worry 090119

Cliches Come to Life: Kenneth Dailey confessed to the murder, and re-confessed, but a court released him because the police didn't say, "May I?" (though prosecutors still think they can convict him). WSMV-TV (Nashville)

What budget problems? The city commissioners in Weston, Fla., are set to vote tomorrow to approve the final payment on the $141,000 to count the trees in town (in case, y'know, a hurricane comes along, and they need an accurate count of the damage). South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Update: Zimbabwe printers introduced four new currency notes, in the denominations of Z$10, Z$20, Z$50, and Z$100 (er, trillion, in each case). BBC News

A debt-collection agency in Lithuania has hired the country's "most famous" witch to help reckon with overdue accounts [Ed.: but, Ho, Ho, Ho, those backward people . . putting their faith in witchcraft . . instead of just borrowing trillions of dollars to bail out stupid people!] Associated Press via Arizona Republic

The wealthy, Harvard-educated director of an Iranian cultural organization was sentenced to two yrs in prison in London for slicing pages out of rare books in a library (Reasoned the judge, "You have a deep love of books, perhaps . . . to excess"). The Independent (London)

Police in Milton, Ky., arrested Clester "Cletus" Mullins for the murder of Catfish Jones. Madison (Ind.) Courier
     Posted By: Chuck - Mon Jan 19, 2009

The world does indeed continue to disappoint.

Clester? Seriously?
Posted by kingmonkey in Athens, Ontario on 01/19/09 at 02:07 PM
$141,000 to count the trees I'd'a done it for $100k even!

Cletus & Catfish Coming soon to a theater near you! Really?
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 01/19/09 at 02:24 PM
Here's the mugshots for Cletus n' Catfish...

Posted by qualityleashdog on 01/24/09 at 05:22 PM
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