TUESDAY, December 13, 2011

GOP presidential hopeful Governor Rick Perry continues to show signs that he may not be the brightest bulb on the string.  During a stump speech he referred to the "eight members of the Supreme Court."  Then, attempting to name them, he stumbled when he got to Justices Donner and Blitzen.

As violent demonstrations raged in sixty cities of the former Soviet Union, there are signs that Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, long criticized for his harsh treatment of dissidents, may be treating them more humanely.  He still water boards them but now he use Perrier and Avian.

Faced with a dwindling astronaut corps due to natural attrition and a rash of retirements, NASA has been interviewing potential replacements.  Several applicants survived the psychological and mental testing but were rejected when the physical revealed that they were Tang intolerant.

The Los Angeles Angels have signed diamond wizard Albert Pujols to a record-breaking $250 million contract.  Which makes Albert the highest paid Angel since God inked Gabriel to that 2500 year gig.

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Compiled from Bob's newsletter "Funnyside Up" published in 2000. This is a yuck and chuckle-filled stroll down memory lane to a time before the Bush administration had inflicted its damage -- a time before the search for WMDs and Osama bin Laden. See what we were laughing at back then, who was in the news and who had yet to enter rehab -- which NFL stars had yet to do time in the Gray Bar Hotel.