Georgia police declare war on okra


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We’re here to help you: Heavily armed police raided the home of a retired Atlanta citizen because a helicopter inspection — without a warrant — spotted some plants in his backyard that they thought were marijuana.

The plants were okra, a classic southern side dish.

And police wonder why many people today are suspicious of them. What the hell are they doing, flying over people’s homes and snooping into their backyards?

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2 comments

  • D K Rögnvald Williams

    Southern cops who cannot identify okra? Did someone spike their water cooler with LSD? Sheesh.

  • Robbie

    Well, weed and okra both are green and have leaves. What more do you need? 5 leaves, 7 leaves, “WHAT’s the DIFFERENCE?” Close nough for guvmint work, Ah says.

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