Friday, February 28, 2014

Friday, Feb 28, 2014

1.        A jihadist group in Syria has laid down 12 rules that Christians must follow.  ***  Wow.  God only gave them 10.

2.        Attorney General Eric Holder was hospitalized when he began experiencing “lightheadedness.”  He was given some medication and then released just three hours later, *** after his head returned to its normal weight.

3.        Last year the number of hate groups in the United States dropped from 1,007 to 939.   ***   And that’s in spite of the fact that the list now includes the Democratic and Republican parties.

4.        A study by Cornell University has shown that people who are in a good mood are 77% more likely to eat healthy food.  *** They’re also 77% more likely to get beat up by people who are in a bad mood.

5.        According to a survey by the IRS Oversight Board, 12% of Americans feel it’s OK to cheat on taxes.  ***   Personally, I think it’s immoral to cheat on a tax return.  That’s why I never file one.

6.        General Motors is arguing with NHTSA regarding the possible recall of 200,000 Silverado trucks with instrument displays that can briefly cut out.   ***   GM says that most drivers are busy texting and don’t even look at the instruments.

7.        An enterprising 13 year old San Francisco girl sold 117 boxes of Girl Scout cookies in two hours by setting up shop outside a medical marijuana clinic.  ***  She said the most requested cookie was “Whatever.”

8.        A spelling bee in Kansas had to be halted when the judges ran out of words.  The final two competitors—went head-to-head for 66 words.   ***  Wow, that’s amazing. A-M-A-Z-I-N-G. Amazing.

9.        The closing ceremony for the Winter Olympics was highlighted by the bear mascot blowing out the flame on the Olympic torch.  ***  Amazingly, the torch had stayed lit during the entire Olympics just by burning Sochi tap water.

10.     At the Frankfurt airport in Germany, many flights had to be canceled when security workers went on strike to demand higher wages.  ***  Thus demonstrating the difference between a “pat-down” and a “shake-down.”

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