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Old 08-17-2007, 04:39 PM   #21
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That question is similar to - Would I rather live in Texas or in Hell. :confused:
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Old 08-17-2007, 05:45 PM   #22
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I believe the answer is to rent Texas and live in Hell

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Old 08-18-2007, 01:06 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by REWahoo View Post
Hey! That's my line!

Yeah. But I modified it slightly.

A great line is worth repeating.
Pigs get fat, hogs get slaughtered. That's my story and I am sticking to it.
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Old 08-19-2007, 06:20 AM   #24
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Remeber Mel Brooks in Blazing saddles?

GOV on the back of his tuxedo jacket in his office.

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Old 08-20-2007, 03:57 PM   #25
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Senator. No rationale........just the first answer that popped in my head.
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Senator vs. Governor?
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Senator vs. Governor?

If I wanted to have tangible accomplishments, then I would say governor, because they are executives of state gov'ts and are required to 'do things'.
U.S Senators may have better pensions, there are no term limits, and they have the aura of importance whether they do something or not.
Senators have 'sanctuary' because they are only 1 of 100, and run for re-election only every 6 years.

But, I'd rather be the executive.
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Old 06-05-2008, 06:10 PM   #27
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A US senator is a good place to retire on the job, as many senators (and their constituents) have discovered. Plus nice salary, all kinds of opportunities for graft and corruption not to mention those attractive sexual peccadillos that they so often fall into. Wow, what a job!

Since we are retiring types, this would seem to be an excellent fit.

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Old 06-06-2008, 06:22 AM   #28
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Senator. Even though I believe I am a tid bit to ethical for the position.
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Old 06-06-2008, 06:34 AM   #29
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Which one pays the larger kick backs?
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Old 06-06-2008, 08:14 AM   #30
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Of course... President Governor of the Great Nation State of TEXAS...

The governor does not have as much power as the Lt. Governor.... but I think it would be a more rewarding job than Senator....

And I would not have to listen to Byrd

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