Three Lessons Children Can Learn From The Government Shutdown

Government Shutdown

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Clowns to the left of me,

Jokers to the right, here I am,

Stuck in the middle with you.

Stealers Wheel

That about describes are politicians these days and the resulting government shutdown. Wouldn’t you agree?

You may consider yourself right wing. You may consider yourself left wing. Yet, ultimately, government shutdown or not we are all stuck in the middle together.

You get that. I get that. Why the hell don’t our politicians get that?

I have strong political views. Don’t believe me? Ask my dad blogger pals Dennis D. (Dennis’ Blog) and Tom B. (Tom’s Blog) Anyway, I decided a while back that this was not the forum where I wanted to express them.

So, I will look at this government shutdown as an opportunity to teach children what not to do. Seriously, maybe we should make every politician reread Robert Fulghum’s All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

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