Archive for February 16th, 2009

Goat detained over armed robbery

Monday, February 16th, 2009

LAGOS (Reuters) – Police in Nigeria are holding a goat on suspicion of attempted armed robbery.

Vigilantes took the black and white beast to the police saying it was an armed robber who had used black magic to transform himself into a goat to escape arrest after trying to steal a Mazda 323.

Unions continue push for pro-workplace-bullying legislation

Monday, February 16th, 2009

( – The Employee Free Choice Act may not be the slam dunk for Big Labor that labor union activists want the public to believe.

Known as “card check,” the bill is the centerpiece of Big Labor’s agenda for the Obama administration.

But on Friday, with top union leaders gathered at the White House for the president to sign three executive orders that apply to labor unions – including an order barring federal funds from being used to discourage a union — no mention of the card check bill was made.