 100+ people are still feared underwater source