Assorted Stupidity #23

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  • Doctrine of Proportionate Response: "Reed told police that he sat behind Willis and initially planned to attack him with a hammer, but fearing that would kill him, chose to light him on fire instead."
  • Fill in the blank: the founder of the "Fraud Discovery Institute" has pleaded guilty to _____. (Hint: in 1988, he was convicted of 57 counts of it.)
  • Latest shutdown of an unlicensed child-run lemonade stand: Georgia. Required permits cost a total of $50 a day. "We were not aware of how the lemonade was made, who made the lemonade, [or] of what the lemonade was made with [sic]," said the police chief, who really doesn't seem to know a whole hell of a lot about lemonade.