The Occasional Joke

Nurse: Patient's name?

Centurion: Marcus Licinius Crassus

Nurse: And his date of birth?

Centurion: 115 BC.

Nurse: All right. And what is he here for?

Centurion: Cataphract surgery.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Add another one

... to the list of rogue Detroit-area politicians. Courtney Owens is a dapper Inkster city councilman who, like many riders, appears to believe that a motorcycle is actually faster and better handling than a police car. The only other facts you need, beyond what's covered in the article, are a) that Inkster is a small Detroit suburb, uglier and more desperately blighted than Detroit, even, and b) Owens is a small-time Inkster pol, uglier and dumber than Kwame Kilpatrick, even.