A couple from the WTF files:
CONYERS – Officers with the Conyers Police Department will… place yellow tickets on vehicles with packages or boxes of merchandise that are visible on the seats or floorboards of cars; in other words, vehicles that are easy targets for thieves.
Oh, this is a GREAT idea… if you loathe logic and happen to be a punitive asshole. Seriously, what is wrong with law enforcement in Georgia? How could they possibly think marking cars that are easy pickings for thieves is going to help stop theft? Their dubious logic dictates that because they are out on foot patrols doling out these helpful, bright yellow stickers, they are also out busting thieves. But the fact the tickets are so prominently noticeable only serves to demonstrate that the main objective is to punish the victim. Had the police actually wanted to warn shoppers without increasing the risk of theft, they would have designed discreet tickets. It's that simple.
This is a prime example of the Powers That Be making sure you get what they think you deserve.
A Marked Sense of Embezzlement
CLEVELAND – A contractor who helped discover bundles of Depression-era U.S. currency totaling $182,000 hidden behind bathroom walls said the homeowner should turn the money over to him or at least share it…
[The contractor] rejected his client's offer of a 10 percent finder's fee and demanded 40 percent of the small fortune.
OK, it’s bad enough that this tool thinks he deserves even a single penny of that money, but to insist the homeowner share the fortune and then turn down a 10% finder’s fee is nothing short of asinine.
I suppose if he’d have discovered a dead body we should try him for murder?