"It is now highly feasible to take care of everybody on Earth at a higher standard of living than any have ever known. It no longer has to be you or me. Selfishness is unnecessary. War is obsolete. It is a matter of converting our high technology from WEAPONRY to LIVINGRY."
- Buckminster Fuller (h/t Suzy Waldman)

Friday, March 11, 2011

Texas Branding

Texas Branding (*)

Making Doom Look Cool.



(*) Who do you think came up with the idea of branding in the first place, honey?

3 comments:

dhogaza said...

Livestock branding came with the Spanish, and vacquero style of branding pre-dates the US, much less the Lone Star Republic, not to mention the bastardized spelling "buckeroo" :)

David B. Benson said...

Posting this for its warning sign [not applicable in Texas, mostly]:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/11/tsunami-relief-gop-budget-cuts_n_834479.html

Michael Tobis said...

Is that what a buckeroo is? I'll be damned.

Yes of course the brandin arn got picked up from the vaqueros, but the concept of brandin everthang in sight is Tixen as borby que briskit.

As you kin plinely see firm ar mergincy vee hickles.