"It's something that brings out the worst element in some people, and it's focused on people who are the most vulnerable"
The little person credited with bringing the sport to Florida died of acute alcohol poisoning in 1989.
"I would never force anybody to take this form of employment or pay to watch it. I think it's repulsive and stupid"
"The possibility of getting paralyzed is high, and then to be used as an object for people's amusement is very degrading."
these are just some of the highlights. what would be so controversial and create such vehement opinions, you ask?
why dwarf tossing, or more politically correct, and 21st century, shall we imply, "little people wrestling" ?? no. dwarf tossing sounds better.
a lawmaker in florida wants to repeal the ban on throwing little people around the wrestling ring, to improve the unemployment rate... yes, stranger things have been repealed.
|this is a Dwarf|
here's the link: http://www.dougstephan.com/blog?action=viewBlog&blogID=595465554578464602
|Little People Should be Allowed to Degrade Themselves|
and this link has a video clip that was seen on Jimmy Kimmel http://www.opposingviews.com/i/money/jobs-and-careers/rich-workman-why-i-want-dwarf-tossing-legal-florida
now that's not all the important news this week. a man was threatening to leap to his death and in negotiating with the police demanded an order of french fries. not even uncle freddie could make this up ... and after meeting his demands, the police allowed him to escape!
|Police Assure Us The Guy Was on This Antenna|
uncle freddie threatened to visit me and stay the weekend if i didn't post these two stories. he said they were vital to the experiment we call civilisation.
i've spared myself the trauma.