WEDNESDAY, June 20, 2012

GOLD STANDARD -- While in Washington to deliver a speech at the Smithsonian, ninety-year old Betty White dropped by the White House for a visit, strolling on the south lawn with President Obama and his dog, Bo. She forgets how young Barack is.  When she kept referring to the “Golden Girls,” he thought she meant Sasha and Melia.

FOR THEE -- Bells tolled nationwide when fast food titan Taco Bell announced at a press conference that they had sold their 100 millionth “Doritos Locos Taco” since its debut six weeks ago.  Then in an aside accidentally picked up by the spokesman’s mike which he thought was turned off, he whispered to an aide “… to 300 million loco Americanos.”

ATHLETICALLY INCORRECT? -- Comedian Bill Maher who went to HBO after being fired by ABC for calling the 9-11 terrorists heroes, has purchased a share in the New York Mets.  The players love their new owner.  Now they're allowed to smoke weed in the locker room and not believe in God when they're in a slump.

TRUMP TRUMPED -- Miss Pennsylvania, Sheena Monnin, quit the Miss Universe Pageant and drew vehement denials from pageant organizer Donald Trump when she claimed the competition was fixed.   Now she’s making an even more serious accusation – cheating.  She claims to have evidence that several contestants were allowed to use a corked baton during the talent portion.

MACENROED -- During the final round of the Queen's Club Tennis Tournament in London, tenth-seeded David Nalbandian was disqualified and fined $12,000 after he reacted to a disputed line call by angrily kicking a plastic barrier that flew into the judge's leg, inflicting a four-inch gash which bled profusely.  It was the first time a tennis pro has ever been penalized for a shin fault.


Copyright (c) 2012 by Robert L. Mills  All Rights Reserved

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