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John Rocker, 'Double Standard?' Calvin Hockley hock Below is a message posted by hrwhite, "cutter and paster extrodinaire".

Kindly explain the differences between what is expressed here, under the guise of humor, and the stuff that Rocker bantered about, excepting the fact that he is a public figure and "hrwhite" has no media value.

Looks like some "double standards" to me.

Topic: Arkansas (1 of 13), Read 87 times
Conf: Gripes & Political Debate
From: hrwhite
Date: Thursday, January 20, 2000 01:03 AM

Did you hear about the redneck who passed away and left his entire estate in trust for his
beloved widow? She can't touch it till she's fourteen.
What's the difference between a good ol' boy and a redneck? The good ol' boy raises livestock.
The redneck gets emotionally involved.
What's the most popular pick up line in Arkansas? Nice tooth!
Emily Sue passed away and Bubba called 911. The 911 operator told Bubba that she would send
someone out right away. "Where do you live?" asked the operator. Bubba replied, "At the end of
Eucalyptus Drive." The operator asked, "Can you spell that for me?" There was a long pause and
finally Bubba said, "How 'bout if I drag her over to Oak Street and you pick
her up there?"
How do you know when your staying in an Arkansas hotel? When you call the front desk and say
"I've gotta leak in my sink" and the person at the front desk says "go ahead."
How can you tell if a redneck is married? There is dried chewing tobacco on both sides of his
pickup truck.
Did you hear that they have raised the minimum drinking age in Arkansas to 32? It seems they
want to keep alcohol out of the high schools!
What do they call reruns of "Hee Haw" in Arkansas? A documentary.
What do they call it in Kentucky? "Life Styles of the Rich and Famous."
How many rednecks does it take eat a 'possum? Two. One to eat, and one to watch out for
Why did God invent armadillos? So that rednecks can have 'possum on the halfshell.'
Where was the toothbrush invented? Arkansas. If it was invented anywhere else it have been
called a teethbrush.
Arkansas State trooper pulls over a pickup truck on I-40. He says to the driver, "Got any ID?"
The driver says, "Bout what?"
Did you hear about the $3,000,000 Arkansas State Lottery? The winner gets $3 a year for a
million years.
Why did O. J. Simpson want to move to Arkansas? Everyone has the same DNA.
Did you hear that the governor's mansion in Little Rock, Arkansas burned down? Yep. Pert' near
took out the whole trailer park.
A new law recently passed in Arkansas: When a couple gets divorced, they're still brother and
What's the best thing to ever come out of Arkansas? I-40.
Two Arkansans are walking down different ends of a street toward each other, and one is
carrying a sack. When they meet, one says, "Hey Tommy Ray, what'cha got in th' bag?" "Jus' some
chickens." "If I guesses how many they are, can I have one?" "Shoot, ya guesses right and I'll give
you both of them." "OK. Ummmmm . . . five?"
What do a divorce in Arkansas, a tornado in Kansas, and a hurricane in Florida have in common?
Somebody's fixin' to lose them a trailer.
An Arkansan came home and found his house on fire, rushed next door, telephoned the fire
department and shouted, "Hurry over here. My house is on fire!" "OK," replied the fireman, "how
do we get there?" "Say, don't you still have those big red trucks?"
Why do folks in Arkansas go to the movie theater in groups of 18 or more? 'Cuz 17 and under not
What do you get when you have 32 Arkansasians in the same room? A full set of teeth.

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