Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator (ludickid) wrote,
Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator

It's time for more...TASTEFUL SAN ANTONIO!

#1: There is a locally produced beer here, which is called "Alamo Ale"*. Strikingly original, I know. If you took away all the businesses in town with "Alamo" in their names you'd be left with Valero and a couple of florists. Anyway, there are ad posters all over downtown for Alamo Ale, featuring made-up quotes by famous historical figures about why you should drink it. Like, there's General Santa Ana saying "When visiting San Antonio, don't drink the water", which is just this side of being racist, but here's my favorite: it's allegedly a quote from Davy Crockett to troops at the battle of the Alamo: "We're gonna need a lot more beer." You know, because we're all going to be horribly murdered, and we wanna be nice and drunk when it happens.

#2: Parked near my office yesterday was a big SUV with a yellow ribbon magnet on the front reading "US Army Wife". So far, so good! But on the rear bumper was a sticker reading "HALF MY HEART IS IN IRAQ". Okay, that's a lovely sentiment and all, but..."half my heart is in Iraq"? I wonder if they hand out stickers at BAMC that read "HALF MY LIMBS ARE IN IRAQ"?

*: Yes, like on King of the Hill, but it's real.
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