"A lie’s true power cannot be accurately measured by the number of people who believe its deception when it is told, it must be measured by the number of people who will go out after hearing it trying to convince others of its truth.” -- Dennis Sharpe
This story is hard to ignore. Not only does it seem outrageous in content, but the above photo looks like a horrible photoshop job. Is this even a real law, or is this a hoax trial balloon to test the public’s reaction to what appears to be a ridiculous regulation.
A British couple fined $1,800 and hit with a criminal record for an off-season vacation with their children has fuelled a countrywide debate about school holidays.
Salon is hardly a worthy place to read anything, but it’s amusing that they’d even bother with this small bit of conspiracy candy.
But for those who remained less than totally convinced, Eve was willing to go one step further, reversing the perspective of the album cover in such a way that the letters U and P from Supertramp’s name look (kinda-sorta) like 9/11: