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The Kids Say it Best!
« on: December 19, 2007, 06:21:41 PM »


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The Week of:  December 17, 2007
The Kids Say it Best!
In just a few weeks the gavel will fall and start another session in the Missouri Legislature.  When session starts it will also be the return of a more regular article from me, of course talking about the serious issues we face in Missouri and what we are trying to do about them.  However, I thought this might be a good time to lighten things up just a little before that time comes. While working in the office this week I ran across a paper that I had forgotten about having.  It is full of one-liners that were taken from elementary school essays on politics in the U.S.  I wish I could give credit to the person that put this together but I donít have that information.  I think you will enjoy these.  Here we go with some of the best onesÖ.
  • It is possible to get the majority of electoral votes without getting the majority of popular votes.  Anyone who can ever understand how this works gets to be president.
  • The president has the power to appoint and disappoint the members of his cabinet.
  • The campaign is when the candidate tells what he stands for and the election is when the votes tell if they can stand for his being elected.
  • Some of our presidents never did much else and are famous only because they became president.
  • In January, the president makes his Inaugural Address after he has been sworn at.
  • The nominees are usually called candidates or campaigners although I have heard them called other things.
  • A split ticket is when you donít like any of them on the ticket so you tear it up.
  • When they talk about the most promising presidential candidate, they mean the one who can think of the most things to promise.
  • Political strategy is when you donít let people know you have run out of ideas and keep shouting anyway.
  • We are learning how to make our election results known quicker and quicker.  It is our campaigns we are having trouble getting any shorter.
  • Campaigns give us a great deal of happiness by their finally ending.
I hope you enjoyed some of these as much as I did.  I will be getting back to the serious issues at hand in just a few weeks as we prepare to return to session.  I hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas and the most prosperous New Year ever. Please let me know if there is anything I can do.  My office number is (573) 751-1446, my e-mail is and you can also contact me through my website at
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