A DEA officer stops at a ranch in Montana, and talks with an old rancher.
He tells the rancher, 'I need to inspect your ranch for illegally grown
The old rancher says, 'Okay, but do not go in that field over there' as he
points out the location.
The DEA officer verbally explodes saying, 'Mister, I have the authority of
the Federal Government with me.' Reaching into his rear pants pocket, he
removes his badge and proudly displays it to the farmer.
'See this badge? This badge means I am allowed to go wherever I wish...on
any land. No questions asked or answers given. Have I made myself clear? Do you understand?'
The old rancher nods politely, apologizes, and goes about his chores.
A short time later, the old rancher hears loud screams and sees the DEA
officer running for his life. chased close behind by the rancher's prize
bull. With every step the bull is gaining ground on the officer, and it
seems likely that he'll get gored before he reaches safety. The officer is
The old rancher throws down his tools, runs to the fence and yells at the
top of his lungs.....'Your badge...Show him your badge !!!