Many of our
presidents are remembered for the insightful and inspiring words they
With that in mind, I offer this little ditty / history lesson:
“Liberty, when it begins to take
root, is a plant of rapid growth.”
"Better to remain silent and be
thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt."
"Speak softly and carry a big
|Franklin Delano Roosevelt:
"The only thing we have to fear
is fear itself."
|John F. Kennedy:
"...ask not what your country can
do for you - ask what you can do for your country."
"We are of course a nation of
differences.Those differences don’t make us weak.They’re the source of
|William Jefferson Clinton:
"I experimented with marijuana a
time or two... I didn't inhale."
and the unforgettable, "I did not have sexual relations with that
|Words and Music by Tony Provencher - 2001
A Capella Vocal - Tony Provencher
I've always had trouble remembering names.
When I first heard the news
I was so confused.
I heard that our prez was with what-was-her-name;
That cute little skater?
With that old masterb... beguiler?
She was only fifteen, what a crime and a shame!
Now, I see you shake your head and say that I'm confused;
That is not the crime of which our president was accused!
No, Monica Lewinsky,
I mean, Tara Lipinski
Won an Olympic gold medal, an ice skating star!
But Tara Lipinski,
I mean, Monica Lewinsky
Won fame for what she did with the president's cigar!
She smoked it in a most peculiar way.
And told Linda Tripp how she'd been led astray.
Ken Starr, the old fogey,
He wanted that stogie;
He wanted to put Mr. Clinton in jail.
But Bill wasn't guilty
Of anything filthy;
He didn't really have sex, 'cause he didn't...