Jester’s Court — August 22, 2013

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chronicledThe 1902 Office of Indian Affairs order requiring male Native Americans to cut their hair so they can continue their advancement to civilization.

chronicledFormer Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau called Richard Nixon to offer his condolences about “the Watergate thing.”

provocativeBradley Manning has done more time in prison than Lieutenant William Calley did for ordering the My Lai massacre.

miscellaneousThe gerrymandering jigsaw puzzle.

miscellaneousVideo-game playing Supreme Court Justices.

miscellaneousThe White House chef who fooled the Clintons.

doubtfulBradley Manning is seeking a presidential pardon.

surpriseManning intends to begin hormone therapy and live the rest of his life as a woman.

half-witA gay-hating, racist employee from the Department of Homeland Security is moonlighting with a website promoting race war.

foolishTexas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst called police and asked to talk to the highest-ranking officer about getting a relative out of jail.

Snewsan Diego Mayor Bob Filner has agreed to resign.

politicsA New Jersey farmer has cut the faces of Republican Gov. Chris Christie and his Democratic challenger into a corn maze to highlight the state’s gubernatorial election.

politicsOklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn thinks Barack Obama is getting “perilously” close to being impeached.

internationalChina announced that it will no longer take organs from executed prisoners.

internationalA Russian official says that nation’s anti-gay laws aren’t discriminatory because they apply to all people.

internationalPope Benedict resigned after God told him too.

internationalToronto Mayor Robert Ford wants to arm-wrestle Hulk Hogan.

internationalGermany is the first European country to recognize a third gender.

internationalGermany sets a new solar production record.

internationalEgyptian interim Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi does “not fear civil war.”

internationalA Canadian city is using a drone to chase awasy its geese problem.

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