The big news of the day concerns the huge oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana. The latest reports say the underwater gusher may continue for weeks or even months, and has the potential to devastate beaches, wildlife refuges, fishing, and shrimping from Florida to Texas.
In other news, Iranian Vice President Mohammad Reza Rahimi says that he will “cut the legs off Israel”. Meanwhile, a “Watch Out for Prostitutes” traffic sign — which includes an appropriate silhouette image — is drawing the attention of motorists in Treviso, Italy.
Thanks to 4symbols, C. Cantoni, Fjordman, Gaia, heroyalwhyness, Insubria, JD, Mary Abdelmassih, Sean O’Brian, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.
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