Each day we offer a sample of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.

Netherlands, Dutch News:  “Student Arrested For Gun Possession”

I can guarantee it did not occur in Texas.

Russia, Moscow Times:  “People Haters”

They are spelled: R E P U B L I C A N S

Sweden, Local:  “Bank Bans Sneakers”

Does that include for bank robbers?

Australia, Sydney Morning Herald:  “Science Fiction Becomes Reality”

That would be the election of Rick Perry as president.

Denmark, Copenhagen Post:  “Students Too Complacent”

Just give them a job and see the end of complacency.

UK, Independent:  “Somalia Bans Aid Workers”

Let them starve, but don’t eat foreign food!

Norway, Norway Post:  “Fly Flags At Half Mast”

That is one way to acknowledge we are in a recession.