Mulvaney's Cough

  Supporters and staff seem to anger Trump oft. The latest Mulvaney whose crime was he  coughed. Not the sound, I believe, Made Trump tell him to leave, But the germs that he sprayed all around and aloft.    

Sarah Huckabee Sanders departs with a whimper

“This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper.”    [from the “Hollow Men” by T.S. Eliot]     Trump’s press secretary Was Sanders identity. In time she will carry The role of nonentity.

The Evangelicals will pay a price for touting Trump

Select Files   Evangelical worship of Trump’s oddly tribal, Despite what is said in the books of the Bible. But to bow to this idol Will be suicidal And they’ll reap what they sow for this Almighty libel.
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Memo to Mueller

  There is a big problem with  your fine report. Most people won’t read it because it ain’t short! But if they could see You tell it on TV They’ll know what is in it and what’s its import.    

Enough pussyfooting, Nancy. Impeach the Criminal in the White House!

If Democrats are too craven to impeach Trump for his crimes, no future president will ever need to respect the law [salon.com]   After Trump was elected the Democrats lacked Any power to have an effective impact. But now without doubt They have enough clout And could impeach Trump if they only would act.

On Climbing Mt. Everest

Mount Everest death toll rises to 11 amid overcrowding concerns   There are those few who never rest Until they climb Mt. Everest. For courage some hurray for them; But common sense says ‘pray for them’.
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Today in History: May 21

1881: To help the victims of war, disaster, loss, Clara Barton* founded The American Red Cross. *”The Angel of the Battlefield” Clara Barton who once said if she couldn’t be a soldier, she could help soldiers. And wondrously she did, carrying supplies to the Union troops and medicine to the wounded. From the very beginning... Read more »

Today in History: May 20

    1498: Da Gama* lands in India; he Is the first European To reach it by sea. *Portuguese navigator and explorer Vasco da Gama took off from Lisbon on July 8, 1497 with 4 ships and 170 men. He returned on July 10. 1499. The round trip turned out to be the longest ocean... Read more »

Today in History: May 19

    1828: The Tariff of Abominations was signed by Adams.* It was hated by Southern gentlemen And by their madams.** *John Quincy Adams. **The tariff was much higher than previous tariffs which were meant to protect the manufacturing interests of most of the North from the influx of cheaper goods made in Great Britain. ... Read more »
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Today in History: May 18

  1830: To better cut grass overgrown, Budding* licensed his invention: A machine for the mown. *Edwin Budding who got the idea for a lawn mower from the way woolen cloth was cross-cut.  May 18, 1830, was actually the day Budding signed an agreement to manufacture his mower with a local engineer, John Ferrabee. They... Read more »