Puppies, Police, and Pumpkin Spice Spam: ODO 159

I still cannot believe it, but by a strange series of events, we have acquired another dog from my sister this week. In the news I’ve got weird proposed laws, pumpkin spice Spam, and a Jackass impersonating a police officer. In place of a Recommended Listening feature, I have a small sampling of what I’ve been bingeing lately ahead of some future features.


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ODO 93: Hearts, Hoops, And A Whole Lot Of Stupid


 
Happy Valentine’s Day! My wife made me not only buy her a gift, but have it delivered to her at work. She also bought me a gift when I told her not to, so I guess we’re even. We had a great family trip to see the World Championship Hoop Dancing competition in Phoenix this weekend, and everyone had a blast. I took a poll to crown the “Jackass of the Week.” Finally, since I seem to be throwing format out the window this month, I chat about the upcoming Sunshine Summit 2018 being put on by Heather from Sunshine and PowerCuts.

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For Valentine’s I bought by wife a set of chocolate dipped strawberries from Edible Arrangements
https://www.ediblearrangements.com/
We also spent our weekend enjoying the music and dancing at the Heard Museum for the 28th Annual World Championship of Hoop Dancing.
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 -WEIRD NEWS- 

A college professor was fired after nearly failing a student because the student said that Australia is a country. The professor was insistent that Australia is only a continent and not a country.
  • Man appeals DWI conviction claiming that the blood-alcohol level test discriminates against alcoholics.

After his fourth DWI conviction, a man is appealing his case claiming that using a simple blood-alcohol level test for arrests discriminates against alcoholics who have a higher tolerance for alcohol. He insists that because alcoholics have a higher alcohol tolerance, their driving ability is not as impaired by the lower legal limit and they should not be subject to the same regulations.

 -JACKASS OF THE WEEK- 

Suspected poacher in South Africa gets eaten by lions.

The head and some innards of a n unknown man were found in a game hunting preserve in South Africa, seemingly eaten by a pride of lions. Near the remains was a loaded hunting riffle. That combined with park officials not recognizing the man lead them to believe he was a poacher in the park.

 -RECOMMENDED LISTENING-

https://www.sunshineandpowercuts.com

 

 -Promos And Shout-Outs-

Poplar Cove

Second Press Podcast

Sometimes Geek

Smoke and Mirrors

Sunshine and PowerCuts- Sunshine Summit