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Michigan Lawmakers Want To Let You Own Lions And Tigers, Just As The Founding Fathers Intended

Let’s say you live in Michigan and want to buy a man-eating wild animal. Thanks to burdensome regulations, it’s very difficult to buy a tiger or a bear unless you are a major civic institution zoo. That’s the government for ya, always hassling the small businessman. Thankfully, brave patriots in the Michigan legislature plan to remedy the situation with what we we’ll just pretend is called the Freedom To Own Tigers And Lions Act of 2012. Freedom To Own Tigers And Lions is all about creating more and better jobs, as Governor Rick Snyder might say. Read more on Michigan Lawmakers Want To Let You Own Lions And Tigers, Just As The Founding Fathers Intended…
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A Questionable Night at the Ringling Brothers & Barnum and Bailey Circus

If you go to the Ringling Brothers & Barnum and Bailey Circus show Over the Top, don’t expect Cirque du Soleil, because you’re not going to get it. You’re going to get what you paid $15 for — lousy tricks, uncoordinated dancing and cheesy dialogue. However, you will be enlightened with knowing where exactly Eastern European women are finding work opportunities in this tough environment. Read more on A Questionable Night at the Ringling Brothers & Barnum and Bailey Circus…
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Lionz Eating Babiez And Other Museumy Stuff

Wednesday, March 4: The ambassadors of nine very tiny countries (including countries you didn’t even know were countries such as Malta, Liechtenstein and Monaco) will be coming together and reading poetry from their homeland in English and their quaint native tongues. Read more on Lionz Eating Babiez And Other Museumy Stuff… Read more on Lionz Eating Babiez And Other Museumy Stuff…
 

“Abuse Included Use of Lions, Iraqis Allege”

Perhaps you’ve heard the about the two Iraqi men who, with the ACLU, are suing Donald Rumsfeld over allegations that they were abused as detainees. Perhaps you’ve heard about them because they claim to have been abused with lions. Lions! Don’t get us wrong, we’re very much against torturing people, but: Lions! That is outside the box thinking, there. What’s the Ron Burgundy line? “How’d you do that? Heck, I’m not even mad; that’s amazing!” Lions! What next? Tigers and bears, perhaps? Read more on “Abuse Included Use of Lions, Iraqis Allege”…