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Cowboy advice

Posted by Baceseras on June 18, 2010 at 19:23

In Reply to: Cowboy advice posted by ESC on June 18, 2010 at 11:58:

: From BP blunder -- Congressman Barton, here is some cowboy advice. "Never miss a chance to shut up."

: Texas Rep. Joe Barton had apologized to BP for the $20 billion escrow account set up address loss claims in connection with the 2010 oil spill. The account "amounts to a shakedown. So I apologize."

{Coach Sam, that is, Sam Rutigliano, former coach of the Cleveland Browns, has often cited this as good advice he got from his father: "If you ever have the opportunity to keep your mouth shut, take it." He published an autobiography, _Pressure_, in 1988. He also said, "I grew up in New York City. First time I saw a golf course I thought it was a cemetery." - B.]