Editor's Note: My friend Maury Siskel sends me lots of stuff daily, and it runs the gamut from serious to humorous. I don't normally post the humorous stuff but today I'm going to make an exception.
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
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..... "Your badge, your badge, show him