The Arrogance of Authority

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

  

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 a distant location.

The DEA officer verbally exploded, saying, “Mister, I have the authority of the Federal Government with me!” Reaching into his rear pants pocket, he 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 enormous Santa Gertrudis bull. With every step the bull was gaining ground on the officer and it seemed likely that the officer would be gruesomely gored before he reached safety.

The man was clearly terrified. The rancher threw down his tools, ran to the fence and yelled at the top of his lungs, …

cid:image002.jpg@01CEAECA.C0BFDFB0

“Your badge … show him your BADGE
!

Attribution: Fred

About the Common Constitutionalist

Brent, aka The Common Constitutionalist, is a Constitutional Conservative, and advocates for first principles, founders original intent and enemy of progressives. He is former Navy, Martial Arts expert. As well as publisher of the Common Constitutionalist blog, he also is a contributing writer for Political Outcast, Godfather Politics, Minute Men News (Liberty Alliance), Freedom Outpost, the Daily Caller, Vision To America and Free Republic. He also writes an exclusive weekly column for World Net Daily (WND).

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *