Government May be in Trouble
Here’s one of those
probable bits of creative writing that just get passed along… likely because it
justifies once again, our suspicions that some of our elected officials just have to be
cruising through life more than a few French fries shy of a Happy Meal.
I have been a
Travel Agent for thirty years in
I had a New
Hampshire Congresswoman ask for an aisle seat so that her hair wouldn’t get
messed up by being near the window.
I got a call from a
candidate’s staffer, who wanted to go to
Without trying to
make her look like the stupid one, I calmly explained, “
Her response… (click).
A senior Vermont
Congressman called, furious about a
He replied, “Don’t
lie to me. I looked on the map, and
I got a call from a
lawmaker's wife who asked, "Is it possible to see
She said, "But they look so close on the map."
An aide for a Bush cabinet member once called and asked if he could rent a car in
An Illinois Congresswoman called last week. She needed to know how it was possible that her flight from
She replied, "Well, when I checked in with the airline, they put a tag on my luggage that said (FAT), and I'm overweight. I think that is very rude!"
After putting her on hold for a minute while I 'looked into it' (I was actually laughing) I came back and explained the city code for Fresno, CA is (FAT), and that the airline was just putting a destination tag on her luggage.
A Senator's aide called to inquire about a trip package to
I just got off the phone with a freshman Congressman who asked, "How do I know which plane to get on?" I asked him what exactly he meant, to which he replied, "I was told my flight number is 823, but none of these darn planes have numbers on them."
A lady Senator called and said, "I need to fly to
A senior Senator called and had a question about the documents he needed in order to fly to
When I told him this he said, "Look, I've been to
A New Mexico Congresswoman called to make reservations, "I want to go from
"Yes, what flights do you have?" replied the lady.
After some searching, the agent came back with, "I'm sorry, ma'am, I've looked up every airport code in the country and can't find a Rhino anywhere."
The lady retorted, "Oh, don't be silly! Everyone knows where it is. Check your map!"
The agent scoured a map of the state of
"That's it! I knew it was a big animal," she said.
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