Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Presidential Succession

My darling daughter called today to ask about what the above list looks like. Just a little history: It's the 25th Amendment which was penned in 1967. So here goes:

Biden, Pelosi, Reid, Clinton, Geithner and drum roll please....Gates. Yes, friends, we'd have to go that far with a simultaneous accident(s) to get to an acceptable replacement for what we have and figure that some freedoms might be restored.

Now, I want you to know that the reasons might be such as "incapacitated, dies, resigns, or for any reason is unable to hold his office, or is removed (impeached and convicted...") So, I'm not suggesting any kind of catastrophe or disaster, just a weird coincidence would do.

Interestingly enough, the last name on the list is Secretary of Homeland Security. Did they even have that position in 1967? Or did it provide for "cabinet secretaries" and they add them as needed? Do we have any history buffs reading this stuff? We'd appreciate a clarification. Thanks

Sleep well, God bless.......

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