Let's just get this over with and go have some hair of the dog, shall we?
Tampa City Council Chairman Frank Reddick is pushing for the creation of a citizens' review board to add a little oversight to the activities of the Tampa Police Department. Tampa City Council Chairman Frank Reddick is also a name that now appears at the top of the list of people I need to buy a drink.
A bill to fast-track the opening of additional Florida Gulf Coast waters to oil drilling passed through a U.S. Senate committee. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) has vowed to do anything and everything he can to oppose it, which presumably includes arm-wrestling Frank Reddick for the top spot on my "people I need to buy a drink" list, 'cause now he's on there too.
A family in Lake Worth came home to find a stranger passed out on their couch. The stranger reportedly ate all their chicken wings and drank all their beer, and thus does not need to be bought a drink by me.
And finally, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson thinks we're all being a bit hard on confirmed asshole Hulk Hogan. This is only because Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is the giant, musclebound, body-hair-less version of a newborn baby deer, filled with innocence and optimism, and eternally evincing the sort of guileless enthusiasm that makes you wanna give him a hug. He's wrong, of course, but I'll buy him a drink anyway.
Image of the Deepwater Horizon disaster by Richard Sullivan via Wikimedia Commons.