Someone Take The Wheel
2.27.2004
  Ahem

The chairman of gun company Smith & Wesson has resigned after it was disclosed he'd spent 15 years in jail for armed robbery.

James Joseph Minder, 74, didn't disclose his past to the company when it elected him chairman in January because, he said, "Nobody asked".

Mr Minder spent 15 years in jail in the 1950s and 1960s for eight armed robberies and an attempted escape from prison. He was known for carrying a 16-gauge sawn-off shotgun.

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Smith & Wesson markets itself as "a partner to law enforcement since the late-1800s", and supplies guns to hundreds of police departments. It's renowned for the Magnum handgun favoured by film cop Dirty Harry.
 
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Rip out the table
we need room to move
in a life unstable
you're so easily amused
anywhere you hang
yourself is home
throw in a tape, fix the tone

The windows are dirty let's hope it rains
add another newspaper
something to do with my change
I see we're fighting again
In some fucking land
throw in another tape man

Someone take the wheel
and I don't know where we're going
anybody say what you feel
everybody's sad, but nobody's showing

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