work so you cannot call the
utility company to complain.
by Mr. Chuckles, Unknown News|
June 30, 2006
Imagine that one day the electricity stops, and
the phone doesn't
on your electric stove, you still cannot
watch TV and the toilet is full of excrement that
you cannot flush because there is no water...
Hours go by and you are bored because you can't
watch TV. You would go outside except that it is
120 degrees outside in the shade.|
The next day the electricity still isn't working
and now the water doesn't work either. It is 120
degrees outside, 100 degrees inside, you cannot
Then your house burns down and you escape with
just the clothes you are wearing, everything else
is destroyed, including your identification
papers, money and car keys.
You decide to leave town. You start walking
because hitch-hiking is dangerous and you
are afraid of strangers.
It is 120 degrees and you are dirty, thirsty,
hungry, hot and very tired. The nearest river is
100 miles away, assuming that you hike up the
highway, which is dangerous.
You decide to rest under the shade of a tree and
wait for nightfall before continuing the hike.
Just as you close your eyes you hear the sound of
cars stopping nearby. You look. It is the
police, lots of police, and you are arrested for
something -- they don't say what.
The police handcuff you and put a dusty burlap
sack over your head and throw you in the back of
So now you are thirsty, hungry, hot, tired and
afraid, and you are lying handcuffed in the back
of a police car with a burlap sack over your
head, which makes it hard to breathe.
The police car stops after a short drive and you
are dragged out of the car by
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