A Tad More Than A Pound Of Flesh

Published: Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 11:21 AM.

I don’t think you can voodoo yourself into a seventeen trillion dollar hole.

I borrowed two dollars once from my older brother to take Charlotte Melton to hear Bo Diddley over at the Bethel College auditorium. I figured he’d forget about it in a few weeks. He didn’t. When I couldn’t come up with the money, I countered with “We didn’t sign no papers”. He beat the living daylights out of me for fourteen days hand running. I reckon he was exacting his pound of flesh. When it became apparent to me he wasn’t satisfied with the flesh, I stole two dollars from my little brother and paid him back!

Seventeen trillion is too much to steal……and I’m not sure America has got that much flesh left.




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