Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Fighting Back, Law of the Land, -and- Did You Want Fries with That?

Fighting Back - clerk chases robbers from store with broom
Law of the Land - Ten Commandments poster inside courtroom approved
Did You Want Fries with That? - Burger King employee caught bathing in sink

On this day in history: August 12, 1969 - In San Francisco, Emperor Norton I issues a stern edict outlawing both the Republican and Democratic political parties. Violators face a prison term of five-to-ten years.

Born on this day in history: August 12, 1881 - Cecil B. De Mille (1881 - 1959) Born in Ashfield, Massachusetts, film director Cecil B. De Mille made the first Hollywood picture in 1914, directing more than 70 films. A master of the spectacle, De Mille triumphed in "The Ten Commandments" (1923, remake 1956) and "The Greatest Show on Earth" (1952).

Scripture of the Day: When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life." - John 8:12

Video of the Day: Tally Hall: Banana Man - submitted by Jay

"Just don't mess up my hair!" Click to enlarge.

Hot weather is returning! It has been relatively cool recently. Temperatures have been in the mid-to-high 90s. Today, it is forecast to be 103 degrees, and it is predicted to become warmer as the weekend approaches.