Sign of Things to Come?

. Sunday, May 3

It was only a matter of time before something like this started happening. For some, there isn't much choice. Already.

Two men in upstate NY were arrested for stealing a calf from a nearby farm where they were camping. 21 and 18 years old, the two were unemployed and hungry.

They shot the calf with arrows, gutted it, sliced off steaks and roasted them over a fire. They were arrested and put in jail.

The article weakly presents the incident as a prank of two young guys camping, then stealing a calf just to enjoy the steaks.

But what if the two unemployed men were actually living in the tent, not camping, and hadn't had anything to eat for many days? Jail doesn't seem like all that bad of a place to be right now, especially since the nights in upstate NY are still quite cold. Three meals a day and a warm bed.

Perhaps we'll see more incidents like this in the days and months ahead.


Rebecca said...

In my honest opinion, killing an entire calf was a bit extreme. A couple of rabbits or squirrels would have feed them both without the waste.

"Three meals a day and a warm bed" plus an attitude adjustment may do them good.

Theresa Komor said...

Yes, it was extreme - to you and the rest of the people out there that know about such things. But, based on that guy's haircut, a stupid looking mohawk, he can only be a city-slicker with no inkling whatsoever about killing only what you need and not wasting an ounce of it.

I really do think we'll be seeing more of this sort of thing, and soon.

Alex said...

I'm a big proponent of how you present yourself says a lot. This dude probably thought he was a Mohawk!