Facepalm News

Facepalm News: Safe Execution Drug?

Get this. A federal judge in Phoenix, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and four Supreme Court Judges raised questions about the safety of sodium thiopental for the execution of one Jeffrey Landrigan . Not that it will cause him undue pain or it will take long time to toast his bagel. No, they wondered if it is safe?

I beg your frigging pardon? You guys are afraid it might kill the convict?


Facepalm News: Graiglist Car Buying. Have you gotten the message yet?

How is it that in the era of the Information Superhighway, 24 hour news cycle and other assorted informational providers, we have people that have not gotten the idea that buying a car through Craiglist and the prospective buyer/seller requests to meet at a dark & remote location at the weird hours of the day is a huge neon sign in Sensurround screaming DON’T FRIGGING DO IT!

Of course, if you had previous negative experiences and still don’t get it, there is nothing much we can do for you other than ask you where do you want the flowers sent.

According to Mondejar, he and his girlfriend met the seller of the used vehicle in the parking lot, but the seller ended up robbing them. “Everything was good, and then held me and my girlfriend at gunpoint,” said Mondejar. “I’ve been robbed before, but nothing like this.


Facepalm News: Getaway Vehicle Fail.

While committing a crime, it is wise to select a fast yet unobtrusive getaway vehicle. This thought appears to have never crossed the mind of a teen armed robber in Miami.

Miami police said a resident flagged officers down and said someone had been robbed by a teenage boy with a shotgun on a bicycle in the early-morning hours.

Officers stopped a teenager with a shotgun on a bike near 58th Street and Northwest 14th Avenue. After a confrontation, a Miami police officer and an Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer both opened fire, shooting the teen, according to police.

The economy must be really bad when not even cars are available be stolen and you are forced to use “green” transportation to do your dirty deeds.

Facepalm News: 911 & alcohol do not mix.

George McMurrain was out of booze and needed to go get some more. He made one call and he did get a ride… to jail.

Dispatcher: This is 911.
Suspect: I need a, I need a — a ride.
Dispatcher: You need a ride?
Suspect: Yes, to the liquor store.
Dispatcher: Um.
Suspect: Sheriff said she’d give me a ride.
Dispatcher: OK, you’re going to have to call somebody else, sir. You called 911. We can’t come give you a ride.
Suspect: Even the sheriff said she’d give me a ride.
Dispatcher: The sheriff said they’d give you a ride to the liquor store?
Suspect: That’s correct.
Dispatcher: Wrong.

George was arrested for misusing 911. No news if he will be facing charges for ethyl-stupidity.