In This Installment (05.12.2003):
BURT JOHNSON: UNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE, DIRECTOR OF PRESIDENTIAL SECURITY
Burt Johnson: Good evening, I'm Burt Johnson. As Commanding Officer for all Presidential and Vice Presidential
Secret Service details, I'm personally responsible for guaranteeing the safety of the two most powerful and morally
exceptional people on Earth. My duties also extend to protecting the immediate Bush and Cheney families, as well as
ensuring order on the White House grounds.
Tonight, I have been asked to participate in this Internet Q&A pertaining to Executive Branch security.
Of course, all answers are CLASSIFIED and TOP SECRET. You go repeating them, and I'll put you down pronto. I've done it
before, too – once took out this shifty lard-bag S.O.B. with a single melon-shattering headshot. Turned out he was just a lost tourist.
But hey, you never know. NEVER!
On that note, let's get rolling here.
Sal, from Newark NJ writes:
Yo! I just wanted to say that you guys are the bomb! Like that movie with Clint where he's one of you and
totally whoops major ass. Is it true your cars are like little James Bond tanks with tons of cool gadgets and stuff? Like
what kind of guns do you carry?
Sorry, can't disclose that information. But if we did carry weapons, which we may or may not, just trust that we
are noble patriots who are armed to the teeth. We could have bulletproof briefcases with concealed MAC-10s in
them. We could have two 9mm's strapped under each arm, a locked and loaded TEC-9 down each trouser leg,
and even a couple semi-automatic .22 snub-noses velcroed up behind our nutsacks – right there on the man taint.
And Boy Howdy, somebody makes a move on POTUS – hell, even on one of his yappy-assed retard dogs – and it's the Iraqi
Highway of Death all over again – charred ragheads dead on their knees holding piles of ashes that were once
their own stinking guts. I was there! I was in the S-H-I-T! TRY ME AND YOU WILL SEE!
Margaret, from Cleveland OH writes:
You Secret Service gentlemen certainly are patriotic, and handsome, and for the most part, pure-blooded Caucasian
stallions! Are any of you single?
Ma'am, I don't mean any undue disrespect, especially to an expendable civilian such as yourself – but each
Secret Service agent is a dedicated automaton whose sole purpose is to protect the President and Vice President of the
United States. Were we to actually release any of our evildoer-smiting seed, our sharp concentration and psychotically
violent reflexes might be compromised. And then: Enter the Dragon... of Armageddon. Dig?
Sure, I rutted with a South American whore once during a secret mission where I was dispensing aide to cocaine-trafficking
Marxist rebels in the form of white-hot, larynx-imploding bullets. Afterwards though, I was so loony with post-coital
nausea that I mistook a gaggle of crippled grandmothers approaching on foot from the North for a heavily-armed squadron of low-flying
MIG-17's. I wasted a lot of good Napalm that day, and for that I blame the whore. And by whore, I mean women in general.
Tyrell, from Greensboro NC writes:
I am 13 and live in a poor neighbor and my dad just got laid off for the second time. Can the Secret Service come down and
protect us from starving to death?
HO! HO! HO! Of course we can't and won't, as you're just a regular old American of suspect heritage, race, and financial
standing. But son, let me tell you that the President is there for you, as he is a One Man Secret Service – protecting
Americans from themselves with a $550 Billion dollar tax cut. This important and necessary
tax cut, although not immediate relief for formerly working class trash like your daddy, will nonetheless fatten the noble
coffers of the corporate elite, who have every intention of thinking about maybe someday at least talking about helping
out so-called people like you instead of stuffing their jockstraps full of Fabergé eggs.
In the meantime, think about joining the Marines. You can get paid to travel, have madcap adventures with your best
buddy's severed femoral artery, and did I mention – earn phat cash. Hell, in twenty years or so, you could grow up to be
Jane, from Albuquerque NM writes:
Threatening the President is a Federal crime, or so I've been told. Is this true?
Yes. We are required by law to investigate all threats made about the President, and if the threat appears genuine, to terminate
the offender with extreme prejudice. We are famous for showing up at your house for stuff like that one time at Frank's party
when you said that thing you shouldn't have said about you-know-who. You hear me, Jane from Albuquerque? Catch my drift, bitch?
We're also expanding the definition of threat. Current definitions of threat include: not saving the President's speeches on
TiVO; protesting; satirizing; tell-all books by cheap bleach-blonde ex-sisters-in-law; environmentalism, and generally
subverting the GOP agenda – even if only at the water cooler.
Eddie, from San Francisco CA writes:
Why don't you guys wear "SS" emblems on your lapels? There's good precedent for it, you know.
I don't think I quite understand your question, sir. "SS?" As in the "Secret Service?"
You better check yourself, mister. If I get wind that this is some fancy liberal insinuation, I will personally crack your
leg in half, drink your marrow, then stab out your mascara-encrusted San Fransissyco eyes with your own splintered femur bone!
I've done it before, and that Somalian brat deserved it too, puking up that Snickers bar – like he was SO HUNGRY
he couldn't hold down chocolate, caramel, peanuts and creamy nougat. Little bastard didn't seem to have any problem
keeping down fistfuls of blowflies!
Evan Williams, from Charlottesville VA writes:
Mr. Johnson, how close does a crazed Arabiac have to be to White House grounds before policy dictates that you can and
must exercise your power to send him/her to Allah (in the interest of national security, of course)?
While it technically depends on when I first get a solid visual on said Arabiac in the sites of my rooftop 25MM Gatling canon, 1.4 miles
is generally as close as one of those crazy ragheads can get. It's pretty much the same as liquefying civilian-impersonating
Talibanese from the skids of a Black Hawk chopper.
On a related note, you know, brains is a lot like egg yolk. And when one of those canon rounds hits you upstairs, your top will pop
and FLING – yolk's flying everywhere! Only it isn't yellow. And it's more like oatmeal.
Yvonne, from Vancouver, Canuckistan writes:
Burt, you really make that suit, tie & lapel pin go off. But that's not really a question. My question is this: Can we
expect more Presidential speeches using aircraft carriers as props?
The aircraft carrier was not a prop – it was a legitimate military destination in which to hammer home the essential fact
that only George W. Bush can save America from the A-rab hordes.
You know, back in Panama, shit went down, and where were you when it was just me, a fully-loaded M60, and fifty unarmed soldiers
trapped in an alley? Where were you when I kissed them lovingly with 500 rounds of American lead? Oh that's right – you were in
pansy Canada, taking it up the ass from a moose!
Alright, I've had about as much of this as I can take. Me and my boys is busy. The twins just finished exams and have a full
So thank you, and good night.
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