Zombieland: A View Of Amerika From I-35 NorthSubmitted by Barracuda_Trader on Mon, 02/17/2014 - 19:10
[Editor’s Note: The following post is by TDV legal correspondent, Jim Karger]
"Ain't you 'fraid livin' down there?"
This was the inquiry of the good old boy wearing a Homeland Security uniform as we passed through the 26-mile border security checkpoint outside Laredo, Texas, an outpost inhabited by more like him, dogs, and cameras -- lots of cameras.
He was clearly suspicious of two gringos driving a Mexican-plated car and that question was the best he could do - a mildly-retarded version of cross-examination.
"No, not afraid," I replied stiffly, but wanting to add, "but you, on the other hand, scare the shit out of me." To do so, I knew from past experience, would land me in Line 2 where Bubba's boss waits to deal with traitors (pronounced like "taters"), meaning anyone who, like me, dares live outside "dis great (pronounced 'grit') country (pronounced 'cunt-tree').