Marshall High School
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There ought to be one day ~ just one ~ when there is open season on Congressmen.
We'd all like to vote for the best man, but he's never a candidate.
Why pay money to have your family tree traced; go into politics & your opponents will do it for you. ~ Author Unknown ~
Politics is supposed to be the second-oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first. ~ Ronald Reagan ~
If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates.
The problem with political jokes is they get elected.
We hang the petty thieves & appoint the great ones to public office. ~ Aesop ~
If we got one-tenth of what was promised to us in these State of the Union speeches, there wouldn't be any inducement to go to heaven. ~ Will Rogers ~
Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river.
When I was a boy, I was told that anybody could become President. I'm beginning to believe it.
Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out & buy some more tunnel.
Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor & campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other.
I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will stop telling lies about us, I will stop telling the truth about them. ~ Adlai Stevenson ~
I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.
A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country. ~ Tex Guinan ~
Good Hallowe'en songs, professionally recorded but the
Dancing with the Scars
Keep scrolling down for some songs &
lyrics from the 50s & 60s.
TOBY AND THE SECRET CODE
Una Belle's latest children's book is about
the WWI Oklahoma Choctaw Indian code
talkers who contributed so much to the
The book will be out in about a month. It
can be pre-ordered from the publisher
(click on the picture above for a link).
If you'd like to read more about the Oklahoma Choctaw
code talkers, here's a link to an Oklahoma History
page. Click on the following picture:
This would make a wonderful Christmas gift for a granchild!
Una Belle & author friend having a signing day in their
local library. Children's literature featured ~ great
books for g'children gifts! 6/16
Wm. B. Travis Choir 1958
Thanks, Pat Bailey
Sweet memories ~
Songs from the 50s & 60s WITH LYRICS. There's
even some Karaoke.
Go ahead ~ sing your little heart out ~
In case you weren't
feeling old enough
today, each year the
staff at Beloit College
in WI puts together a
list to give the faculty a sense of the mindset of
this year's incoming
freshmen. Here's this year's list:
1. The incoming freshmen were born in 1998.
2. They are too young to remember the space shuttle blowing up.
3. Their lifetime has always included AIDS.
4. Bottle caps have always been screw off & plastic.
5. They have always had an answering machine.
6. They have always had cable.
7. They cannot fathom not having a remote control.
Now I know what our parents thought about our generation....
Lyrics & songs from the 50s & 60s
Surviving the Good Old Days (Click pic)
Mostly songs from the 50s, but since our class spans the 50s & 60s,
these might be fun to listen to.
The Irony of Aging