Ok – Two Weeks Is Enough


Had a lovely break.  Got some new glasses, some prescription swimming sight utensils, a pair of deck shoes, a haircut, booked some swimming lessons and a physical and bought a cool hat.  Basically, nothing.  What did you expect.  I did manage to stock up some good stuff as well.  Enjoy this beauty.

The Arrogance of Authority
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A DEA officer stopped at a ranch in Texas, and talked with an old rancher.
He told the rancher, “I need to inspect your ranch for illegally grown drugs.”The rancher said, “Okay , but don’t go in that field over there…..”, as he pointed out the location.
The DEA officer verbally exploded saying, ” Mister, I have the authority of the Federal Government with me!”
Reaching into his rear pants pocket, the arrogant officer removed his badge and proudly displayed it to the rancher.

“See this badge?! This badge means I am allowed to go wherever I wish…. On any land !!
No questions asked or answers given!! Have I made myself clear……do you understand ?!!”
The rancher nodded politely, apologized, and went about his chores.

A short time later, the old rancher heard loud screams, looked up, and saw the DEA officer running for his life, being chased by the rancher’s big Santa Gertrudis bull……

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With every step the bull was gaining ground on the officer, and it seemed likely that he’d sure enough get gored before he reached safety. The officer was clearly terrified.
The rancher threw down his tools, ran to the fence and yelled at the top of his lungs…..

(I just love this part….)
“Your badge, show him your BADGE…….. ! !”

About John

I enjoy travel, sports, music and anything else that jumps up at me for the moment, which is why I blog. There will be lots of music and travel posts and a smattering of sports and humour. I enjoy promoting Canada and am unabashedly a proud Canuck.

Posted on February 20, 2013, in Blog Notes, General, Humour and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 11 Comments.

  1. I’ve worked for that agent…
    Good to see you John. Sounds like a fun break.

  2. hi there! I’m not sure if I’m the only one, but your pics didn’t show up, didn’t matter, I loved the story!

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