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Federalism, Free Markets and the Liberty To Let One's Mind Wander. I Am Very Worried About the Fate of Liberty in the USA, Where Government is Taking people's Lives ____________________________________________________________________________________________ "Extremism in defense of liberty is no vice. Tolerance in the face of tyranny is no virtue." -Barry Goldwater-

Thursday, November 30, 2006

What do retired people do?

Working people frequently ask retired people what they do to make their days interesting. Well, for example, the other day I went down-town to go to the newsstand for the Wall Street Journal so I could track my investments. I was only in there for about 5 minutes. When I came out, there was a cop writing out a parking ticket.

I said to him, "Come on, man, how about giving a retired person a break"?

He ignored me and continued writing the ticket. So, I called him a "Nazi."

He glared at me and wrote another ticket for having worn tires. So I called him a "doughnut-eating Gestapo." He finished second ticket and put it on the windshield with the first. Then he wrote a third ticket. This went on for about 20 minutes.

The more I abused him, the more tickets he wrote. Personally, I didn't care. I came downtown on the bus. The car that he was putting the tickets on had a bumper sticker that said "Hillary in '08". I try to have a little fun each day now that I'm retired.

It's important to my health.

2 Comments:

At 1:12 AM, Blogger Wan Ker-Sin said...

Ha ha! i will need this kind of gimmicks two or three years down the road!

Good one, and keep them coming.

Peace.

Wan Ker.

 
At 1:21 AM, Blogger Wan Ker-Sin said...

I left a comment but it doesn't show. Anyway, keep such entertaining jokes coming.

Peace.

Wan Ker.

 

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