Posts tagged ‘texas’

September 8, 2018

El Arroyo Signs

by duncanr

a Tex-Mex restaurant in Austin, Texas has been turning heads with its amusing signage . . .


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May 20, 2018

Another School Shooting

by duncanr

all these calls for ‘thoughts and prayers’ we keep hearing from ‘pious’ politicians in the pay of the NRA don’t seem to be doing much to curb the slaughter and injury of america’s schoolkids and teachers –

January 21, 2018

The Law’s an Ass

by duncanr

the law is an asswell, some practitioners of it anyway . . .

a judge in Texas instructed a jury hearing the case of a womam accused of trafficking a teen girl for sex to find the defendant ‘not guilty’ because GOD had spoken to him directly and told him she was innocent

the jurors, however, ignored the judge’s instruction and – based on the evidence presented to them in court – found her guilty ( )

p.s. GOD’s intervention on behalf of the defendant might have carried more weight if he had spoken to the jurors instead of the judge?

September 6, 2017

Texas Floods Update

by duncanr

August 27, 2017

Hurricane Harvey : ‘Looter’ Caught on Camera

by duncanr

Texas is being battered by a hurricane . . .

meanwhile, one local resident has been caught on camera taking advantage of the storm to do a bit of thieving – brazenly walking down street carrying his ill-gotten goods back to his home –

July 23, 2017

Coffee Recall in Texas

by duncanr

we’re often told not to drink coffee before going to bed at night because it’s a stimulant

well, seems that advice is right after all – coffee (some brands, anyway) will, apparently, keep you up all night –

p.s., you may not be able to buy it anymore in Texas but if you go online, you can purchase this coffee here –

p.p.s., tell them ratty spoke highly of its effectiveness and they may give you a discount

August 25, 2016

Waiter Does Not Take Kindly to Complaint

by duncanr

diners shotI’m going to go out on a limb here and bet these diners didn’t leave the waiter a tip . . .

August 24, 2015

Police tell Piper to Pipe Down

by duncanr

piperpolice in Fort Bend, Texas attended a school following complaints from music critics about a man playing bagpipes from the roof of the building at 8 o’clock in the morning

gunshots were also reported

[in an unusual occurrence, the bullets were not aimed at the piper]

to the relief of the unwilling listeners, the piper – and a companion – were arrested and the drone of the pipes replaced by the Sound of Silence –

April 16, 2014

Public Pisser Imprisoned

by duncanr

peeing manWho hasn’t been caught short at times, especially after a drink – desperate for a pee and no toilet in sight ?

Times like these there’s only one thing to do

Just make sure you’re not caught in the act, though – especially if you are in America.

This poor bugger got 18 months in jail for relieving the pressure on his bladder where he shouldn’t

December 12, 2013

Poor Rich Kid Spared Jail

by duncanr

get out of jail cardSixteen-year-old Ethan Couch admitted to four counts of manslaughter after he and seven other boys stole alcohol from Walmart, piled into his car and struck and killed four pedestrians while going 70 miles per hour in a 40 zone. One of his passengers remains in the hospital with severe brain damage, and nine other bystanders were also injured” – ( )

Facing a possible 20 yr prison sentence, the teen was . . .

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