Coaches earn way more than governors
By Staff Writer, Stateline
Wisconsin Democrats pulled a button they were selling at the Dodge County Fair. The "F Scott Fitzgerald" buttons were a none-too-subtle dig at Republican state Sen. Scott Fitzgerald, according to the Fond du Lac Reporter . Fitzgerald derided Democrats for their "crude bathroom humor" and called for an apology.
If not for Florida state employees, the world might never have known that porn star Avy Scott has a natural bust. With the help of Wikiscanner, a Web site that tracks changes to the publicly edited online encyclopedia Wikipedia, the St. Petersburg Times reveals that state computers were used to make hundreds of edits to Wikipedia entries. Someone at the Florida Department of Health vouched for the bustline of Scott, a Tampa native. A gem traced to a Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles computer added a tidbit on kazoos: David Gilmour played the instrument in the Pink Floyd song, "Corporal Clegg."
No doubt the Founding Fathers would have been proud. Sporting flags bearing the words "Don't Tread On Me" - similar to pennants waved by colonial Americans to protest unfair taxation by the British - residents of Merrimark, N.H., staged a "toll revolt," paying the 50-cent toll at the town's three tollbooths in pennies and backing up traffic. A state study found that Merrimack residents pay on average 43 cents per mile, while other state residents pay only 3 cents a mile, the Nashua Telegraph reports.