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On rednecks. Excerpt:
Rednecks, as Bageant explains in detail, are dumber than dirt. They’re not bad people. You can heist a brew with them and talk about NASCAR and gobble wings and, with a little effort, come away liking them. But they don’t know squat. They are easily suckered by real-estate scammers and corporate con artists. The level of genuine illiteracy in America is much higher than most think. Add people who can barely read, and therefore don’t, and have never read a book in their lives, and you get a disconcerting number.
Lawyer will now defend those who’ve been victimized by space alients. Excerpt:
“There are no legal grounds to put somebody in a psychiatric hospital because he was a victim of aliens,” said Lorek.
“The state is socially responsible, even for alien shamans, if they cannot protect them from abduction.”
He went on: “Aliens stick needles in their victims’ genitals and interfere with their organs. Since 1961 there have been tens of thousands of alien abductions.”
I’ve never bought into the idea of life in outer space, but given the risks highlighted in that last paragraph, my concern is now officially heightened.
Best story of the day:
A drunken woman had to be pulled out of a freshly-laid road after falling into an asphalt
… Read the rest