Discussion in 'Freedom and Liberty' started by melbo, Oct 4, 2006.

  1. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Police hunt farting dissident

    Ananova | October 3 2006

    Police in Poland have launched a nationwide hunt for a man who farted loudly when asked what he thought of the president.

    Hubert Hoffman, 45, was charged with "contempt for the office of the head of state" for his actions after he was stopped by police in a routine check at a Warsaw railway station.

    He complained that under President Lech Kaczynski and his twin brother Jaroslaw, the country was returning to a Communist style dictatorship.

    When told to show more respect for the country's rulers, he farted loudly and was promptly arrested.

    Hoffmann was arrested and released on bail but failed to turn up at a Warsaw court early this week to be tried, and the judge in the case rejected an appeal by defence lawyers to throw the charges out.

    A court spokesman said: "Such a case of disrespect is taken very seriously."

    Instead the court ordered the police to start a nationwide hunt for the man, and interpol have been alerted.
  2. RightHand

    RightHand Been There, Done That RIP 4/15/21 Moderator Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Maybe the poor guy had merely loadup up on Golabki for dinner the night before. You are what you eat LOL
  3. yonder

    yonder No Despot's Servant

    Wow if they locked up all of the people in America who exhibit contempt for our president... they would have a purpose for all of those secret detention camps! ;)

    I'd like to buy that man a beer and perhaps a bowl of cabbage soup.
  4. E.L.

    E.L. Moderator of Lead Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    :D :lol: [LMAO]
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