Laugh Lines

“We have lost six military planes in four days. Congress says they’re going to take a serious look at this problem just as soon as they address the more serious matter of where Al Gore was when he made a phone call to a monk.” (Bill Maher)

* “According to the latest population growth figures, 15 million more people will live in California by 2020, with the majority residing in the Los Angeles area,” says the Olympia Daily World. “This has raised concern among city officials. The biggest issue is, who’s going to read all those additional screenplays?”

* The manager of an L.A. waste treatment plant wants to open a sewage museum. “We hope it isn’t interactive,” says the Cutler Daily Scoop.