- From: "John in Mass" <john5240@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2007 20:56:06 GMT
"Hacienda de Ville" <concertgrands@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
Subject: The Detroit Tigers
A Detroit Tigers scout flies to Baghdad to watch
a young Iraqi play baseball and is suitably
impressed and arranges for him to come over to the
states.Two weeks later the Tigers are in a close
game with the Indians. The manager gives the young
Iraqi reliever the nod and on he goes.
The kid is a sensation, he strikes out everyone he
faces for the rest of the game and wins it for the
Tigers! The fans are delighted, the players and
coaches are delighted and the media loves the new
When the player comes off the field he phones his
mom to tell her about his first day in the Majors.
"Hello mum, guess what?" he says in an Iraqi
accent. "I played for three innings today, I was
called from the bullpen with the bases loaded but I
struck out everyone I faced , and we won. Everybody
loves me, the fans, the media, they all love me."
" Wonderful," says his mom, "Let me tell you about
my day. Your father got shot in the street and
robbed, your sister and I were ambushed, gang raped
and beaten and your brother has joined a gang of
looters, and all while you were having such a great
The young lad is very upset, "What can I say mum,
but I'm so sorry."
"Sorry?!!! Sorry?!!!" says his mom, "It's your
damn fault we moved to Detroit in the first place!"
I'm not surprised. Detroit is the most dangerous city in the country.
Washington DC is maybe #2 and they have the most restrictive gun laws in the
country. Must be like Detroit. Something is seriously wrong with the
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