View Mobile Site

Scrapbook -- Oct. 13, 2010

Posted: October 12, 2010 1:50 p.m.
Updated: October 13, 2010 5:00 a.m.

Signs of the Times

 

        Is there a place along any highway where there are no election signs?  There are very few yards where there are no signs.  They say “vote for Mr. X!”  Or “Elect Ms. Y!”  Every day, it seems that there are more signs.  As we drove along the highway we saw a funny sight!    There were dozens of election signs in one place.  In the middle of the group was a different one.  It said “Yard Sale”.

 

        I’ve been looking for a place to hide.  No TV program is complete without political ads every ten minutes.  They say that the truth will come out.  But that never seems to happen until after Election Day.

 

        My telephone rings constantly.  Most of the calls these days are about the election.  They want to tell me who to vote for.  Or they want to know who I plan to vote for. 

 

        Are the signs telling the truth?  We hear that candidates have spent so much money.  Elections are expensive!  We used to say, “A chicken in every pot”.  It seems that elections run on money.  Maybe that’s what we need to make the economy recover.  We just need more elections.  Then everybody can have a job and we’ll all be rich!  It’s a yard sale, after all!

dcw

Word List: election,  political,  candidates,  expensive

Interested in viewing premium content?

A subscription is required before viewing this article and other premium content.

Already a registered member and have a subscription?

If you have already purchased a subscription, please log in to view the full article.

Are you registered, but do not have a subscription?

If you are a registed user and would like to purchase a subscription, log in to view a list of available subscriptions.

Interested in becoming a registered member and purchasing a subscription?

Join our community today by registering for a FREE account. Once you have registered for a FREE account, click SUBSCRIBE NOW to purchase access to premium content.

Membership Benefits

  • Instant access to creating Blogs, Photo Albums, and Event listings.
  • Email alerts with the latest news.
  • Access to commenting on articles.

Contents of this site are © Copyright 2014 Chronicle Independent All rights reserved. Privacy policy and Terms of service

Powered by
Morris Technology
Please wait ...