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Stolen Barack Obama Statue Returned To Owner

AP | Posted 08.22.2014 | Weird News

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Police have returned a life-size statue of President Barack Obama that went missing from its owner's northeastern Pennsylva...

If This 87-Year-Old Nudist Is Elected Sheriff, Blame Jon Stewart

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.09.2014 | Weird News

An 87-year-old-nudist is gunning for a new job: the sheriff of Island County, Washington. But if Dave Olinger is elected, he could face a big probl...

WATCH: Man Arrested For Talking Too Long At Board Meeting

AP | Posted 03.18.2014 | Weird News

BRIDGEPORT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man has been arrested after authorities say he refused to stop talking past a three-minute time limit f...

Politician Wants High Five To Be Missouri's Official Greeting

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.31.2014 | Weird News

Give Courtney Allen Curtis a hand. The Democratic lawmaker has introduced a bill to the Missouri House of Representatives that would make the high fiv...

JFK Assassination Secrets Still Hidden: Jesse Ventura

TruTV.com | Posted 09.30.2013 | Weird News

Eighty percent of the American people still refuse to believe the Warren Commission’s conclusion that President Kennedy was murdered by one “lone ...

WATCH: Mayoral Candidate Admits To Past Life As A Prostitute

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.22.2013 | Weird News

Linda Fondren, a mayoral candidate in Vicksburg, Miss., not only admits to a past life in prostitution, she says her husband was one of her Johns. ...

Wrestling Mask Gets Politician Banned From City Council Meetings

msnNOW.com | Posted 03.14.2013 | Weird News

Japan's Oita City Council knew what it was getting when Skull Reaper A-ji was voted into office: a grown man who wears a "lucha libre"-style wrestling...

Montana Motorists Can Eat Roadkill

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.22.2013 | Weird News

Kill it and grill it. Montana may now be the ultimate drive-through destination for adventurous foodies thanks to a new law that allows residents ...

Governor Pardons Pig Before Bacon Fest

AP | Posted 02.09.2013 | Weird News

DES MOINES, Iowa -- A young pig has won a reprieve from the frying pan just as Iowa's popular bacon festival is about to begin. Iowa Gov. Terry Brans...

Tattooed Presidential Candidate Lights Up Czech Election

AP | KAREL JANICEK | Posted 03.11.2013 | Weird News

PRAGUE — He's tattooed from head to toe, a warrior-like mix of blue, green and red. He's also running in a surprising third place ahead of this...

Mayor Sells Pot In Elementary School Parking Lot: Cops

Posted 11.30.2012 | Crime

Who would have thought that Mayor Sparks liked to spark it? Danny Sparks resigned his position as mayor of Olive Hill Ky. after he was arrested for...

Election Comes Down To... A Coin Toss?

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.27.2012 | Weird News

Democracy is supposed to be of the people, by the people and for the people. When that doesn't work, it's time for an old standard -- like a coin toss...

ASININE: Ecuador Officials Reject Donkey Presidential Candidate

AP | Posted 11.16.2012 | Weird News

QUITO, Ecuador -- The demand of dozens of citizens has been denied in the Ecuadorean city of Guayaquil: There will be no jackass running for the legis...

Famous Cat Senate Candidate Retires From Politics

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.25.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Hank the Cat once urged Virginians to "vote the humans out" -- and vote the cat into the U.S. Senate. Hank's message got through. A ...

Kinkiest President Ever?

Cracked.com | Posted 11.13.2012 | Weird News

When you become president, something in your brain snaps. You're a normal person for a while, and then, as soon as you take your oath on Inauguration ...

Larry Flynt Offers Richard Mourdock $1 Million Rape Challenge

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.01.2012 | Weird News

When Indiana GOP Senate candidate Richard Mourdock declared he opposes aborting pregnancies conceived in rape because "it is something that God intend...

Weirdest Presidential Products: From Poop Predictions To Punching Puppets

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.31.2012 | Weird News

The presidential election is just days away, and while the country may be divided between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, Americans are united behind on...

David Moye

Can Sales Of Presidential Dog Doo Bags Predict The Election?

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 10.16.2012 | Weird News

A lot of people think the men running to be president are full of crap, and two separate companies are hoping to capitalize on that by making presiden...

Politician Allegedly Offers Drugs For Votes

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.12.2012 | Weird News

How low can politics go when a Brazilian candidate is accused of helping voters get high? Carme Cristina Lima, 32, who was campaigning for council...

5 Dumb Moments From Last Night's Presidential Debate

TruTV.com | Posted 10.04.2012 | Weird News

Most news outlets covering last night's presidential debate are checking the facts. TruTV is checking the fun and has found the five dumbest moment...

Dumbest Presidential Campaign Slogans ... EVER!

TruTV.com | Posted 12.02.2012 | Weird News

While it never wins or loses the election on its own, having a simple slogan that defines your campaign can mean a lot, particularly with undecided vo...

Barack Obama Beating Mitt Romney In Halloween Mask Sales

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.26.2012 | Weird News

President Barack Obama is beating Mitt Romney not only in the polls, but also in sales of presidential-themed Halloween masks. This year, Obama mas...

CZECH IT OUT: This Drama Professor Wants To Be Next President Of Czech Republic

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.20.2012 | Weird News

A presidential candidate in the Czech Republic is getting lots of ink -- both in the press and on his body. Vladimir Franz, an artist and drama pro...

David Moye

Romney Condoms 'Great For Any Position'; Obama Rubbers Won't Break 'As Easily As His Promises'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 08.24.2012 | Weird News

Politics and sex have long been intertwined, at least for some people. And if that's the case for you, there's now the perfect form of birth control. ...

Mitt Romney Conspiracy Theories: Is He A Tax-Dodging Mexican Bully Bent On Turning U.S. Into Mormon Theocracy?

www.trutv.com | Posted 09.23.2012 | Weird News

Mitt Romney goes to great lengths to control the media portrayal of him. But that has only stoked conspiracy buffs to come up with bizarre theories...