That would be our very own state senator, Sen. Dianne Wilkerson caught on hidden camera stuffing a $1000.00 bribe in her BRA!! This photo was proudly displayed on the front page of yesterday's Boston Herald and it is just the tip of the $23,500 iceberg she has been stuffing in her bra. Wilkerson was arrested Tuesday for taking eight bribes totaling $23k in exchange for her help in obtaining a liquor license and for transferring public land to a federal officer posing as a land developer. This isn't the first time Wilkerson has been front page fodder. No, the 54 year old, eight term senator is as crooked as a question mark and has been busted for, dare I say it, plagiarism (a la Mike Barnicle) in the Boston Globe and tax evasion in 1997 to name a few. Yet they keep electing her so she can represent our great state.
To add insult to injury, she goes on record yesterday to say, "I would like the voters of the 2nd Suffolk Senate District to know that I am staying the course of my campaign for the re-election on Nov. 4th. Not only does this represent the biggest challenge in my personal and political life, but it will test to the limit the notion of innocent until proven guilty." Ya think???
I like what this guy was thinking:
Newton entrepreneur Eric Friedberg has created a free, online game called, It's Easy To Win. Participants can go to http://www.itseasytowin.com/ and register for a chance to win cash prizes. He debuted his new enterprise earlier this month and already over 5000 people have signed up to play. Three time a week Friedberg is the online host to close to 1900 people who compete in three instant win games. Friedberg's advertiser's supply the prize money while Friedberg takes over the hosting duties.
With live streaming video randomly selecting the players, registered participants who correctly answer the questions within the time allowed, will receive their cash in the mail within days of playing online. Friedberg says he's already awarded thousands of dollars. How great is this idea? I have got to check this out since I could be considered part of his largest demographic, the 35 and older stay-at-home mothers. Friedberg also says there are a large group of people who play the 20 minute game at work. This guy's quite possibly a genius. Well maybe not a genius but one can only respect his entrepreneurial ingenuity.
Ooops Mel did it again!That's tinseltown's own boozebag Mel Gibson, who has been in town shooting a movie, at Abe & Louie's steak house last night. The bar at Abe & Louie's is notorious around here as a premier "meat market" and we're talking Grade A. Looks like Mel grabbed himself some fine local cuts of beef. Poor Mel, did he learn nothing in rehab? No official word on whether or not he was carousing the bar or just having dinner, but judging from that awful hat and the goofy grin on his face, one can only speculate that Mel is up to his old tricks again. Good times.
Random fact alert:
Daylight is actually saving time!! A study posted in a letter in today's New England Journal of Medicine details Swedish researchers findings after looking at 20 years of records, that you are less likely to have a heart attack after the clocks turn back on Saturday and more likely to have one when the clocks moved forward in the spring. They believe that this finding could possibly be related to the extra hour of sleep we receive during the Daylight Saving time. I suggest you live it up now while the odds are in our favor!!
Just a few of today's headline making Daily Dandy's.