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BUSTED! – Real Stories of Genuine Absurdity September/October 2019

James L. McClinton, Ph.D Not quite Ocean’s Eleven material… Video captured three masked men as they tried to steal an ATM from a convenience store in Silver Spring, Maryland. They used their pickup to smash through the front windows of the store, exited the vehicle, and entered the store with a hand truck. The leader of the pack then punched one of his colleagues in the arm for failing to do his part. In the meantime, the getaway driver got…

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BUSTED! – Real Stories of Genuine Absurdity January February 2018

James L. McClinton, Ph.D Now, there’s a harebrained idea that never really caught on!… When asked at a town meeting what his plans were for drug enforcement, a candidate for mayor of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania (population under 17,000), replied he would have the police department deploy drug sniffing bunnies. Yes, really, rabbits – they’re much cheaper to maintain than trained dogs. “I was dead serious,” he said later. “I would not make a joke about a rabbit if I did not…