Laura

DON’T YOU?


Notice of absence from Laura
I’ll be absent for a while due to some health issues. Thank you.

Championing a cause is admirable.

Arm yourself with the facts 

Before initiating the debate

And espousing to one and all

That YOU are the know it all.

You don't want your cause to be a bust 

So being responsible is a must.

 


           You do want it to be memorable—

           DON'T YOU?

 

Comments9

  • Michael Edwards

    Spot on Laura. There are too many 'bull in a china shop' tactics employed without reasoned discussion and respect for others. Thankfully here in the UK we've now got a reasoned calm and measured opposition leader - just hope he will live up to the promise.

  • Neville

    eloquently espoused & perfectly penned..

  • orchidee

    Erm, yes, it helps if we know what we're talking about - if we 'know our subject'. How can anyone else know what we're on about, if we don't know ourselves! lol.
    Bit like - it helps to plug in the television to get a picture on the screen. Oh, and put the 'ON' switch, erm, on too!

  • The Uneducated O.A.P

    Great words, but I fear we will never see the end of the rent a mob brigade, I agree with the talented Mr Edwards, but I wouldn't hold your breath on MPs living up to their promises,. Stay Happy, Bill

  • ANGELA & BRIAN

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  • Accidental Poet

    Excellently put Laura. Case in point: a certain leader of a certain country (my own), and all he cares about is making himself out as God's gift to the world. Personally, I don't think he would be God's gift to the world. God is the exact opposite of him.

    Hope you've been well Laura.

  • Unsub

    Laura,

    this is cleverer than you realise!...like me! LOL!

    Unsub.

    • Laura

      Clever indeed!

      As you know, I don’t write much; but after reading one of the comments made on this site, I had to do something. The constant preachings, inconsistencies, non fact checking, and arrogance of the ‘know it alls’ that contribute to this site spurred me on to write DON’T YOU?

      To quote Howard Beale:
      “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore!”


    • Suresh

      YES!!!!!

      But it's difficult to overlook absurdity.

    • Neville



      these words are still applicable ... unfortunately, they are timeless ..
      ... and that, sadly is a compliment ...



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