Boston Police Sergeant Sean Murphy, a tactical photographer with the Massachusetts State Police, was so angered by the cover of Rolling Stone magazine that he released less flattering photos of the terrorist to Boston Magazine.
The cover, featuring the suspected Boston Marathon bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, set off a firestorm of controversy across the country. Critics believe that the cover glamorizes Tsarnaev, depicting him as a kind of rock ‘n roll outlaw rather than a terrorist who has been charged with killing four people and seriously wounding hundreds of others. Sergeant Murphy has since been suspended for this actions.
In the interim, a Facebook page has been set up for Murphy and as of this date, has more than 49,000 likes. He did break the rules, so he should be reprimanded and possibly even docked a day's pay. Then, he should be nominated for Officer of the Year for his courage and convictions. You can "Like" and support Sergeant Murphy on Facebook by clicking the following link:
The picture below has nothing to do with Sergeant Murhpy's released photos. It is simply the cover picture that I would have published on Rolling Stone Magazine.
Researchers in New Mexico say that brain scans of prison inmates can predict whether they will commit another crime. You know another good way to predict? They're already in prison.
The temperature rose to 100 degrees in New York City and now doctors are warning people about something called "heat rage." It's a real thing, where people to overreact when it gets too hot. It's similar to those other conditions in New York.....cold rage, lukewarm rage and just regular old rage.
A woman in Pennsylvania gave birth to a baby that weighs 13 pounds, 12 ounces and is more than two feet long. You could tell it was big because when it was time to go home, the baby said, "You want me to drive?"
A new report says that Audis are more likely to be driven by men who cheat on their wives. While their wives are more likely to wind up with that Audi.
This Date In History: 1829; William Burt patented a forerunner of the typewriter. 1885; Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th president of the United States, died at Mount McGregor, New York at age 63.
1914; Austria and Hungary issued an ultimatum to Serbia after the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand, precipitating World War I. 1945; Vichy government leader Marshal Henri Petain went on trial for treason.
1952; Revolution erupted in Egypt as the military took power in a bloodless coup. The following year the monarchy was abolished and, for the first time since the pharaohs, Egypt was again ruled by Egyptians.
1995; The Hale-Bopp comet was discovered by Alan Hale and Thomas Bopp. 1997; Serbian president Slobodan Milosevic was sworn in as president of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
Picture Of The Day: The innocent, yet curious look of a puppy.
Printable Things I Never Told You: 1) I don't think the Swiss were ever overly concerned about war. They included a corkscrew in their army knife. 2) My friend's son asked what it is like to be married, so he deleted all the music on his ipod except for one song. 3) Probably the worst thing about dying a virgin would be all the dead terrorists that are waiting for you. 4) Friend: "Can you help me put this IKEA desk together?" Me: "I'll need a screwdriver." Friend: "Sure what type?" Me: "Greygoose or Kettle One." 5) "Hand me the phillips screwdriver, babe. No, the phillips. NO. Ok look, hand me the thing you stabbed me with on New Year's Eve. Thanks pumpkin!".....and that's five !
Today's Horoscope: Cancer - July 22nd: A beautiful woman will turn your head today and make you wonder whether you're as committed as you ought to be. Spank......it's a word that will recur surprisingly often this week.
Birthdays: Jane Long, early settler in Texas 1798, Raymond Chandler, author 1888, Haile Selassie, emperor of Ethiopia (1930–74) 1892, Anthony McLeod Kennedy, associate justice 1936.
The AREA 51 Retirement Home Bar And Grill: They found about 200 dead crows near Boston and there was great concern about the possibility of "Avian Flu". They had a bird pathologist examine the remains of all the crow, and he confirmed the problem was definitely not Avian Flu, to everyone's relief.
However, he did determine that ninety-eight percent of the crows had been killed by impact with trucks, and only two percent were killed by impact with cars. The Province then hired a Ornithological Behaviorist to determine why there were such disproportionate percentages for "truck versus car" kills.
The Ornithological Behaviorist determined the cause in very short order. When crows eat road kill, they always post a "look-out crow" in a nearby tree, to warn of any impending danger. His conclusion was that the lookout crow could easily say "Cah", but he could not say "Truck"!
A man was sitting at a bar when he noticed a woman with a particularly large diamond ring. As he admired the ring, the bartender came over and said, "That's the Glopman diamond. It's beautiful, but it comes with a curse." The man asked, "What's the curse?" The bartender replied, "Mrs. Glopman."
The Hits Just Keep On Coming: A man is sitting at the bar in his local tavern, furiously imbibing shots of whiskey. One of his friends happens to come into the bar and sees him. The shocked friend says, "Lou, what are you doing? I've known you for over fifteen years, and I've never seen you take a drink before. What's going on?"
Without even taking his eyes off his newly filled shot glass, the man replies, "My wife just ran off with my best friend." He then throws back another shot of whisky in one gulp.
The other man says, "But, I'm your best friend!" The man turns to his friend, looks at him through bloodshot eyes, smiles and slurs, "Not anymore! He is!"
A man found the following note on the company bulletin board:
Dear Employees: As the CEO of this organization, I have resigned myself to the fact that Obama is the President and that our taxes and government fees will increase in a big way.
To compensate for these increases, our prices would have to increase by about ten percent. But since we cannot increase our prices right now due to the dismal state of the economy, we will have to lay off sixty of our employees instead.
This has really been bothering me since I believe we are family here and I didn't know how to choose who would have to go. So, this is what I did.
I walked through our parking lots and found sixty "Obama" bumper stickers on our employees' cars and have decided these folks will be the ones to let go. I can't think of a more fair way to approach this problem. They voted for change......I gave it to them. I will see the rest of you at the annual company picnic.
Catwoman's full name is Catherine Woman....
That's it for today, my little bear cubs. Remember, lead your life so you wouldn't be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip.
More on Wednesday.
Stay Tuned !