By Joe Bell: The plagues
Trying to follow Royce Debow's logic is like trying to catch a Fall
grasshopper. " Mr. Debow, your point is . . . " (De Boing!) He leaps over
there, and at the same time he releases two more grasshoppers. "
I just wanted to ask . . . " ( De Boing! De Boing! De Boing!) and six more
grasshoppers are released. Pretty soon it's difficult to tell which is the
original insect. And then, as if to add insult to injury while you're
contemplating your dilemma with Mr. Debow, Tyler August sneaks in behind you
and unloads a dumptruck full of crickets, and the political debate becomes .
. . (De Boing! De Boing! Chirp! Chirp! De Boing! De Boing! Chirp! Chirp!).
It doesn't take long to realize that this is as much of an answer as you
will ever get from either one of these guys.
Well, as I watch my flowers and foliage disappear, I can't help but think:
Who is responsible for all this? Then I remember. Assemblyman Tom Lothian
hired these two intellectual insects and is paying them with our tax dollars
to eat my marigolds! It's enough to make your skin crawl.
So come, my fellow taxpayers, let us gather together and take each other's
hands and pray for an invasion of hungry sea gulls and/or a good, hard