Darth Vader not allowed to vote in Ukraine 

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Today's Bonehead Award goes to a Ukrainian Darth Vader, who was told to get lost at the voting booth. Details at Boneheads Today, in 1919 The U.S. Congress enacted the Volstead Act, also known as the National Prohibition Act. Prohibition was repealed in 1933 with the passing of the 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
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One day the king and his friend were out on a hunting expedition. The friend would load and prepare the guns for the king. The friend had apparently done something wrong in preparing one of the guns, for after taking the gun from his friend, the king fired it and his thumb was blown off. Examining the situation the friend remarked as usual, "This is good!" To which the king replied, "No, this is NOT good!"and proceeded to send his friend to jail. About a year later, the king was hunting in an area that he should have known to stay clear of. Cannibals captured himand took them to their village. They tied his hands, stacked some wood, set up a stake and bound him to the stake. As they came near to set fire to the wood, they noticed that the king was missing a thumb. Being superstitious, they never ate anyone that was less than whole. So untying the king, they sent him on his way. As he returned home, he was reminded of the event that had takenhis thumb and felt remorse for his treatment of his friend. He went immediately to the jail to speak with his friend. "You were right," he said, "it was good that my thumb was blown off." And he proceeded to tell the friend all that had just happened. "And so I am very sorry for sending you to jail for so long. It was bad for me to do this..." "No," his friend replied, "this is good!!" "What do you mean, 'This is good!'?? How could it be good that I sent my friend to jail for a year?!" "If I had not been in jail, I would have been with you, hunting...!"
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An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD Darth Alekseyevich Vader, Kjiev, Ukraine Darth Vader not allowed to vote in Ukraine Never underestimate the power of the Dark Side... except maybe in Ukraine, where it turns out being a Sith Lord isn't all that hot. Darth Vader, a candidate running for a seat in the nation's parliament, was turned away at his polling place when he refused to take off his mask. Hours later, it looked like he had little chance of winning, according to exit polls. Or as Dark Lord of the Sith might say: "NOOOOoooooooo!" The candidate, who changed his name to Darth Alekseyevich Vader, turned up to vote on Sunday standing atop a black van decorated with symbols of the Galactic Empire and blaring "The Imperial March" from loudspeakers. Once inside, Vader showed his passport to polling officials, but they asked him to take off his mask. "Here is my face on the passport. Where does the law say that I have to take off my mask?" Vader said, according to The Telegraph. "I thought this might happen," he told reporters afterward, according to AFP. "But I am still disappointed. My rights have been violated again." He was told to get lost and come back without the silly mask. Vader was one of six Darth Vaders running for seats in Parliament, along with Chewbacca, Princess Amidala and Yoda. As of this writing, it doesn't appear that any of them won seats. The Force may not be with them, but they sure do have the farce on their side. The election is counted now, and for the first time since WWII, there were no communists elected to parliament. The election was only in the areas, that are not occupied by Russia. Tech Support Pits From: Nobody Re: No question Dear Have FUN! DearWebby
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Today in 
1636 Harvard College was founded in Massachusetts.
1793 Eli Whitney applied for a patent for his cotton gin. (engin) 
1886 The Statue of Liberty was dedicated in New York 
 Harbor by U.S. President Cleveland. The statue weighs 225 
 tons and is 152 feet tall. It was originally known as 
 "Liberty Enlightening the World." 
1904 The St. Louis Police Department became the first to 
 use fingerprinting. 
1919 The U.S. Congress enacted the Volstead Act, also known 
 as the National Prohibition Act. Prohibition was repealed in 
 1933 with the passing of the 21st Amendment to the U.S. 
1922 Benito Mussolini took control of the Italian government 
 and introduced fascism to Italy. 
1936 The Statue of Liberty was rededicated by U.S. President 
 Roosevelt on its 50th anniversary. 
1940 During World War II, Italy invaded Greece. 
1962 Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev informed the U.S. that 
 he had ordered the dismantling of Soviet missile bases in Cuba. 
1965 The Gateway Arch along the waterfront in St. Louis, MO, 
 was completed. 
1976 John D. Erlichman, a former aide to U.S. President 
 Richard Nixon, entered a federal prison camp in Safford, AZ, 
 to begin serving his sentence for Watergate-related 
1985 John A. Walker Jr. and his son, Michael Lance Walker, 
 pled guilty to charges of spying for the Soviet Union. 
1988 Roussel Uclaf, a French manufacturer that produces 
 the abortion pill RU486, announced it would resume 
 distribution of the drug after the government of France 
 demanded it do so. 
1990 Iraq announced that it was halting gasoline rationing. 
1993 Ousted Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, 
 called for a complete blockade of Haiti to force out 
 the military leaders. 
1994 U.S. President Clinton visited Kuwait and implied that 
 all the troops there would be home by Christmas. 
2014  smiled.
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