Monday, December 06, 2004

a step forward
A Texas rancher wants to give hunters the chance to kill animals with their computer. Virtual hunters would operate a camera and rifle pointed at a feeder set up to attract game, paying up to £1,000 to kill a buck deer. 'I've gotten hate mail calling me a sick, despicable redneck', the redneck said, 'but the technology for hunters keeps evolving, from bowhunting to high-powered rifles. This is just another step forward, another tactical advantage.'

sounding white
Members of the extreme right-wing British National Party were forced to walk out of their own Christmas party after accidentally hiring a black DJ. A BNP spokesman said: 'He sounded white on the phone.'