As if the world isn’t getting too crazy, politicians in India are seeking protection from show throwing that was made famous by that infamous journalist that got a shot at President Bush as he was heading out of office, diligently doing his farewells. Seems the act has become a significant sign of defiance that has been taken in by the world as a means of defiance or disdain. May protection come in the form of metal mesh screens and others that would protect politicians from the disgruntled citizenry who may seek to lob a shoe or two at them.
In other news, seems life is indeed getting hard for everybody for a Spanish contractor who has become so indebted with his bank resorts to taking his own banker hostage, holding him for ransom and demanding some other stuff, a luxury car one of them. The authorities have managed to get the erring man in custody, ending his quest for financial freedom and he of course losses his car. He is in custody and will be answering to kidnapping and many other charges.
The recession is going to hit hard on people who are obese in the state of Alabama which has become the first state to approve additional payments for health care. The approved $25.00 additional payments these obese people have to pay is to cover for their higher risks to disease and other health costs. This is hailed as the first law that would force people to become a bit healthier when they do decide to work as a state employee where many have been found to be on the rather large side of the scales.