Denny has a post of Ron's up about racism. I had an encounter this weekend. I will share.
I went to the local mom and pop grocery to buy some Lipton to make iced tea. As I get in line there is a lady her husband and her 12-13 year old son (that she had just "got back" according to her). The cashier tallies up her vittles and it came to like $42. She busts out the Lone Star Card swipes it, takes for gotdamned ever to enter her PIN number and then waits for the transaction to clear. Meanwhile her husband has loaded up the groceries in their truck and is sitting in it waiting.
So I am standing there ready to go when she realizes that she forgot something. She tells the guy behind the counter that she needed a carton of ciggaretes. My radar went off immediatly. A carton of smokes her in Texas is about $50. So she has to call her husband back in and ask him for some cash. He opens up his wallet and hands her three twenties. At that point I had to ask.
It went something like this.
ME: Why didn't you just pay for your groceries with the cash and buy two packs of smokes.
HER: Why don't you mind your business.
ME: Well, technically since you are using tax payer money to buy your groceries. It is my business.
HER: This is a Lone Star card not welfare. Only people on welfare get gubment (exactly how she pronounced it) money.
ME: Sorry, nevermind. I was under the impression that food stamps are welfare.
HER: Well you thought wrong!
ME: Ok, have a nice day.
After she collected her smokes and was out the door I could see her telling her husband what had just occured. He shot me a shitty look and they took off.
The cashier/owner looked at me and said "She has NO clue. That is what is wrong with our country, idiots like that can vote."
I agreed and replied "And procreate"
Stupid cracker bitch.