Friday Follies 3.7

EEEMTCH claims an Idaho law allowing cities and counties to ban the sale of alcohol is unconstitutional because “the consumption of distilled spirits is both our moral obligation and sacred right.” Who’s EEMTCH? Why the Ethereal Enigmatic Euphoric Movement Towards Civilized Hedonism, of course.

A New York fashion industry employee is in arbitration with his employer, claiming, among other things, that he suffered a mental breakdown because he was forced to work in New Jersey. (via)

Members of a Baptist church in Houston claim their minister withheld communion when they refused to turn their tax refunds over to the church.

A Scranton, Pa., woman neared or exceeded the century mark for items hidden in her vagina when arrested last weekend: “54 bags of heroin, 31 empty bags used to package heroin, 8.5 prescription pills and $51.22.” (The currency and coins making up the latter was not itemized.) No wonder she was “fidgeting” in the backseat of the police car.

“A Virgin Blue flight attendant has lost his job after reportedly putting a couple’s 17-month-old child in an overhead luggage compartment during a flight from Fiji to Australia.”

A St. Louis man is suing a former paramedic for stealing his severed foot from a crash scene. The police reports at the time “show the foot was valued at less than $100.” (via)

History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.

Abba Eban

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