Yer Mourning Newz


For the first time in US history, more than one of every 100 adults is in jail or prison

Way to get tough on crime! Get ready for the hangover (that would be the mental health costs).

About as resonant as The Arctic Monkeys… and when was the last time you listened to them.


Autopsy: Drew Peterson’s third wife was murdered

“Drew Peterson said this evening that he was “shocked” by the results. “You’re kidding me. Unbelievable. That’s hard to believe. I’m shocked,” said Peterson, a former Bolingbrook Police sergeant.
Murdered? Ya don’t say? Boy, that’s really somthin’. Murder you say?… Well blow me down.
Any comments?:

Police bust Magog coke ring

More than 100 police officers staged a massive raid on an alleged cocaine trafficking network in the Magog region of the Eastern Townships this morning, raiding 10 premises and rounding up 15 individuals.

The sting was part of a year-long operation codenamed Degré launched by the Memphrémagog police and aided by the Sûrété du Québec. Other police forces lent a hand this morning.

Police say the raid should put an end to the trafficking network that was run by a criminal organization in the region. Several residents had made complaints


Bless you Terry Gross for your piece on Sony’s new Glenn Gould releases: it brought me to tears recalling my favorite pianist and classical iconoclast. You could not grow up in my house without my mother spinning the black circle with Gould’s music; a gift which has enriched me.

Sharper Image goes bankrupt

“But gee, where will I get my Executive Valet Charging Station?


This is funny:

Oh, joy! Just what Quebec needs: Another language crisis



Seems planners failed to include Montreal in the process:

Le 400e reconnaît avoir négligé Montréal

The Horror… The Horror…


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