Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Default Averted? Meanwhile, Man Arrested for Keeping Illegal Alligator

Indian River County Florida — A local man was arrested Tuesday for keeping an alligator in his hot tub, according to a Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission report.

Tony Wells, Jr., 32, was arrested at his home when FWC found an alligator kept illegally in a hot tub after serving a search warrant, according to authorities. He faces charges of possession of an alligator without a tag, and has been released on $500 bond.

When asked about the charges, Wells replied, “There are people making allegations against me, and I’m going to find out who those alligators are!”


  1. This whole thing reminds me about the old canard about which part of the body is the most important!

    1. Butchers may wish to argue the point based on price per pound. As for me, I prefer the holistic approach.

  2. The 18 senators, all Republicans, who voted against the final deal to end the shutdown and avert a debt default.

    Republican Sens. Tom Coburn (Okla.), John Cornyn (Texas), Mike Crapo (Idaho), Ted Cruz (Texas), Mike Enzi (Wyo.), Chuck Grassley (Iowa), Dean Heller (Nev.), Ron Johnson (Wis.), Mike Lee (Utah), Rand Paul (Ky.), Pat Roberts (Kansas), Jim Risch (Idaho), Marco Rubio (Fla.), Tim Scott (S.C.), Jeff Sessions (Ala.), Richard Shelby (Ala.), Pat Toomey (Pa.), David Vitter (La.).

  3. They will no doubt be enshrined as true patriots and heroes on the journals of Tea Party folklore.

  4. How did your House Critter vote? Go here.

    How did mine vote? Don't ask.

  5. Oh come on - the whole thing's a croc.


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