I know that one of my very favorite bloggers has been putting pictures of strange rock formations on her site. She invites readers to tell her what the odd and unusual shapes might look like to them.
Therefore, please let me know what the strange and unusual shape of these vegetables look like to you.
They are natural and wholesome foods that have, perhaps through gigantic upheavals in the earth, been turned into peculiar forms.
There's a very interesting story in our local paper (again, a judge is involved in it) that I found very upsetting and portraying a lack of commonsense and perspicacity rendered by Metropolitan District Court Judge Clyde DeMersseman and Assistant District Attorney Anthony Long.
The power and might of the City of Albuquerque and a six person jury (we spare no expense) have been loosed on a law breaker. And he has been found guilty. Hooray for JUSTICE!
As citizens of the mightiest nation on earth (albeit coming from one the most poorly schooled populaces in the country and infiltrated by illegal beings who want nannies), we have our rights.
For those who want to know what Peter Lynch's (an eight year American Air Force veteran) crime was, herewith the charge: "misdemeanor criminal damage to property".
Oh, yeah, he was a University of New Mexico student at the time. He still is.
So what heinous crime did Lynch commit?
Being a loyal American, with all those years of service to his country behind him and having only been out of the Air Force for 3 days, he tore down an improperly displayed flag.
A Mexican flag. One that was illegally and improperly on display.
He saw a Mexican flag being flown in front of the university's Admin building. And not having an American flag being flown at the same time. A clear violation of flag protocol and an attack on the symbolism of the American Flag.
Lynch said he contacted officials at UNM and the Army ROTC, but nothing was done about the breach.
So a loyal American ripped an offending foreign nation's flag down and tore it into a couple of pieces. After all, we've all seen the pictures of foreign students burning American flags in America, while they were cheered on by other instigators. And we have also seen they weren't even charged with a misdemeanor.
But it seems Judge Demersseman had a hard on. Instead of a fine and a "don't do it again" he laid it on an American patriot and sentenced him to six months supervised probation (including trips to a Parole Officer), 48 hours of community service, restitution in the form of a replacement flag (that really irritated me) and into anger management counseling.
Our marvelous City Attorneys had asked for 200 hours of community service. (When it comes time, I'm working to have the present DA defeated.)
The judgie had the balls (and the lack of wit) to say "...A flag is more than a piece of cloth."
He's gotta go, too.
Lynch was interviewed by a talk station here after the sentencing and and stated "I don't feel welcome in this state anymore. After my six months of probation is completed...I want to go. I want to be somewhere other than here."
I wonder if he'd consider running for a judge's seat in Metropolitan Court?
One more thought: It does not seem that "the law people" considered the effect this will have on race relations here. I see absolutely no good coming from it.
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