Wednesday, September 23, 2009

For Your Dining Pleasure, To Protect and Serve, -and- Thou Shalt Not Steal

For Your Dining Pleasure - 10 dirty little restaurant secrets
To Protect and Serve - cops play video bowling during raid
Thou Shalt Not Steal - postal worker admits taking 3000 Netflix DVDs

On this day in history: September 23, 1950 - Congress passes the McCarran Act, also known as The Internal Security Act of 1950, overriding Harry Truman's veto. The act provides for severe restrictions on civil liberties, suspension of free speech, and placing of undesirable Americans in concentration camps. The act has never been repealed.

Born on this day in history: September 23, 1949 - Bruce Springsteen (1949 - ) Born in Freehold, New Jersey, rock musician Bruce Sprintsteen began performing with local groups in Asbury Park, New Jersey, before forming his own band in 1971 and signing with Columbia Records. Promoted as the new Bob Dylan, Springsteen hit it big with "Born to Run" (1975). He has performed at numerous rock benefits, such as Live Aid and Amnesty International.

Scripture of the Day: Then he said to them all: "If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me." - Luke 9:23

Video of the Day: 70 Double Blown GTO - submitted by Darin

Imagine my surprise when I encountered this scene while passing the park on the way to my office this morning! Click to enlarge.

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