Curtis Dahlgren
October 22, 2016
A column for the ages ("powerful women"?)
By Curtis Dahlgren

"Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large numbers." – unknown

I KNEW THE VIRGIN MARY. The virgin Mary was a friend of mine. You're no virgin Mary."

I knew William and Mary. William and Mary were friends of mine. You're no Queen Mary.

I knew Queen Elizabeth. She was a friend of mine. You're no Queen Elizabeth."

I knew Betsy Ross. Betsy Ross was a friend of mine. You're no Betsy Ross.

I knew Dolly Madison. Dolly Madison was a friend of mine. You're no Dolly Madison.

I knew Mary Todd Lincoln. She was a friend of mine. You're no Mary Todd Lincoln.

I knew Mother Theresa. Mother Theresa was a friend of mine. You're no Mother Theresa.

I knew Golda Meir. Golda was a friend of mine. You're no Golda Meir.

I knew Indira Gandhi. Indira was a friend of mine. You're no Indira Gandhi.

I knew Lady Margaret Thatcher. She was a friend of mine. You're no Maggie Thatcher.

I knew Nancy Reagan. Nancy was a friend of mine. You're no Nancy Reagan.

I knew Martha Washington. She was a friend of mine. You're no Martha Washington.

I knew Martha Jefferson. Martha was a friend of mine. You're no Martha Jefferson.

I knew Mary and Martha. They were friends of Jeshua. You're no Mary or Martha.

I knew Margaret Sanger. She was no friend of mine. You are a Margaret Sanger!

THIS IS YOUR CONSCIENCE SPEAKING.

Never underestimate the power of stupid people.

© Curtis Dahlgren

 

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Curtis Dahlgren

Curtis Dahlgren is semi-retired in southern Wisconsin, and is the author of "Massey-Harris 101." His career has had some rough similarities to one of his favorite writers, Ferrar Fenton... (more)

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