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Cops gone Wild!(odds & ends)(US Department of Homeland Security)

It started as a hybrid, a mix of the successful home videos of drunken and/or stupid teenagers and post-teens doing outrageous, dangerous, lascivious and sometimes illegal stunts such as "Girls Gone Wild" combined with the popularity of TV shows of policemen dealing in very strict ways with the scum of society or the dregs of humanity (depending upon whether they sink or float). In either case, these two sorts of programs feature the same people--i.e., idiots--in events that may be separated by a few days or even hours, a point that is sort of a unifying theme.

The US Dept. of Homeland Security maxed out the amount of protection money it can extort--sorry, tax--from people and airlines to prevent terrorist attacks. …

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