All in the Family featured the curmudgeonly Archie Bunker. Archie was television’s most famous grouch, blunt, blustering, straightforward and untouched by the PC crowd. He was the archetype of the conservative male. Michael desprately tried to reeducate him, but he persisted in his breviloquence.



Looking back at the last 40 years, we realize: ARCHIE WAS RIGHT!

6/11/2016

Cowboy Style

Yes Virginia, cowboys are that awesome.

Rancher on horseback lassoes would-be bike bandit in Walmart parking lot
An attempted bicycle theft in a Walmart parking lot was foiled by a cattle rancher on horseback, who chased the thief down and lassoed him until the local police in southern Oregon could arrive.
The bicycle was stolen from a bike rack outside a Walmart in Eagle Point, a town about 170 miles south of Eugene, Oregon, at around 10amon Friday morning. The woman who owned the bike and several others gave chase on foot but were unable to catch him.
Then a rancher named Robert Borba brought his horse out of its trailer, mounted up and chased the thief down, according to Chris Adams, an officer with the Eagle Point police who responded to the 911 call about the theft. 
When the thief dismounted and tried to flee on foot, Stepp watched as the cowboy lassoed him by the ankle. The thief then grabbed a tree and held on to it until the police arrived. “Best day of my life,” Stepp said.
It's time to bring back the cowboy.

4 comments:

  1. Yes Virginia, cowboys are that awesome.

    FTFY. (This did not happen in Virginia)

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  2. I thought this happened in Texas, but I will totally settle for Southern Oregon. Yes indeedy, our cowboys are that awesome. I saw the photos this morning and I was very impressed with this young man and his roping skills. Seeing the malcontent laying on the ground with the rope still attached gave me goose bumps of pride.

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  3. Anonymous5:33 PM

    Where have all the cowboys gone?

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  4. You could be eligible to get a $500 Walmart Gift Card.

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