The Big Game

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The tension was high in the dimly lit room. Upon entering, the man oriented himself and quickly spied a card game underway. All faces were deeply serious as three men and a dog played their hands. The dog was playing with extraordinary skill.

"That is a really smart dog," the man commented.

"Aw, he's not that smart," said one of the players. "Every time he gets a good hand he wags his tail ..."

---------------A Final Thought ...

"There is nothing more agreeable in life than to make peace with the Establishment--and nothing more corrupting."

- A. J. P. Taylor (190690), British historian