Quick Thought 53 – Political Promises

By December 13, 2019Politics, Quick Thought
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This is Intentionally Vicarious… I’m Todd Youngblood… And I was just sitting here at my desk pondering aimlessly… And my poor brain again wandered back to all the antics of our politicians.

They all endlessly deliver an endless litany of wonderful things they’ll do for us if only we’ll endlessly send them money and endlessly vote for them and their team. It never changes. Even in the face of historical facts that prove only a minute fraction of political promises ever come even close to fruition. But they keep on promising, and we keep on hoping at least a few positive things will happen.

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Ughhhhh….. Thankfully, I keep a file filled with famous quotations. Usually I can find one that will snap me out of a sick-of-politicians frame of mind. Like this one from Will Rogers…

“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.”

Yep. I do feel better.

Think about it…

 


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