Boner of the Day

Boner Fight for May 5th, 2020

BONER CANDIDATE #1: ONCE THAT MONEY COMES TO MISSISSIPPI WE CAN DO WHAT WE WANT.

NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre’s name has surfaced in an alleged multimillion-dollar welfare fraud scheme in his home state of Mississippi.  An audit of funds intended to assist at-need Mississippi residents alleges that the state’s Department of Human Services oversaw more than $94 million in improperly spent federal money. According to the state audit released on Monday, $1.1 million of those funds went to Favre for appearances he did not make. The Mississippi Clarion Ledger and Associated Press both analyzed the documents and report that the Mississippi Community Education Center (MCEC) was one of multiple nonprofits tasked by the DHS with spending money through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program provided by the federal government.

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BONER CANDIDATE #: HERE’S WHY YOU CAN’T DEPEND ON THE PUBLIC TO DO THE RIGHT THING.

Five state parks in Utah reached capacity this weekend, most of them in southern Utah. “The Governor has been very supportive of state parks and wants us the give people a place to get out, and we understand that, but they need to come out to the park and enjoy the day and do it responsibly,” said Gunlock State Park Manager Jon Allred. Overcrowding at Gunlock Falls, an overflow area from the reservoir, became an issue on Saturday. Park staff put ‘closed’ signage around the falls and near the entry points, but that didn’t deter visitors from coming. “When you get crowds like that that are coming from every direction it’s a battle,” said Allred. A Las Vegas woman had to rescued and air-lifted to a hospital with injuries sustained from cliff-jumping into the falls on Saturday. “Accidents like the one yesterday at Gunlock are extremely unfortunate. We express concern for the woman’s health and wish her well in her recovery,” said Eugene Swalberg with Utah State Parks.

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