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As hurricane Ike headed to Texas, the surf went up on Pensacola Beach, which attracted, of course, surfers. As a public safety issue, the ‘red’ flags were out. That means that people are supposed to stay out of the water. Since law enforcement doesn’t usually apply the red flag warning to surfers, for obvious reasons, you have to wonder what this officer was thinking? Was he going to drive out there and apprehend a surfer? Was he going to ride the waves in his 4-wheeler? Most likely, he was just too close to the water and learned what storm surf can do, the hard way. One thing is for sure, he will get at least 15 minutes of fame on YouTube.

Look for this headline in the Pensacola News Journal, ‘Surfers Rescue Officer, From Surf.’ So far, there has been no mention of this in the local media and it is election time in the Sheriff’s Department.

This is turning out to be a video day on aSide Order. Here is one that happened not too long ago. It has a by-line, ‘you can ‘t fix stupid.’ Here’s a guy who goes into a gambling casino, sits at a card table, and bets a bag of weed. You have to see it to believe it.

link: Man attempts to bet marijuana at a casino

This video epitomizes the dumb blond stereotype. If you have to go pee, you probably should do it before watching this.

link:How the blond thing got started.

And finally. Have you ever heard of a baseball player being so good that he wasn’t allowed to play?

Nine-year-old Jericho Scott is a good baseball player – too good, it turns out. The right-hander has a fastball that tops out at about 40 mph. He throws so hard that the Youth Baseball League of New Haven told his coach that the boy could not pitch any more. When Jericho took the mound anyway last week, the opposing team forfeited the game, packed its gear and left, his coach said.

link: 9-year-old boy told he’s too good to pitch