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There's so many shortages
we don't know what to do
we're outa gas and coffee beans
and outa money, too.
The congress hasn't been much help
and peanuts just won't do,
so Jimmy please be good for us,
and we'll be good for you!
Well my car's a little bit
extravegant, I know,
it's got an air conditioner
and 440 makes it go!
And every time I step on it
it pours the gas right through
and congress doesn't like my car,
but they drive guzzlers, too!
Well Jimmy Carter's leading us from desperation
and he's trying to save the family car
but the road hog is a gasser
and the gas ain't no cheaper
at the rate we're goin, we won't go far!
This was writ in 1980 I think, when our gas shortages began, the day Las Vegas went dark. Really. I think when time does its thing, as time always does, that Jimmy Carter will be widely recognized for the genius and greatness he is and deserves. Jimmy Carter is one reason that we write and sing songs like GOD BLESS AMERICA. Definitely a people's President and I personally think one of the greatest men to ever walk the planet.
I do not often write politics, and you know what, Jimmy did save the family car. Really.

Fort Knox, KY

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The following comments are for "Jimmy Carter & The Family Car"
by veebdosa

Would you like my Peanuts?
I like this poem and the P.S. even more. I feel sorry for this guy because he can look so sad sometimes. My grandfather has the same when he's disappointed with his offspring. Same generation maybe? He's not one to opine over your silly choices or lapses in judgment. He just stands there silent, trying not to show you his broken heart though it's written all over his face.

( Posted by: thetesticularprancer [Member] On: October 13, 2010 )

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