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Ron Paul Can't do it

It Couldn't Be Done,
by Edgar Guest

Somebody said that it couldn't be done,
But he with a chuckle replied
That "maybe it couldn't," but he would be one
Who wouldn't say so till he'd tried.
So he buckled right in with the trace of a grin
On his face. If he worried he hid it.
He started to sing as he tackled the thing
That couldn't be done, and he did it.

Somebody scoffed: "Oh, you'll never do that;
At least no one ever has done it";
But he took off his coat and he took off his hat,
And the first thing we knew he'd begun it.
With a lift of his chin and a bit of a grin,
Without any doubting or quiddit,
He started to sing as he tackled the thing
That couldn't be done, and he did it.

There are thousands to tell you it cannot be done,
There are thousands to prophesy failure;
There are thousands to point out to you, one by one,
The dangers that wait to assail you.
But just buckle in with a bit of a grin,
Just take off your coat and go to it;
Just start to sing as you tackle the thing
That "cannot be done," and you'll do it

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SUCCESS is all that really matters.

Flatlines don't turn me on, dips are worse. We all have plenty of time to flatline, if you know what I mean.

Just one last kick in the nuts, then a final deathblow



"Jesus answered them: 'Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is a slave to sin. The slave does not remain in the house forever; the son remains forever. So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.'" (John 8:34-36)

Deliciously sardonic

to a fault.

You had me from line one on...

"The problem is not those in power, the problem is right between your ears." ~Larken Rose


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Cyril's picture

Correct, it's never a good idea

Correct, it's never a good idea to underestimate the underdogs.

Eventually, they always prove the intelligentsia and the planners were wrong.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.


"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

scawarren's picture

I've not seen that in years,

I've not seen that in years, thanks!

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.
e.e. cummings




My Dad used to recite that.
RIP Pops.


Ron Paul
Not for influence
Not for the movement
Not for the platform
For justice
For liberty
For peace


"Believe half of what you see, and none of what you hear." - Benjamin Franklin

You nailed it :)