Give Us This Day Our Daily Jest: December 31, 2008
Congressman Bobby Rush of Illinois is urging the Senate not to block Roland Burris’ appointment since he would be the only African-American in the chamber. Plus, Rod Blagojevich has a strict “no refunds” policy.
Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgewick were both victims in Bernard Madoff’s alleged ponzi scheme. But on the bright side, it just got a lot easier to play that “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon” game.
Thousands of tourists gathered in Manger Square to celebrate Christmas…after police made sure “Baby Jesus” wasn’t ticking.
Great Moments in Jest History (From The Jesting Archives): June 29, 2005
Security forces captured an al-Qaeda operative who built and sold cars to be used by bombers. Good. One less competitor for Ford.