Monday, August 11, 2014

Just When You Thought You Heard It All News (8-16-2014)

This story is proof of something that I have recently begun to realize. The "selfie" craze is out of control!!!!!
Everyone from freaky politicians in New York, to pervert Pastors from Atlanta, to random women who think that it's ok to show their stretch marks and cottage cheese to anyone with an internet connection instead of saving it for that special someone, are standing in front of mirrors and exposing themselves, and us to their nonsense. It's funny, and sometimes creepy. But when people start dying it turns tragic.

A Polish couple was killed after they tried to take a selfie on a cliff in Portugal and fell hundreds of feet, Polish Radio reported.

The couple fell from the rocky edge of a cliff in Cabo da Raca, Portugul. They would have had to cross a safety barrier in order to reach the cliff edge, the Polish Radio reported.

Their young children, ages 5 and 6, were with them and witnessed the accident. They are currently under psychiatric care.

A Spanish couple that was also at the location called emergency crews and rescuers tried to recover the bodies using a helicopter, but had to give up because of the rising tide. The bodies were recovered a few days later.

We've all had really bad ideas from time to time. But, treating a baby like a baked chicken is probably the badest of all bad ideas.

A Columbus, Ohio grandmother got visits from the local sheriff's office and Child Services after she posted photos of her granddaughter in a roasting pan, surrounded by potatoes................

Another picture showed the baby with her pacifier duct taped to her mouth..........Some of her Facebook friends didn't get the joke, and alerted authorities.

"We're not horrible people that they are making us out to me", Jackie Sheaks told the station.

Not horrible. JUST STUPID!!

 "It started as just a joke; we put a little tape on the pacifier because we were being silly. We wanted to share it with friends because everybody that knows us, knows we play around like that."

She's learned her lesson, she says—not that there was anything wrong with the photos, but that other people are too uptight.

No charges were filed in the case and the child is still in her mom's custody.

Now why would anyone in his right mind mess up a perfectly good Mazerati?!?!? 

Police patrol cars are usually Fords or Chryslers, not Maseratis. But obviously some nutty rich guy decided to live out his cop fantasy. So when a patrolman in Braintree, Massachusetts, spotted a Maserati resembling a police cruiser over the weekend, he pulled it over.

Deputy Chief Wayne Foster tells the local media that the luxury Italian vehicle's body was painted black and white with a police-style shield on the doors, and police-related decals.

Foster said the door shield wasn't accompanied by the usual police phrase "Protect and Serve," but rather with "Decepticons punish and enslave."

The driver told the officer who pulled him over that he was actually assisting police "because other drivers noticed him and slowed down, thinking it was a police vehicle."

The driver, whose name was not made public, was summoned to court to face a charge of impersonating a police officer, and being an idiot.



  1. P. R. -- This couple was on a ledge with a drop of several hundred feet into the water and decided to take a "selfie". They dropped off the ledge, were killed and their 5 and 6 year old children witnessed it. What WERE they thinking? Now, the kids have no parents and they are receiving psychiatric treatment. I'm trying to feel empathy for the parents, but I do feel it for
    the children. WOW!

    As far as the grandmother is concerned, CPS should have thoroughly investigated her--does she do drugs, does she drink--what would have caused her to put her granddaughter in a roasting pan with duct tape on her mouth? Have there been other reports with her children or grandchildren? I think that the Police didn't do their job, either and should have arrested her for child endangerment; and, I can't wait to hear whether that child (in a few years) will consider it a joke (as the grandmother stated) or simply reprehensible.

    Now, the dummy with the Maserati! It just goes to show what some people do with their money. I would have been impressed had he bought groceries for a needy family; or if he helped someone pay their rent or mortgage; or assisted a high school graduate with tuition. No, he decides to paint his car like a police car and put police-type emblems on it. He is then dumb enough to take it on the road. When pulled over, he told the real cop that he had been assisting them in that some cars had "slowed down" when they saw him. I'm so GLAD that he is facing charges of impersonating an officer. Does that get jail time in Massachusetts---if not, I would like him to do community service. His community service would be to restore the Maserati to its original form; sell it; take the funds and buy groceries for a family for a year; pay two years or more college tuition for a deserving high school senior; pay someone's rent or mortgage for a year and give the rest to Cancer Research.

  2. Right on point as always. People are nuts, especially those who waste money on stupidity!