Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Boomer Humor: Why California Is Broke!

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This post was forwarded to me from good friends Bob and Valerie Ritchie.

California vs. Arizona
via Warning Signs by Alan Caruba on 7/20/10

CALIFORNIA
California State Flag 300x200 Boomer Humor: Why California Is Broke!
The Governor of California is jogging with his dog along a nature trail. A coyote jumps out, bites the Governor and attacks his dog.

1. The Governor starts to intervene, but reflects upon the movie “Bambi” and then realizes he should stop; the coyote is only doing what is natural.

2. He calls animal control. Animal Control captures coyote and bills the State $2000 testing it for diseases and $5000 for relocating it.

3. He calls a veterinarian. The vet collects the dead dog and bills the State $2500 testing it for diseases.

4. The Governor goes to hospital and spends $35,000 getting checked for diseases from the coyote and on getting his bite wound bandaged.

5. The running trail gets shut down for 6 months while Fish & Game conducts a $1,000,000 survey to make sure the area is free of dangerous animals.

6. The Governor spends $500,000 in state funds implementing a “Coyote Awareness” program for residents of the area.

7. The State Legislature spends $20 million to study how to better treat rabies and how to permanently eradicate the disease throughout the world.

8. The Governor’s security agent is fired for not stopping the attack somehow and for letting the Governor attempt to intervene.

9. Additional cost to State of California: $125,000 to hire and train a new security agent with additional special training re: the nature of coyotes.

10. PETA protests the coyote’s relocation and files suit against the State.

ARIZONA

arizona state flag 300x200 Boomer Humor: Why California Is Broke!

The Governor of Arizona is jogging with her dog along a nature trail. A Coyote jumps out and attacks her dog.

1. The Governor shoots the coyote with her State-issued pistol and keeps jogging. The Governor has spent $0.35 on a .380 hollow point cartridge.

2. The Buzzards eat the dead coyote.

And that’s why California is broke.

Blatantly “borrowed” from Stormbringer
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Alan Caruba blogs daily at Facts Not Fantasy. An author, business and science writer, he is the founder of The National Anxiety Center.

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