A Bit of Rhyme
Recent news articles in the Sun Herald and on WLOX report the displeasure of Supervisor Connie Rockco at a “poll” which accuses her of participating in a trip to New York at taxpayer’s expense. She has been trying to get greater accountability and reporting of travel expenses by the Harrison County Development Commission which is causing them to become political in her race and not on Connie’s behalf. Because I have known Connie for many a year and know her to be honest to the core.
I have written the following verses to express my opinions on the matter. I hope you get a chuckle out of them but please remember this is a serious matter to all Harrison County citizens and especially the voters of District 5. The issues are serious but the verses are for fun.
The good ole boys say that Rockco can’t stay
“ She is trying to ruin all our play
Wining, dining and golf we deserve
Because of our work and our verve”
But, do the taxpayers like it this way?
The taxpayers have had little to say
But they will definitely join in the fray
They should be madder than hell
Cause taxes don’t come from a well.
The people will be heard on election day.
Rockco wants neither fortune not fame
But her “antis” seek to sully her name
With a “poll” full of flaws
They are grasping at straws
Mud slinging is the name of that game.
The Big Boys want to pick on the lady
Which is a cowardly practice most shady
But the lady is tough.
Rockco has the right stuff.
The truth will be like rain on their parade(e).
Who’s behind the infamous “push poll”?
Who pays the bills and wields the control?
Will they tip off their hand?
Not in this life-time , my man
It’s all bluff and their bets will soon fold.
This race could get out of hand
Tho naught but truth shall long stand.
Connie tells it like it is
With no double talk biz.
To re-elect her should be our best plan.
The “antis” seem to like slinging mud
And claim that C. Rockco’s a dud.
But their dirt will not stick
It will crumble so quick
Because lying is just not in her blood
August 5th will be everyone’s day
When the voters will be heard to say:
We want Rockco re-seated
Til her work is completed
As Supervisor (she’s been more than OKAY)
Here’s to Connie and long may she wave
As taxpayer money she is trying to save.
To her job she is tending
To stop profligate spending,
Though she’s beset by many a knave.
From an old friend wishing the best for Connie and her dears and all their careers
Frank L. Schmidt