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posted by August 9 at 6:06 AMon
Subtle Progress: Roadside bomb attacks on US forces reached all-time high last month.
Don’t Ask: Pentagon softening its position on the military’s expensive, ridiculous ban on gays and lesbians.
A Tree Falls in Brooklyn: Several dozen, actually, after a rare tornado touches down in New York City.
A Bridge Falls in Minnesota: Investigators see “potential flaw” in the design of that bridge that collapsed in Minneapolis. The bridge falling into the Mississippi River during rush hour killing a bunch people was the first clue…
Pat Buchanan Must be Shitting Himself: Non-whites the majority in a third of the most-populous counties in the US.
No, I Can’t Spare Some Change: Woman shoots panhandler in Cincinnati.
Surprise! The tents being set up in Gasworks park—pissing off the NIMBYs—are for a surprise party, an organizer tells the PI. Not even the guests know they’re invited.
Enumclaw Can’t Catch a Break: Profoundly ugly piece of public art—“Boys in the Band”—purchased on the cheap turns out to be a counterfeit. Enumclaw leaders say the piece—which as nothing to do with bitter, pre-Stonewall homos in New York City—accurately “represented arts in Enumclaw.” Check it out.
Required Viewing: The Daily Show on Bob “Suckin’ Off Scary Black Dudes” Allen: