Monday morning talkers: Reporter locked in closet, the dancing mayor and shocking "Kill Team" photos

March 28, 2011|By Luke Broadwater

On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation.


• Shocking: Rolling Stone publishes "Kill Team" photos from Afghanistan. (Rolling Stone) *Warning: These are truly horrifying. Do not look if you are disturbed easily. 

• Just following orders: Vice President Joe Biden's staffers apologize for confining reporter to closet during fundraiser. (NY Daily News)

• Ministry of disinformation: Gates says Libya planting dead bodies at bombing sites. (AP)

• Could you see Mayor Rawlings-Blake doing this? Bloomburg puts on a show. (NY Daily News)

• And Fox is biased? Media Matters admits to plotting "sabotage" against Fox News. (Politico)

• The president said the war in Libya would take "days, not weeks," but the now the administrating is saying it could last "months." (AP)

• Grow a sense of humor. Censoring "The Simpsons" nuclear jokes. (NY Daily News)

• Can this store please close down already? Abercrombie & Fitch criticized for selling push-up bra to little girls. (CNN)

• Sad, but true: Love is what Americans most regret. (Gawker)


• Wiz Khalifa is crestfallen: Medical marijuana legalization fails during final rush at General Assembly. (WBAL)

• Picking on the kids: State considering hiking the cost of being born. Also, the rest of life. (Baltimore Sun)

• Surprise: Elementary student who brought cocaine to school didn't properly live in school district. (WBAL)

• Not a surprise: City workers caught gambling, drinking on the job. (Investigative Voice)

• Baltimore County schools top school officials highest paid in the area. (ExploreBaltimoreCounty)


Secretary Gates on Meet The Press. Then why are we intervening in their civil war?

New Gingrich on Fox News. An amazing example of self-serving logic.

GOP Hopeful Herman Cain won't hire Muslims. I'm pretty sure it's illegal to admit this.

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