This is soooooo funny. I had to share

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Lawyers should never ask a Georgia grandma a question if they aren't prepared for the answer.

In a trial, a Southern small-town prosecuting attorney called his first witness, a grandmotherly, elderly woman to the stand. He approached her and asked, 'Mrs. Jones, do you know me?' She responded, 'Why, yes, I do know you, Mr. Williams. I've known you since you were a boy, and frankly, you've been a big disappointment to me. You lie, you cheat on your wife, and you manipulate people and talk about them behind their backs. You think you're a big shot when you haven't the brains to realize you'll never amount to anything more than a two-bit paper pusher. Yes, I know you.'

The lawyer was stunned. Not knowing what else to do, he pointed across the room and asked, 'Mrs. Jones, do you know the defense attorney?'

She again replied, 'Why yes, I do. I've known Mr. Bradley since he was a youngster, too. He's lazy, bigoted, and he has a drinking problem. He can't build a normal relationship with anyone, and his law practice is one of the worst in the entire state. Not to mention he cheated on his wife with three different women. One of them was your wife. Yes, I know him.'

The defense attorney nearly died.

The judge asked both counselors to approach the bench and, in a very quiet voice, said,

'If either of you idiots asks her if she knows me, I'll send you both to the electric chair."

 
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  I thought this was some funny shyte.  Only cuz by the time you get this age?  You tell it it like it is. How many of us were very carefully asking Grandma any questions?  Cuz we knew we would get the truth.  I posted this and a few others threads  to lighten up the forum a bit.  Cuz for me....it can sometimes be toooooooo dark and I can't walk around  in darkness all the time-it can quickly turn into hopelessness.  So.  I have to see the light of humor and I have to LAUGH.  It makes you  human, I find.    

Additionally, I'm getting to the age where laughter is the medicine for the soul and will allow you to take care of serious business like fighting against racism and injustice without having such a heavy heart.  Yes, there is a lot of WRONG  and INHUMANITY in the world...it's no laughing matter but we have to still live in it.  And we won't be ANY good to ourselves or others if allow the septic mindset of massa to steal the little joy we have innated in us for this very reason.   It's a defense mechanism.  

Cuz sometimes in this life we really have to hold our noses from the stench of massa's  racism.....and LAUGH LAUGH LAUGH.  That will reboost us.  And we can resume getting on with what we need to exist in a world that clearly hate us.  Otherwise, we will continue to commit genocide on ourselves...as we have been doing for the last 30 years.  It is the same mechanism our ancestors used to fight slavery as massa always thought we were so happy and jovial.  No we were strategizing toward FREEDOM to throw massa off and distract him from what we were REALLY doing.    And guess what?  It worked. So yall.  Let's lighten up a bit.  Just a bit.  Cuz laugher makes the MIND think clearly where we must go from here while giving us the strength and courage to continue to fight this ongoing battle against the same enemies of racism/exclusion/caste system of yesteryear and thousands year old slavery.  Laughter is our secret weapon to rejuvenate.   It's a tool we must always have.  

BTW:  It's taken me at least two decades...to really LOL.   Cuz for me?  Nothing....I mean NOTHING was ever funny until I learned the significant of laughter.  It taught me  to be humble with a light heart-that's empowering....and laughter does just that..it really does.   Cuz the bottom line?  This war against us isn't over and will continue.  So we might as well laugh.  This is one of  the skill set methods left from our ancestors.  It is basic but very extremely over the top...powerful.  Just sayin.   But!  

  Girl.....I'm not sure.  A colleague emailed it to me.  And it tickled my funny bone cuz it reminded me of my Grandma.  You had to be careful asking her anything...cuz she would tell the raw truth if you liked or not!  I gotta real hoot outta this and realized at that moment how important LAUGHTER is.  As why I wanted to share it with my AA.org family.  We need to mix it up a bit.  Too much shyte going on to make us blow our tops.  So we definitely need a comic relief every now and then. Glad you enjoyed it.  I certainly did. 

BTW: I gon  try to include some quotes and other things to ponder about to cut all this bad karma going on around us these days....cuz we're only human and can take just so much.  We have to have a balance.  Otherwise....  But!

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