Catching up on today’s abandoned babies stories, I found Police search for abandoned infant’s mom in today’s Chicago Sun-Times, a follow-up on a newborn recently discovered in the unheated vestibule of an Uptown apartment building. Thankfully, the baby is doing fine.

But at the very bottom of the article under “Related Blogs”this gem, dated November 17, 2008 is linked to the story courtesy of Carbolic Smoke Blog: Number of children abandoned under Nebraska’s safe haven law jumps from 34 to 852 when Father Flanagan drops off orphans from Boys Town at local hospital.

Witnesses say Flanagan was “downright giddy,” rubbing his hands together and laughing. He told befuddled hospital workers that “the kids are your responsibility now. It was either this or bankruptcy, so they boys had to go. This will give me a chance to reorganize and turn Boys Town into something profitable, like a Walgreens.

I’ll have some genuine good news from the Nebraska Fiasco up this weekend.


  1. ROTFLMAO! I can just see a young Micky Rooney tearfully asking, “But WHY, Padre?” Marley, I do love your sense of humor among all the horror. Pat O’Brien is rolling in his grave….laughing.

  2. Scott and Karen Banks need to be stopped in their tracks, and brought back to reality and the crimes that they have commited against INNOCENT children and INNOCENT AP.

    Please do not let them get away with PLEA Bargains.

    Write JUDGE SAM
    35o S. Main Street
    Salt Lake City, Utah, 84111

    Do not let them get away with murder of an infant Samoan girl and perverse business practices.

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