Thursday morning talkers: Congress' parking problems and a corpse at a soccer game

March 31, 2011

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.

National 

• Congress members have more than $15,000 in unpaid parking tickets (Roll Call) 

• Philosophy departments are full of sexual harassment (Gawker) 

• Most women do not like their Facebook "friends" (Mashable) 

• Corpse smuggled into soccer game in Colombia (Independent) 

• Sarah Palin rips conservative website for not featuring her quote high enough (TPM) 

• Muslim girl lashed to death for adultery (Daily Beast) 

• Bill Kristol declares Obama a "born again neo-con" (Daily Caller) 

Local 

• Maryland tea party trying to raise taxes? (AP) 

• Mistrial in case of man accused of threatening O'Malley (The Baltimore Sun) 

• O'Malley "jams" at Israeli ambassador event (The Washington Post) 

Video

Government of Delaware wastes its time and resources tearing down homeowners' basketball hoops

Obama says energy secretary "actually deserved" his Noble Prize 

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