December 18th, 2006 09:37 AM
I recently picked a new primary care doctor. After two visits and exhaustive lab tests, he said I was doing "fairly well" for my age. A little concerned about that comment, I couldn't resist asking him, "Do you think I'll live to be 90?"
He asked, "Do you smoke tobacco, or drink beer or wine?" "Oh no," I replied. "I'm not doing drugs, either.
"Then he asked, "Do you eat rib-eye steaks and barbecued ribs? "I said, "No, my former doctor said that all red meat is very unhealthy!"
"Do you spend a lot of time in the sun, like playing golf, sailing, hiking, or bicycling? ""No I don't," I said.
He asked, "Do you gamble, drive fast cars, or have a lot of sex?" "No," I said. "I don't do any of those things."
He looked at me and said, "Then, why do you give a s***?"
"fundamental principle of American law that a government and its agents are under no general duty to provide public services, such as police protection, to any individual citizen." [Warren v. District of Columbia,(D.C. Ct. of Ap., 1981)]
If I have to explain it, you wouldn't understand
December 18th, 2006 09:54 AM
One should never confuse good fortune with good training.
Illegitimus Non Carborundum.
In God we trust.
December 18th, 2006 12:40 PM
You comeback should have been, cause I like to shoot and collect guns.
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