Rhode Island's Wannabe Politicians Have Had a Setback
Two leaders of a Christian sect who were running a long shot bid to become the governor and attorney general of Rhode Island were arrested for illegally growing marijuana. Anne Armstrong and Alan Gordon, who represent the Compassion Party, were taken into custody at their home after authorities received a complaint about a “strong odor of marijuana emanating from marijuana plants being illegally grown outdoors.”
Police found nearly 50 pounds of marijuana when they searched the property. Armstrong told WPRI that authorities "set up surveillance. They flew helicopters over our house and yard, they took pictures."
More Than One Third of Adults In the US Consume Fast Food Each Day
On a given day, 36.6 percent of American adults will consume fast food, and that percentage only rises with higher income brackets.
Researchers at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics studied the fast food consumption of adults in the United States. Released Wednesday, the report compares the percentage of fast-food eating adults for demographic characteristics such as age, race and income level between the years 2013 and 2016. Via: Newsweek:
The Birds Are Getting Drunk This Year
The northeastern Minnesota town of Gilbert is alerting residents that birds may be a bit more “tipsy” than normal this time of year.
According to Gilbert police, its received numerous reports of what look to be drunk birds “flying into windows, cars and acting confused.” MORE