politicians

High Speed Election

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Campaign season is heating up and one candidate is hoping to speed away from the competition.

Nonpartisan candidate for Governor Eugene Disimone is pitching a racy idea to voters in Nevada. To help fix the budget crisis Disimone is suggesting the state tap into the lead footed and charge people who want to speed on freeways.  read more »

Implants for Campaign Funds

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Its campaign season and politicians are pulling out all the stops to secure some cash.

Gustavo Rojas is a candidate for a national assembly position in Venezuela, and to raise money for his political aspirations he’s targeting the flat-chested. Rojas is offering breast implants as a prize in a raffle in which all proceeds go to his campaign. Rojas says it’s an interesting prize that is generating a lot of interest.

Not surprising since the South American country is widely known for cosmetic surgery and it’s well enhanced citizens. Even the economy hasn’t kept people from going under the knife; in fact many people are taking out loans to finance their procedures. So Rojas has decided to capitalize on people’s vanity. And he’s not worried about any potential backlash.  read more »

Big Three CEO’s Grounded

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Car manufacturers were hoping their desperate message to Washington politicians in hearings a few weeks ago to pony up billions in bailout money would resonate on Main Street. But most news organizations concentrated on the CEO’s each taking their own private jets to the Washington hearings, a fact not lost on politicians and taxpayers.

So now the CEO’s for all three major U-S automakers drove hybrids as they traveled the 500 miles with hat-in-hand to Washington today to again plead for $34 billion in bailout money from you the taxpayer. I’m sure those highly paid Public Relations folks who should have known there would be flak flying from their first trip, were working overtime to convince their bosses this time around driving would make better sense.  read more »