13 Headlines That Tenderized Our Grey Matter Like A High-End Handcrafted Marble Meat Mallet
Welcome to the weird world: a place where Sheriff Bilal’s pay-raise-for-me-and-my-friends plan backfired, a waitress was fired for spicing up drinks with her own blood, and an Air National Guard member was arrested for mistaking a joke website for a real hitman service.
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The weird world is full of strange and unexpected occurrences, from 19 Montanans thinking they found a natural spring only to discover it was a bacteria-filled creek, to Kid Rock supporting transphobia, one seltzer at a time. We’ve also seen a deputy rewarded for a fatal mistake, Arnold Schwarzenegger digging himself into a hole, and a man dying in jail after being attacked by bugs.
We’ve seen the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints get away with not reporting child sex abuse thanks to the "clergy-penitent privilege" loophole, the Dalai Lama apologize for a comment he made to a boy, and a guy in Oregon throw away $200K in hopes of blessing strangers.
And finally, we’ve seen politicians in Indiana come together to pass a law that stops police officers from telling lies to kids when they are trying to get them to confess. Damn. Anyway, enjoy.
"Too spiritual for pleasure"? Really?
Randomly throwing away money: not blessed, just silly.
"Terminator" fails to terminate service trench.
Air National Guard member arrested.
"Natural spring" fail.
Sheriff Bilal: Greed over safety.
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