1 SOMEWHERE, PIECES OF SH!T DEMANDED AN APOLOGY FROM JUSTIN TRUDEAU Well, Justin, you took the attention off Peter Kent’s dismal performance in Durban and put the spotlight on yourself.

2 WELL, SHE MUST HAVE HAD A REASON The woman who was Miss Congeniality at the Miss Costal Vancouver Pageant a year ago didn’t show up for her court date yesterday. She was and 700 others were charged during the Stanley Cup riots. Apparently she’s going to plead fabulous! Guilty. (Global BC)

3 FAMILY VALUES A Wyoming state senator is charged in the beating of his mentally disabled son. (ThinkProgress)

4 IF YOU’RE A NEW YORK METS FAN YOU DON’T WANT TO READ THIS How Bernie Madoff looted New York City’s other baseball team. (Amazinavenue)

5 THE IRAQ WAR? WHAT IRAQ WAR? By pulling out of Iraq, the United States says the Persian Gulf War 2.0 is over. I would think a lot of Iraqis would beg to differ (The Guardian).

6 AT LEAST REGINA’S NUMBER ONE IN SOMETHING Congratulations to the Queen City for having Canada’s lowest vacancy rate! (CBC Saskatchewan) And it’s nice to see that the Saskatchewan government will ensure Charles and Camilla will have a place to stay (Leader-Post). You know, I should run this story every freaking Christmastime until Pat Fiacco and Brad Wall become destitute and get eviction notices. (prairie dog)

YOUR MUSICAL MOMENT OF ZEN “Not to know what it is, if you never had one/Home …” U2 ‘Walk On, at Slane Castle, 2001