It Can Be a Challenge to Take License With Donald Trump

Jail 45

It can be a challenge to take license with America’s 45th president. Literally. In Sweden, Marcus Saaf, admitting he “was drunk and thought it was fun” tried to apply for a vanity license plate reading TRUMP. Swedish authorities denied the application, saying it was “offensive.” The Swedish Transport Agency, which issues license plates, has a rule that prohibits political messages […]

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That Was The Weird Year That Was

Gator Man

A big shout-out to the Associated Press and other Florida newspapers for this summary of weird news from 2019. Keep being weird, Florida. In 2019, Florida Banana managed to eclipse Florida Man. From alligator antics to naked people doing wacky things, Florida did not disappoint in the weird news department. In December, a Miami couple spent more than $100,000 on […]

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Lions, Tigers, Bears, Oh My!

Cobra

Beware of escaped monkeys, pythons, and even cobras if you travel the Sunshine State. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has received calls about escaped exotic animals on an average of twice a month—that’s 260 escapees in the past 24 months. Orlando television station WKMG reported recently that monkeys lead the list of jail breakers—nearly a hundred in the […]

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Get Me Out of Here

Get Me Out of Here

Cops have the best stories. A Monroe County deputy responded to a call about a suspicious automobile in near Marathon in the Florida Keys recently. When Deputy Seth Hopp approached the 1997 Lincoln Continental, he heard yelling from the trunk. He ordered the man out of the trunk, but the disembodied voice replied he couldn’t. Once the deputy released the […]

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