Texas Beer Joint

Discussion in 'Jokes' started by eman, Mar 10, 2012.

  1. eman

    eman Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member

    TEXAS BEER JOINT SUES LOCAL CHURCH OVER LIGHTNING STRIKE!

    A bar called Drummond's (in Mt Vernon, Texas) began construction on an expansion of their building, hoping to "grow" their business.

    In response, the local Southern Baptist Church started a campaign to block the bar from expanding - petitions, prayers, etc.

    About a week before the bar's grand re-opening, a bolt of lightning struck the bar and burned it to the ground!

    Afterward, the church folks were rather smug - bragging about "the power of prayer".

    The angry bar owner eventually sued the church on grounds that the church... "Was ultimately responsible for the demise of his building, through direct actions or indirect means."

    Of course, the church vehemently denied all responsibility or any connection to the building's demise.

    The judge read carefully through the plaintiff's complaint and the defendant's reply.

    He then opened the hearing by saying:

    "I don't know how I'm going to decide this, but it appears from the paperwork that what we have here is a bar owner who now believes in the power of prayer, and an entire church congregation that does not."

    True story!!
     
  2. pops6927

    pops6927 Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    You just can't make these things up, lol!  Amazing!
     
  3. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Some folks just want things both ways! Hypocrites!...JJ
     
  4. africanmeat

    africanmeat Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    love it
     
  5. bwsmith_2000

    bwsmith_2000 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Good story! I think the judge must be a wise man ..... a real turnaround for both parties.
     
  6. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    That is just too funny 
     

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