* The mobster was on trial, facing a possible life sentence. But his lawyer had bribed a juror to hold out for a lesser charge. After hours of deliberation, the jury returned a verdict carrying a maximum of 10 years in prison. Afterward, the lawyer approached the juror. “You had me worried the jury was out so long, I was afraid you couldn’t pull it off”. “I was worried too,” answered the juror, “all the others wanted to acquit him.”
@ Political debates are like NASCAR races. Nobody really cares who wins they just come to see the crashes.
@ Driver Stan Friesen on the Silver State classic challenge road race, where some amateurs can hit speeds of more than 200 mph on a two-lane road: “I feel safer in this race than I do during my commute. Nobody is making phone calls, putting on makeup or reading the newspaper while they drive”.