On Putin, Trump, and Russian hookers

  “In a February 2017 conversation, for instance, Trump told Comey how Putin told him, “we have some of the most beautiful hookers in the world” even as the president adamantly, and repeatedly, distanced himself from a salacious allegation concerning him and prostitutes in Moscow, according to one memo.”     [chicagotribune.com]   Though it’s commonly thought... Read more »

Under the radar: Pompeo meets Kim Jong Un

  “Speaking to reporters at his Mar-a-Lago resort Wednesday, Trump predicted Pompeo ‘will go down as truly a great secretary of state,’ and said that his CIA director ‘got along with [Kim] really well, really great.'”  [politico]   For a meeting that was underhanded In Pyongyang Mike Pompeo landed. But when ’twas revealed The tryst... Read more »

For Nikki Haley, Trumpland is no Bedford Falls

  Our UN ambassador’s Haley Who must work for the president daily Among all the nations. This must test her patience, Like Potter tormenting George Bailey.
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A brief reflection on Michael Cohen's Third Client

    Vanity of vanities. And the biggest is Hannity’s.

Assad's chemical weapons are horrific. But aren't his barrel bombs too?

  There is something I don’t understand: If Assad kills with chemicals banned, We will bomb him at will. Other ways he can kill And it won’t  cross a line in the sand.  

On creating a body of art

  I wonder about those who’ve sat to Have someone put on them a tattoo. I wouldn’t let in Any needle in skin To embellish a pec and a lat, too.  

How do you rate on the Mohs Scale? A word test.

  How many of these minerals can you name? 1. You can play on one of these or propose marriage with it. 2. Rubies and Sapphires are varieties of this aluminum oxide whose name is derived from the Sanskrit ‘Kuruvinda’ meaning ‘ruby’. 3. November’s birthstone and Utah’s state gemstone, it was used as the title... Read more »

Is there a nexus between Trump's missiles and Mueller?

      There’s something that may Cohen’s memory jog; Bob Mueller has proof that he had been in Prague. This adds more cachet To the Steele dossier. So did Trump fire missiles to foment some fog?  

On my upcoming hip replacement

  Very soon I go under the knife And I hope to survive with my life. In the meantime I pray That it won’t ruin my day And I’m back in the house with my wife.

Trump "visits" the underworld

Axios: Comey compared Trump to a ‘mob boss’ in ABC interview     James Comey says Trump’s like a Mafia boss; Someone his lackeys would not ever cross. For the person who truckles Avoids the brass knuckles And the rearranged face and tooth loss.