Sunday, January 31, 2010

Gods control panel

The fellow who drew this was very creative, a control panel for God!

I like the references to the Old Testament, very funny!

God's control panel

I wonder if Jesus has a control panel too?

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Quiz: Which person below has screwed more people?

Ok, think carefully. Which one has screwed the most people?

Boogie bird dances to Ray Charles music!

Man, this ole bird knows how to dance!

Legal Marijuana trademark and second hand smoke laws

When President Obama announced that the Federal Government would honor States rights and not interfere with California’s medical Marijuana stores, he quietly opened the door for what may become one of the most lucrative new industries in America.

President pothead approves - via Superpoop

Whichever State becomes the first to legalize Marijuana will reap billions of dollars in revenue as hippies from all over America descend upon their soil.

I’m convinced that it will happen eventually, but I wonder how the law is going to accommodate pot smoking?

To learn more about this, I needed to consult an industry expert, and I was able to find a real hippie to teach me more about this burgeoning market:

I consulted an industry expert

Legal Marijuana and second hand smoke laws

California is a strange place. They claim to be liberal and tolerant, yet they are known for their Nazi-like intolerance for second hand smoke.

It’s ironic that you will be able to light a spliff in a closed elevator, but God help you of you light a cigarette on a windy beach . . .

In California that don’t allow people to smoke in their car and in some places, you cannot smoke a cigarette in your own backyard!

Here is an actual “pot smoking only” sign that I photographed in Amsterdam during our market research at the Amsterdam coffee houses.

A "pot smoking only" sign

Trademark issues with legal Marijuana

Once pot becomes legal, there will be trademark brand names.

I remember the urban legend from the 1960’s that the tobacco companies had trademarked brands of marijuana, and I wondered it it was true, so I checked the U.S. Trademark office online search.

Here is the US trademark search , and a quick search for likely Marijuana Brand Names like “Reefer” but there were no drug-related trademarks!

I also searched “Acapulco Gold”, only to find tanning lotions, and searching for “Panama Red”, only yielded coffee and chewing tobacco trademarks.

I wonder of existing Marijuana brand names will get precedence, like the “Reefers”
brand of Pot that is sold at the Bulldog Café in Amsterdam?

The "Reefers" brand marijuana pack in Amsterdam

Mr. Hippie told me that they will have filtered marijuana and menthol marijuana too, just like cigarettes, but much smaller in size. He says that today’s reefer is over 100 times more potent than the 1960’s weed and the legal marijuana cigarettes will be very small, only a few inches long:

Manufactired marijuana cigarettes will be short and flared

It's going to be interesting toi see how this plays out, when pot becomes legal and States struggle with a whole new set of rules and laws.


Friday, January 29, 2010

Window piercing with plexiglass disks

Remember the windows they put into cows at the state fair, so you could see inside their innards? Well, the concept has taken-on a new life with young people!

The cow window: Precursor to window piercing

Well, these body windows are the latest fad for humans kids!

I always wondered what the next generation would do to out-do the super-gross body piercing, and here it is, "window piercing", a view straight into your gumline:

Window Piercing: The latest fad for attention-whore teens

Actually, the window in window piercing is not glass, it's a Plexiglas disk embedded in the lower lip. . .

I don't get it, why kids to these things to stand out, while most teens want to conform?

When I was a teenager, we were all conforming non-conformists, being different in exactly the same way, a rubber-stamped generation wearing flared jeans, long hair, headbands and fringed Indian guide jackets!

Thursday, January 28, 2010

superimposing old photos onto modern places

Wow, this is very creative, have a look!

superimposed old photos on modern landmarks

American aviation innovation in WWII

America’s first year of WWII was a disaster. The Navy was devastated by the cowardly attack at Pearl Harbor, the Army soldiers were murdered by the hundreds in the Brutal Bataan death march, and the Army Air Corp was chased by the Japanese from the Philippines all the way into Australia.

America needed some victory, but we were outnumbered and out-gunned by a brutal enemy whose cruelty knew no bounds.

Using old tools in new ways

The tide began to turn after innovative thinkers began to dream-up new ways to kill the Japanese scourge, using existing tools in new ways, thinking outside the box and trying new things.

Jimmy Doolittle’s bold raid on Tokyo was nothing short of revolutionary, launching a large twin engine bomber off of an aircraft carrier, something for which it was not designed to do.

You can’t do that! It was not designed for that purpose!

The Dolittle raid also an act of incredible bravery, a one-way trip to China, and a good chance of being beheaded by the douchebag Japanese if they were captured.

This picture below was a wake-up call for America, exposing a cruel and amoral enemy. This is a real picture, a reminder of what might happen to American airmen if they were captured:

War criminals: Japanese behead an American POW

It’s sad that kids today have never heard of Jimmy Doolittle, an real American hero whose innovative thinking and bravado helped turn the tide, inspiring a new generation of Americans to destroy the Japanese aggressors . . .

Dive bombing a B-17!

But there were small victories too, like a small group of young airmen in the 19th Bomb Group who broke the rules, using guts and innovation to sink a large Japanese cargo ship, against overwhelming odds.

Read this great story about about using a B-17 in ways that it was not designed to fly. This was one of my father’s favorites stories, his lesson on how to be successful by girding your loins and being brave enough to discover novel ways to use existing tools!

You can’t do that! It’s not designed to work that way!

The pilot, Bernie (Ben) Schriever, was an amazing fellow, standing 6 foot 4 four inches tall. Before he became a war hero, teenaged Schriever was a sub-par golfer who could drive a golf ball 300 yards! He appeared in "Ripley's Believe It or Not" when he shot three consecutive eagle deuces!

Anyway, Schriever went on to become a famous 4-star general and my father got his first Distinguished Flying Cross for helping on this mission. It takes brass balls to use a B-17 as a dive bomber!

Schriver's brass balls!

Schriever's dive bombing a B17 was just the beginning. His innovations lived on as he implemented Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD), the technology that kept America from being attacked by the Godless Commies.

There is a new 2009 book about Bernie Schriever titled A Fiery Peace in a Cold War: Bernard Schriever and the Ultimate Weapon, highly recommended . . .

American innovation in computer technology

The innovation of American airmen is just one example of how thinking outside the box makes America great.

I learned this lesson well, and my success today is due in no small part to understanding that a little courage and innovation goes a long way to making you succeed.

To this day, I explore novel uses for computer software, using tools in ways that they were not designed!

I chuckle when I hear foreigners criticize and mock me for my novel techniques, saying the same old crap what we heard from the Luddites in WWII:

“You can’t do that! It’s not designed to work that way!”


Wednesday, January 27, 2010

The world’s first guide horse TV news report

We are now archiving our Guide horse television appearances, and it’s fun to look back on the early days of our experimental program!

Below is very first TV appearance of our experimental program to train guide horses for the blind.

We started using Twinkie, an achondroplastic dwarf pony who was born in 1985. She was 14 years old in 1999 when we started the experiment, and she served as a willing helper, but she was too old to housebreak, so she had to wear a diaper:

Lto R: Jen1, Twinkie and Janet

Incidentally, Twinkie is alive and well at age 25 today, but she and I have gotten a few grey hairs. She is a very smart little pony. She knows her name and comes when you call her, and she is a really good sport, like when the girls dressed her up like a seahorse:

Twinkie as a seahorse

Me, I have not changed too much since 1999, but I’ve put on a few pounds . . .

This TV report was before Janet had perfected her housebreaking of the miniature horses and before we developed sneakers to keep their hooves from slipping on slick floors!

And you think YOUR parents are embarrassing?

Andy and Jen were just young teens in 1999, and typically, they were hugely embarrassed at their parents! Every tween thinks that their parents are embarrassing, and they were mortified about our experiment until they heard their friends talking about how super-cool it was. When they said that their parents were the trainers, the friends did not believe them! Serves them right!

Just look at Jen sanding to the left of Janet, not too happy to be on TV:

Parents can be so embarassing!

Here it is, the world’s first TV News reports about our revolutionary experiment:

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

The confession of the butt-hole bandit

I used to work with a bunch of lawyers whose job it was to read and organize court cases, and they would e-mail us with the funniest appeals cases, including the famous case of the Denver butt-hole bandit.

It started when an inept burglar broke into a meat packing plant and made-off with a whole truckload of what he thought were prime steaks.

But instead of filet mignon, the boxes were full of fresh beef butt-holes, the stuff that you make into hot dogs . . . .

A lovely cow anus tattoo

An excited Utterance!

As he makes his escape, the crook got pulled-over by the Denver police, and when they discovered that this guy had stolen an entire truckload of buttholes, they started laughing hysterically! The crook was deeply embarrassed and shouted at the cops:

“Stop laughing at me!"

"I would not have stolen them if I knew they was a**holes!”

His confession was used against him, he was convicted, and he appealed his conviction, claiming that the police laughter was a coercive methods to extract his confession, inadmissible in court.

As I recall, he lost the battle and the judge said that police laughter caused an “excited utterance”, and exception to the rules of evidence which is admissible in court!

Monday, January 25, 2010

Veterans widow benefits help widowers get laid

Most people don’t know it, but the current GI Bill Survivor Benefit Plan does not provide pensions to all servicemen’s widows, and it’s high time that we changed the SBT to include all veterans because it helps them get laid!

It’s true; the government widows benefit was the best veterans benefit in American history and it helped thousands of elderly veterans to find sexy young wives!

After the Civil War, Abe Lincoln gave veterans on both sides of the conflict the best benefit ever, a lifetime widow’s pension, paid to the surviving spouse of any war veteran.

It’s hard to believe of the VA was paying Civil War widow pension until 2006, that’s right, survivor benefits that spanned over 140 years!

While the veterans benefit for widows sounds innocent, it’s was originally designed as a vehicle for aging veterans to attract hot sexy wives, some young enough to be their granddaughters!

Let’s give our veterans the gift that keeps on giving

Sluts for seniors

At the turn of the 20th century, the Civil War vets were a sizable voting bloc, and they got Teddy Roosevelt to rule that old age itself was a disability!

Overnight, several million of Civil War veterans lined-up to receive their veteran’s benefits, along with a lifetime of widow pension payments that ensured that the old codgers were pursued by pretty young gals, long after the became old and decrepit!

With the widows pension, a teenaged lady could marry an 80 year old veteran and within 20 years, and VoilĂ !, she would receive a lifetime monthly pension check!

It was a win-win for all concerned!

The old veteran’s loved having hot new brides and the young slut got lifetime monthly payments, everybody was happy.

Sure, these ladies are thinly-disguised whores, but the widow’s pension is as cheap as the women who go for them, a perfect fit!

Vixens for Veterans

It was a common practice for Civil War veterans to trade the rights to a widow pension for hot sex, and the completion was fierce, with only the youngest, sexiest women being chosen by the nasty old coots. Janet and I met one of these ladies in 1999, one the last surviving Confederate Civil War widows.

Here one example a floozy who married a veteran who was more than 50 years older than her:

“Mrs. Cave was in her 20's when she married Henry Benjamin Cave, then a 75-year-old veteran of the South Carolina Cavalry's Third Regiment.”

Who marries an 82 year old when she is only 21 years old?

Another skank is Alberta Martin (above), who married an 82 year old veteran and claims to have given him a son at age 84!

I'm not so sure. . . Less than 3 months after the old veteran died, she married one of his grandchildren!

Whether it was his child or not, you better believe that he was one happy old coot to be getting laid by a young sweetie in her 20’s . . .

Typical old coot Civil War veteran
My great Grandpa,
John Burleson

Even the Yankee Civil War veterans got hot young gals to marry. The last Yankee Civil War widow died in 2003.

Let's service those who serviced America

What surprises me is how cheap it is to make an old veteran happy.

In 1927, Civil War veteran John Janeway got a 18 year old bride when he was in his 80’s, and it only cost Uncle Sam only $70 per month until her death in 2003!

The original widow’s pension program was hugely successful in getting old veterans laid, and it’s time to bring it back . . .

Make younger wives a general rule

I’m a strong supporter of improving Veteran’s benefits, and I can’t think of a better way to thank those men of who have served our country bravely than to reward them with hot young sweeties to care for them in their declining years.

Many USAF generals would agree, and being super-macho heroes they had no trouble attracting wives young enough to be their daughters.

It is not uncommon for generals to marry pretty young arm candy after their original wives die, and it’s the military equivalent of the “trophy wives” we see among successful corporate executives. For example, Gen. Chuck Yeager married a gal who is 37 years younger than him:

Chuck and Victoria Yeager- 37 years his junior

Gen. Bernie Schriever was a daring B-17 pilot who once used his B-17 as a dive bomber to take out a Japanese Freighter in Rabaul Harbor. In his later years he married pop singer Joni James, who was 20 years his junior:

Bernie Schriever married Joni James

So, why should a hot young wife be reserved only generals officers?

I say that we should help our veterans any way that we can, and a generous widow’s pension ensures that those who serve America get some sweet lovin’ in their elderly years.

Please join me in petitioning your congressman to introduce a widows Bill that would help our servicemen in their time of need.


Sunday, January 24, 2010

Prank: Ask a celebrity to sign someone else's photo!

What a great prank!

Hand a celebrity someone else's photo, and ask them to autograph it and have your camera ready!


Just look at the expression on Jack's face when handed the photo of Heath Ledger!

Thanks tywkiwdbi!

Buying India Relish!

There are so many products that I like that you cannot buy anymore.

For example, I’ve used Brylcreem ("A little dab will do ya"), since the 1960’s, but it’s really hard to find anymore . . . .

The same is true for some of my favorite foods. The world’s taste changes, while my taste remains constant . . .

I always loved India Relish, far more flavorful on hot dogs than ordinary relish.

India relish is prefect on Hot Dogs, because the special spices in India relish mesh perfectly with the natural flavor of the lips and butt-holes that hot dogs are made from.

You can buy India relish here on Amazon!

India Relish is far beter than sweet relish

Saturday, January 23, 2010

What’s a Frenchman’s favorite saying?

I love this joke, it's so true about French cowardice . . .

You simply ask the riddle:

"What’s a Frenchman’s favorite saying?"

And wait for them to say

“I give up”. . . .

Friday, January 22, 2010

American Biographical Institute 2009 Man of the year award winners

There are some rednecks up the road from me in Raleigh who are conducting a vanity award business in a small office that they named the “American Biographical Institute"!

They are making a small fortune selling made-up awards to gullible foreigners!

These good ole boys must be laughing their butt's off when some foreigner sends them hundreds of dollars to print a hunk of paper proclaiming them as "Genius Laureate of the World"!

Even funnier, it take brass balls to award the Noble Prize (Yes, that's "Noble", not "Nobel") to gullible foreigners who cannot spell!

Read my notes on the douchebags who buy a Noble Prize from North Carolina rednecks!

Sucker! Shri Chiudry bought his Noble Prize from Raleigh!

For more run, read Jeff Schallit’s funny list of academic vanity award scammers. These people are geniuses!

Vanity knows no bounds, and they must be making a small fortune selling impressive accolades to stupid foreigners!

I wonder if the foreigners would buy them if they saw the actual institute, a small office tucked away in a Raleigh neighborhood? All it takes is a quick Google Earth check to see the "Institute" . . .

Here is the Google “hall of shame” listing hundreds of idiots who purchased their American Biographical Institute Man of the Year award for 2009.

As background, the Raleigh based “institute” (I drove past it, it’s more like a condo) offers the Man of the Year award to those rare individuals who possess a credit card capable of paying the fee:

Purchase your own man of the year award at the American Biographical Institute

Man of the year suckers include such notables as Scott Rick, Krishna Nayak Bags, Tu Xinshi, Nguyen Van Nho:

Dr. Nho purchased his Man of the Year 2009 award

I like Khalaf Ahmed Al Habtoor, who is openly deceptive about paying for his accolades from the American Biographical Institute, making it sound as-if it is some sort of great honor!

He bought the Grand Ambassador of Eminence and Leading Intellectuals of the World certificates, quite handsome and impressive certificates, well worth the money:

Khalaf Ahmed Al Habtoor purchased the
Genius Laureate of the United Arab Emirates award

“Mr. Khalaf Al Habtoor has likewise been honored on several occasions by the American Biographical Institute over the past years.”

It also says he purchased the Genius Laureate certificate, quite a good value for the money I hear:

“In 2006, the A.B.I. named Mr. Khalaf Al Habtoor as Genius Laureate of the United Arab Emirates for distinguished progression and mastery in the field of Accomplished Leadership as recorded in the "500 greatest geniuses of the 21st century."

I also like this one, Dr. Balint Gheorghe posts his acceptance letter , but he somehow forgot to scan-in the payment information . . .

To purchase a prestigious Man of the Year award for yourself, read my notes on how to purchase prestigious awards from the American Biographical Institute in Raleigh North Carolina.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Illegal immigrants and food stamp fraud

Janet and I were in a grocery store this week, watching a Mexican woman pay for $200 in groceries with an EBT food stamp card.

She was completely illiterate in English, and she made a big scene, screaming at the cashier in Mexican because it was taking her too long to steal food from the government!

By law, illegal Mexican immigrants are supposed to be ineligible for food stamps, but there is a catch. They can get food stamps if at least one U.S. citizen in their household, which describes all U.S. born children of illegal Mexicans.

Here in North Carolina, any Mexican can walk into a social services food stamp office and get food stamps, without any proof of citizenship, or even any positive identification. They only need to bring a Mexican child with them, and say that they were hungry.

Even more dismaying, disabled Mexicans may be eligible for food stamps based on disability, regardless of the date that they entered America illegally.

Let’s look at what goodies illegal aliens get when they enter other countries:

- If you cross the Iranian border illegally you are detained indefinitely.
- If you cross the Afghan border illegally, you are shot on sight.
- If you cross the Saudi Arabian border illegally you are immediately jailed.
- If you cross the Chinese border illegally you may never be heard from again.
- If you cross the Venezuelan border illegally you will be executed.
- If you cross the Cuban border illegally you will be thrown into prison.
- If you cross the North Korean border illegally you get a plane ride with Bill Clinton.

But if you cross the United States border illegally you get

- A job
- A driver’s license
- A social security card
- Food stamps
- Free education
- Free medical care
- Billions of dollars worth of public documents printed in your language
- The right to carry your country's flag while you protest that you don’t get respect for being a criminal.

Let’s never forget, America is a nation of legal immigrants, and the last people we want on our shores are illegal immigrants who have no respect for the law.

Read why this is reverse Darwinism , survival of the criminals at the expense of honest immigrants.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Drinking Calpis and balls

When we are in foreign lands we love the tasty treat they call Calpis and balls:

Calpis is a Japanese milk-like soft drink and when pronounced it sounds just like “Cow piss”.

I just like saying it, asking my friends if they want to go out for Calpis and balls.

The Calpis is mixed with ice, flavorings and tea, and then they dump-in the chewey balls for a unique frosty treat.

The balls are made of gluten tapioca, and look exactly like goat turds, round and brown.

The drinks are yummy, sort of like a milkshake and served with a fat straw to suck-up the chewy balls from the bottom of the frosty drink.

Some people call it “bubble tea”, but I prefer the old-fashioned Calpis and balls.

And what's this advertisment, "The joys of sucking on balls"?

That's just nasty . . .

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

The Assurance wireless scam: Free cell phones

A new scam called Assurance Wireless from Virgin Mobile offers poor people a free cell phone service.

This giveaway competes with the Safelink wireless scam , whereby welfare people get free cell phones.

Now I ask you, who would get a cell phone from a company whose name began with “Ass”?

Assurance is a thinly disguised communist giveaway, designed to resdistribute wealth. It's nothing more than a wireless program exclusively for people on welfare, food stamp, anybody who is on the dole gets a free cell phone from Assurance:

Who would get a phone from a company whose name begins with "Ass"?

Assurance is an abuse of the federal Universal Service Fund (USF), money set aside to adhere to the Telecommunications Act of 1996. This law has the goal of promoting an economic environment conducive for the growth of new information technology.

Hey, what better way to promote Information Technology than to give-away cell phones to the criminal underclass, a sure way to help them facilitate crime:

Assurance cell phones help criminals to stay in touch

It's true, those who qualify for Assurance free cell phones have a much higher rate of criminal convictions than the general public. These are the last people we need to be getting free telephones.

On the other hand, it's possible that Assurance is not a scam because it's an easy way for the police to eavesdrop on the criminal underclass. Because the government is paying for the cell phones, it's their property, a smart way to spy on welfare moochers and common criminals.

How to qualify for an Assurance free phone

To get a free phone you must be taking benefits from any organization. It does not matter much, so long as you are realy poor or have a history of accepting:

- Medicaid
- Food Stamps (EBT)
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
- Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)
- Low Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)
- The National School Lunch Program's Free Lunch Program

Assurance phones are not modest landline telephones. No way, Jose. Assurance provides the latest cell phone technology with brand new cell phones.

Assurance wireless is just another "safety" scam, claiming that people need cell phones for safety. This has nothing to do with safety. Any cell phone can call 911, and you don't need Assurance wireless.

Si - Assurance will get your ass a free cell phone

Assurance free phones are only available to people residing in New York, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

If you are among those working two full-time job, you might think that you have earned the right to get an Assurance cell phone, but you are wrong! Assurance Wireless is designed primarily for people with a history of taking handouts from the government:

Hardworking people need not apply: No phones from Assurance Wireless

How about we give the free phones to hard working people who are trying to make ends meet?

Monday, January 18, 2010

Chuck Yeager and Military Celebrities

The United States Air Force, like any other organization, needs celebrities; poster boys who represent the heroes who have “The Right Stuff” (one of my favorite movies of all time).

I was surprised when I read about this lawsuit and the Fark comments. The Farkers know the truth about Chuck Yeager, a real American hero who does not suffer fools gladly:

- “Get a grip. This is Chuck Yeager. Brass Frickin' Balls. There is not a single one of us pansy asses wackin' off on Fark and thinking that we is so studley that could even carry Chuck's jock.”

- “You REALLY don't want to fark around with Chuck Yeager. I remember him telling me that the best way to keep people from pushing you around was to make them regret it every time they tried. Good advice. He didn't tolerate idiots well, as I recall.”

This is the statement that Yeager’s family is suing over. IANAL, buit this is not actionable, IMHO:

“Not unlike Buzz Aldrin or Chuck Yeager, you have the opportunity to be part of a monumental moment in air travel”

Note that Buzz Aldrin is not suing Virgin Airlines. I love this video of Buzz, where he punches out an asswipe who calls him a coward!

Manufacturing Celebrities

As background, the USAF has a history of manufacturing celebrities, like when they made Jimmy Stewart a Air Force General, more about his fame as an actor than his ability to command:

Make a Hollywood hit and become a General officer

Chuck Yeager is only one of thousands of young men to have distinguished themselves in aerial combat, real heroes whose names are all but forgotten like Ralph Parr, a truly amazing fighter pilot, one of the greatest jet fighter aces in American history.

Nobody knows Ralph Parr, but you don’t earn this kind of fruit salad by being a pussy:

Choosing the next American Hero

Truth be told, there were 125 test pilots who could have taken that first supersonic flight, a straight and level walk in the park.

Chuck Yeager is a real-deal American hero who won the Silver Star and got the Distinguished Flying Cross three times, but that was nothing super-special in 1944.

Thousands of young Americans risked their lives daily to help liberate Europe from the Nazi’s.

If you get a chance, read Chuck Yeager’s autobiography, and it will become clear that Chuck is am amazing man, a real hero, but that brand of heroism was not unique, and I think that Chuck would wholeheartedly agree.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Invoking Satan: Being the devil’s advocate

Last week Satan made headlines when Pat Robertson said that the Haiti earthquake was caused by the Haitians invoking the Devil.

Robertson claims that the Haitians wanted to be rid of the French at all costs, and the Hatians made a pact with Lucifer to banish the French.

Which is worse, Hell or France?

Don;t say "The Devils advocate: I invokes Satan

Well, Satan must be on people’s minds because I recently got chastised by a lady for saying the words “To be the devil’s advocate . . . ”.

She told me that saying "devils advocate" was “invoking” Satan. Fortunately, my accidental satanic invocation was not effective . . .

Afterwards, I decided to research my faux paux.

I learned that there are many ways to invoke Satan.

I try very hard to respect people of all faiths and creeds (except Atheists, of course, who are going to Hell), so I needed to learn more so that I did not accidentally offend another thumper by invoking the prince of darkness.

On the other hand, I don’t want to appear anti-satanic, because Americans are supposed to tolerate every religion, no matter what they worship!

The history of the Devil’s Advocate

I thought that the term “devil’s advocate” was a part of Christian history. I was correct. In Christian history, the term Devil’s advocate originated when they debated on whether a person was worthy of sainthood.

Satan incarnate

The Devil’s Advocate was formally known as The Promoter of the Faith. The job of the Devil’s Advocate was to argue against canonization of the saint, claiming that the miracles were due to natural causes.

The last devil’s advocate was Christopher Hitchens of Vanity Fair who was asked in 2002 to be “advocatus diabolic” (Devil’s advocate), and testify against the beatification of Mother Teresa.

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Good Samaritans sued by un-dead man

Just up the street from the ranch, they found a man in the road that had been hit by a car.

The ME pronounced him dead at the scene, zipped him up in a body bag, and sent him to the Louisburg morgue for an autopsy.

But he was not really dead . . . .

Back from the dead
Larry Green of Louisburg NC

In a bizarre case of mistaken death, Mr. Green woke up in the morgue, quite alive, but sadly, not too well. He is still in a nursing home . . .

During a second examination at the morgue, Green's eyelid twitched several times and that Purdue said it was merely a muscle spasm, "like a frog leg jumping in a frying pan."

Imagine waking-up in the morgue!

The money grab begins

While the person who hit Mr. Green (the person responsible for his injuries) has not been identified, the lawyers are seeking any "deep pockets" and suing anybody involved, including the Good Samaritans who tried to help him, the paramedic rescue workers.

His kinfolks have already rejected a million dollar cash offer, and are now suing for even more cash.

This is a tragedy, but it’s the fault of the person who hit him, not the city, and not the paramedics.

I also hear that his injuries were so severe that earlier treatment would have made no difference in the outcome.

No good deed goes unpunished

Even though North Carolina has a Good Samaritan Law it does not apply to paid workers, and it does not keep the victim from blaming you for their injuries! Blaming the Good Samaritan for causing an accident happens far too frequently . . . .

A few years back I sat on a jury where a victim blamed a Good Samaritan for causing her accident! The poor man's only crime was stopping to help, and as a reward, the victim accused him of causing the accident!

There is a lesson here, and it's not a good one.

If you see somebody dying beside the road, keep moving. If you stop, their lawyer could accuse you of causing the accident . . .

When it's time to sue, the lawyers have no problem suing everyone involved, witnesses, bystanders, paramedics, ambulance personnel, you name it, anybody with deep pockets is fair game.

Some States do not have Good Samaritan laws, and it’s a shame that if you try to stop and try to assist someone in California, you could get sued!

“A Good Samaritan whose well-meaning but careless rescue effort injures an accident victim can be sued for damages, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.”

I’ll bet a lot of people are going to die because of this nonsense . . .