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Many things are frequently used as de facto currency in Florida - guns, <a href="http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/10/10/14343815-death-of-cockroach-eating-contest-winner-in-florida-puzzles-experts?lite" target="_blank">snakes</a>, shark tooth necklaces - but while Florida residents are for the most part well-versed in the rules of barter, using it to pay for all manner of meth, truck nuts, and ferret medicine, it seems the GUB-ment has certain "rules" about having to pay with "legal tender.
Mohamed Siad, one of the men who tried to sell a video of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford allegedly smoking crack, was arrested in a massive raid back in June.
There is possibly a video out there of Toronto mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine.
In the Hollywood game they just call them "quels".
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/07/review-of-rick-ross-teflon-don"> Let me tell you a secret about America, kids. The country has a gang of racist laws. Need an example? Just look at the way punishment for crack is handled in relation to powdered cocaine. Possessing five grams of crack means that you have a minimum five-year sentence in jail. To see that much jail time, you'd have to carry 500 grams of powdered cocaine. And, in case you didn't know, African-Americans are caught with crack way more often than white people are. That's why Lindsay Lohan and Amy Winehouse can get caught with a bag of blow and go to rehab and face 12 minutes in jail while your cousin is serving five years for possessing two sugar cubes-worth of crack. All of that's about to change. Today, Obama signed a law that will <a href="http://widget.uproxx.com/b/52/http://content.usatoday.com/communities/theoval/post/2010/08/obama-signs-law-targeting-disparities-in-cocaine-cases/1">cut down on the disparity of cocaine sentences</a>.
It is with swollen balls and hairy chaffed palms that I report this sad news: the entertainment agency CAA has just acquired the rights to Archie Comics Publications.
Between the cancellation of his reality show, a <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/02/review-of-coolios-from-the-bottom-2-the-top">1 Cig-rated album</a> and getting gaffled <a href="http://realtalkny.uproxx.com/2009/03/topic/topic/stop-the-madness/stop-the-madness-coolio-was-robbed-during-a-failed-stage-dive/">at his own show</a> during a suicide attempt stage dive, Coolio is already having the best year ever © VH1.