Weiner Gone Wildly Mobile!

By
Real Estate Broker/Owner with Grants Pass, OR 199909023

One Weiner Leaner ~ A Washington Limerick

Do you remember the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile?  When I was a kid, I used to watch the commercials, having high hopes that one day I would see the weinermobile in person.  Sadly my dreams were dashed.

Today, we have a real live version of a 'Weiner Gone Wildly Mobile!'  It's a prevalent thing these days in Washington DC.  Could 'pressure cooker politics' be to blame, having created an environment that makes it virtually impossible to maintain sainthood?  

Of course, there's always the possibility that those servants lost their moral compass along the trail.  I wonder if our forefathers are rolling in their graves or perhaps asking, 'Where's the beef.'  Should we be cutting our politicians some slack or eating them for lunch?   

The current day weiner isn't the first to get his buns toasted in the fire... and I'm certain he won't be the last.  And with a name like that, how could we expect anything different?  Lets have a little fun this weekend!  Happy 4th everyone!       

One Weiner Leaner ~ A Washington Limerick

There once was a pervert named Weiner,

Who had a conceited demeanor.

Forced from the Hill,

For acting like Bill,

Now Congress is one weiner leaner!

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Melinda Peterson

 

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Comments (16)

Mara Hawks
First Realty Auburn - Auburn, AL
Inactive-2012 REALTOR - Homes for Sale Auburn Real Estate, AL

HA! Clever post! Yes, fun we shall have! Oh, and yes, I, too wanted to see one of those oscarmayerweiner trucks years ago, and I did one day at our public library...I was about 8---and, amazingly, still have the whistle in my jewelry box! Enjoy your holiday weekend.

Jun 30, 2011 01:24 PM
Kristine Ginsberg
Elite Staging and Redesign, LLC - Short Hills, NJ
NJ Home Stager

Melinda - why yes I do and then all I could think about for the next week was eating hot dogs! In fact, now I'm craving one again! Have a wonderful 4th of July!

Jun 30, 2011 01:29 PM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Melinda,

What a fun limerick, and I love your sense of humor.  You are a delight,  Wishing you a wonderful holiday!  A

Jun 30, 2011 01:33 PM
Jim Patton
Aspire Home Real Estate 209-404-0816 - Modesto, CA
Realtor - Stanislaus ,Merced, San Joaquin Counties

Melinda - I never got to see the Wienermobile but I did have a wiener whistle as a kid.  Nice post and cute limerick too.  Have a great holiday weekend.

Jun 30, 2011 01:39 PM
Brian L. Sirota, Esq.
Bristar Realty (Realtor/Attorney) - Orange, CA
For Solutions: (714) 501-7660

Mel, very cute.  Were he to read it, he'd be a meaner wiener.

How funny, I also wrote about a Wiener dog in a different kind of "mobile" blog.

QR: It's a Family Affair

Jun 30, 2011 01:51 PM
Sharon Lee
Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance - Jonesborough, TN
Retired and loving life

Melinda-Thank you putting a smile on my face tonite. That was pretty funny. Happy 4th to you and your family.

Jun 30, 2011 02:12 PM
Mimi Foster
Falcon Property Solutions - Colorado Springs, CO
Voted Colorado Springs Best Realtor

Does that mean that we get weiners for the Fourth? ;)

Jun 30, 2011 03:12 PM
Melinda (Mel) Peterson
Grants Pass, OR - Bend, OR
The Blessed Realtor - ABR, CRS

Mara ~ I forgot about the whistle!  Brings back great memories!

Kristine ~ Love hotdogs... Hebrew National are my favs!

Alexandra ~ Luv you too sweetie!  Happy 4th!

Jim ~ You too, huh! 

Brian ~ Synchronized weiner posts... now that's funny!

You are most welcome my dear Sharon!

Counting on it Mimi ;)

Jun 30, 2011 05:49 PM
Todd Clark
eXp Realty LLC - Tigard, OR
Principle Broker Oregon

There are those few that are there to make difference, then there are those who seem to be there until they can get their book and tour deal.




Jun 30, 2011 06:39 PM
Melinda (Mel) Peterson
Grants Pass, OR - Bend, OR
The Blessed Realtor - ABR, CRS

Todd ~ Until they have the book thrown at them with a complimentary tour of the local jail?

Jun 30, 2011 06:46 PM
Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate
John L Scott Market Center - Birkenfeld, OR
"Your Local Expert!" 503-755-2905

Wow, well that's hard to follow...no one upmanship here....get my meaning....???

Jun 30, 2011 07:02 PM
Randi Brammer
Randi Brammer, Acctg. - Hinckley, MN
Accountant & Tax Preparer

It seams that if you can stand the heat for a couple of months, a good book deal and maybe a movie deal with follow!

Jul 01, 2011 01:28 AM
Melinda (Mel) Peterson
Grants Pass, OR - Bend, OR
The Blessed Realtor - ABR, CRS

Ha! I think you get the long and the short of it Gayle... silly girl.

Either that Randi, or a pocket full of phone numbers!

Jul 01, 2011 05:42 AM
Ted Tyrrell
RE/MAXCamosun (Chatterton) - Victoria, BC
Selling Homes in Beautiful Victoria

Melinda, I like your style and your limerick. Thanks.

Jul 01, 2011 12:35 PM
Nick T Pappas
Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, CRS, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, @HomesBirmingham & Providence Property Mgmnt, LLC Hun... - Huntsville, AL
Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource

Melinda, first of all, yes I did get to see the Wienermobile a couple of times and even have a vintage Oscar Meyer weiner whistle.  As for the current "Weiner gone wildly mobile", I don't think it has anything to do with "pressure cooker politics", but rather a defective compass.  We are all human and do or have done things that we probably know is just not right, but I don't think it's too much to expect those who represent us to be of a higher moral fiber.  

No he won't be the last and I don't think we should cut them slack or eat them for lunch, however, slow roasting them over an open flame does sound gratifying. 

Jul 03, 2011 08:44 AM
Melinda (Mel) Peterson
Grants Pass, OR - Bend, OR
The Blessed Realtor - ABR, CRS

Thanks Ted... my style can be kind of quirky at times!

I think we could start a vintage wiener whistle club here Nick!  I totally agree with your comments.  And 'slow roasting them over an open flame' made me laugh out loud.  You devil roaster!

Jul 03, 2011 09:24 AM