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Column: Turkeys in Washington shouldn't get pardoned

Argus Hamilton

Argus Hamilton

Senator Harry Reid got rid of filibuster rights in the Senate Thursday, setting off a civil war. Butterball picked the wrong week to blame this year's skinny birds on a shortage of large-mouthed turkeys, when you see how D.C. is overstocked.

Charles Manson is reportedly getting married in prison Thursday to a beautiful young woman who's 25 years old who's visited him and lobbied for his parole for six years. He still has the swastika on his forehead. It takes extra effort to anger some parents.

Oprah Winfrey caused a storm Monday when she told the BBC she thinks the Obama Administration gets no respect due to racism in America. Actually there's very little left of that. If nothing else, Joe Biden has destroyed the myth of white supremacy once and for all.

Los Angeles Police narcotics detectives discovered a meth lab inside a rented house in Malibu last weekend, upsetting many of the wealthy local residents. It's strictly against the law to use or sell methamphetamine inside the Malibu city limits. It's zoned for cocaine.

Florida GOP Congressman Trey Radel pleaded guilty to cocaine possession Tuesday in court in Washington D.C. The U.S. congressman admitted in court that he is an alcoholic and a cocaine addict. The judge sentenced him to four to eight years as mayor of Toronto.

The Gallup Poll said Mitt Romney would defeat Barack Obama if last year's election were held today. It's academic now. Mitt lost the presidential race last year when any idiot could have beaten President Obama, but Romney proved he's not just any idiot.

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