Romney became the nominee the same way Ramen noodles become dinner: There’s nothing else around, and you have to pick something. And the Hot Pockets believe in evolution.
On the first anniversary of the original protests, Occupy Wall Street has demonstrations slated for all day today down in NYC’s business district.
So the problem for the money changers who drove this economy off a cliff in 2008? Getting to work will be a bitch!!
You know how it is. When a police officer gets a new cruiser, the first thing to do see what that baby can do.
CALEDONIA, Minn. — Members of the Houston County Board are asking why a sheriff’s deputy was not disciplined for drag racing his squad car while on the job.
The Winona Daily News reported Saturday that the deputy raced his Dodge Charger down a runway at the Houston County Municipal Airport in Caledonia on July 12. A Caledonia police officer was racing with him in a new Crown Victoria cruiser.
The race apparently stemmed from the purchase of a new squad car for Caledonia, the newspaper reported.
At least the policy department didn’t get a new helicopter. We wouldn’t want them going all “Blue Thunder” on us.
They’re the company that cemented the British Petroleum wells that blew up and created that nasty oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. And remember the no-bid contracts to do work during the Iraq war? And who was in charge of the company up until the year 2000? Oh, yeah — this guy.
Well it looks like Halliburton has another little “oopsie” to deal with.
Somewhere in West Texas is a 7-inch radioactive cylinder that Halliburton would like to find. Anyone who comes across it is advised to keep their distance.
The oil field services company lost track of the device, which is used to assess potential sites for hydraulic fracturing, last Tuesday while trying to transport it from Pecos to a well site near Odessa 130 miles away. A special unit of the Texas National Guard has now stepped in to aid Halliburton in a search for the cylinder, according to Bloomberg.
“It’s not something that produces radiation in an extremely dangerous form,” said Chris Van Deusen, a spokesman for the Texas Department of State Health Services. “But it’s best for people to stay back, 20 or 25 feet.”
So I’m sure there won’t be any problems finding it, right?
The Texas health department says the cylinder is stamped with the words “danger radioactive” and “do not handle” along with a radiation warning symbol. Anyone who sees it is advised by the department to keep away and notify local law enforcement.
- Halliburton’s Misplaced Radioactive Cylinder: ‘Do Not Handle’ (livescience.com)
- FBI clears Halliburton crew in loss of radioactive tool (fuelfix.com)
- Halliburton Hunting for Missing Radioactive Probe in West Texas (bloomberg.com)