Moammar in Libya? Charlie Sheen?

Both of those guys are in the 99th percentile of fruitcakes.

Or are they?

Is extreme craziness really that rare?

Oh, my Gentle Readers, I am afraid that such insanity is far more common than you might like to believe.

Here is a sampling of famous people who have a history of severe mental problems:

Buzz Aldrin (astronaut) -- treatments for severe clinical depression and alcoholism.
Jonathan Winters (comedian and actor) -- confined to mental hospital for eight months for bi-polar disorder.
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