Friday, August 20, 2010

Silver, Gold, & Lead

This news story about Mel Fisher's stolen gold this morning reminded me of two things:

(1) John Wayne, confronting and shooting a cattle rustler in the movie Chisum (1970):

Bandito: Did you bring any gold? 
John Wayne: Nope! 
Bandito: Did you bring any silver? 
John Wayne: Nope, just lead!

and (2)  My father, who met Mel Fisher:


  1. Context of the joke was fears that anti-gun forces were threatening to curtail ammunition sales.