“It was a golden prison….”

“…They’d traded dignity for money. That’s what lenient retirement boards do to people.” An ex-fireman has drawn criticism by suing the city of Providence for $7 million, saying it unfairly cut off his check after a TV station filmed him “doing a muscular weightlifting workout,” calling his claimed shoulder-related disability into doubt. [Mark Patinkin, Providence Journal]

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  • So the guy says “Will you sleep with me for a million dollars?” and she says “Sure.”

    Then he says “Will you sleep with me for five bucks” and she says “What do you think I am?”

    He says “We’ve settled that. Now we’re haggling about the price.”