[Ed. Note: In a country with over 300 million people, you need to accept that each and every day, somebody is going to do something outrageously idiotic. I’m old enough to remember a time when it wasn’t newsworthy, or worth talking about each and every time it happened.]
by Michael Snyder
End of the American Dream
Did you ever imagine that you would see the day when police are being called out to protect trucks that are unloading shipments of toilet paper? Well, in California this is actually happening. At the Costco in Santa Maria, California police were seen guarding a truck as it unloaded a shipment of toilet paper on Saturday. Thanks to the tremendous fear that the coronavirus pandemic is creating, toilet paper has become one of the hottest commodities in America all of a sudden. Many retailers have already started to limit the amount of toilet paper that each customer can purchase, and shortages are becoming increasingly common.
So what should you do if you run out of toilet paper and can’t get anymore?
Well, apparently some people in Oregon have been calling 9-1-1 to voice their concerns. The Newport Oregon Police Department posted the following message on their Facebook page two days ago…