Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling for October 04, 2008
Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling Man: Howdy. Nice place you got yerself here. Bartender: Can I help you? Man: No. I was just thinkin'... It'd be a shame if anything were to happen to it. Man: Looks to me like you could buy some PROTECTION. You know, from a fire...or THE ECONOMY COLLAPSING! Man: My associates and I had some bad luck at the poker table, and we need something to tide us over. WANTED Bartender: I get it. How much? Man: The whole town is chipping in. Your share comes to two grand. To start. Man: Oh, wait. Is that your wife? And two kids? That'll make it $8,000. Man: Oh, no! It's the Sheriff! MAVERICK McCAIN! Someone I've never met before! We certainly don't go back twenty years! Maverick: That's right, Banker Bart! Now, COLLECT YOUR MONEY! But I'm VERY ANGRY! Banker Bart: Thank you. GENERAL STORE Banker Bart: Well, it's 5:00, John. Let's start again tomorrow. Maverick McCain: Okay, Bart. See you at the tables tonight. Next: Maverick McCain vs. Big Oil!
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Tom Saaristo - I hear ya loud and clear.
JPW, I hear your words but they don’t make sense.
Jglynn, Pythons don’t have fangs. Just lots of sharp teeth. So, who did you meet? Bolling, or Mencken?
That is all.