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4 responses to “Word

  1. Alfred E. Neuman

    Reblogged this on The Lynler Report.

  2. Spooner was a visionary.

  3. Centurion_Cornelius

    Do I “feel” free? Hell no!

    Caught in a multitude of federal, state and local webs by crafty spiders who pounce and suck the blood out of me.

    “Free?” talk to me about the 1950s and even 1960s when, as a pre-teen kid, I ambled up to my hardware store clerk and bought a box of 50 Remmy .38 SPL cartridges for Dad. Or, bought cartons of cigarettes for Unka Joe at the Deli. For show-and-tell at grade school we brought in bayonets, sabers, and even flintlocks of Pa’s. Blew off M-80s and cherry bombs galore for the 4th as a kid. No questions asked. You blew your fingers off–well, that’s just too damn bad.

    CONSEQUENCES.

    And where was ‘gobmint?’ Small and unobtrusive. Nowhere to be found, BUT if you ran afoul of them, you either got your ass whipped heartily by Dad (or a Cop) or spent a few days down at Juvy, or the ultimate choice for “troublemakers,” in the immortal words of a judge: “Remanded to County Jail or enlisted in the U.S. Army.” (and THEY, sir, handled your issues quite well.)