Framing the Dialogue

Posts Tagged ‘term limits’

Taking Care of…Himself

Many times as I read an article I find a few sentences that capture the essence of the piece. In “Phrase-e-ology” I’ll post some thought followed by key phrases. As always I’ll have a link (in blue) to the original article.

I read this morning about the pending retirement of Camille “Bud” George from the Pennsylvania legislature at the ripe old age of 84 and after 19 House terms!  So that is nearly forty years that Mr. George has been looking out for the “people” or at least that is how it is being characterized;

Broke

Before I get into the meat of Glenn Beck’s latest book (although I think he has since released another) I would like to thank him for the quality of the books that he releases.  Forgetting the message for a moment, Beck’s books are printed in a quality unsurpassed by others. 

The Law of Unintended Consequences

The events surrounding the AIG bailouts, fallouts and now hearings made me think of an episode of the animated series The Simpsons.  You will have to give me a little leeway to develop this concept.

The episode (Bart the Mother – 1998) featured a storyline where Bart accidentally killed a robin only to find the abandoned nest full of eggs.  He becomes obsessed with hatching and raising the birds.  When the eggs hatch, he is surprised that the young are not robins, but an invasive lizard species that replaces bird eggs with its own eggs.