Archive for April 2016
“John Boehner sounded off a litany of insults for Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz Wednesday night, labelling the Texas senator ‘Lucifer in the flesh’ and a ‘miserable son of a bitch.'” [cbsnews.com] Cruz is ‘Lucifer in the flesh’? The analogy temptingly limps. The meme has a much better mesh If Dick Cheney’s the Lord... Read more »
Tonight Arrieta skewers The Milwaukee Brewers. Adding to his illustrious fame With a perfect game?
“Donald Trump has been playing “a part” as a boisterous, angry, insult-spewing outsider but he will soften his persona for the general electorate if he wins the Republican presidential nomination, says a top adviser to Trump.” [usnews.com] If you want to be president, It’s fairly essential You give the impression You are presidential.... Read more »
His foes are the fodder For farce-operetta. No pitcher is hotter Than Jake Arrieta.
Here’s to the nonagenarian Queen Whose reign is the longest her country has seen. Whom age neither withers nor custom gnarls. I can’t say the same for Prince Charles.
Harriet Tubman will be the new face On the $20 bill. Some supporters of Trump on account of her race Aren’t happy that she will.
“At first, it was uncertain whether Sanders would be able to secure any face-time with the understandably busy Pope, but the candidate was optimistic as he prepared for the trip, saying, “I certainly would be delighted and proud if I had the opportunity to meet with him.” Fortunately for him, his local liaison Bishop... Read more »
Senator Kirk will not attend The GOP’s convention. He knows of course that it might end A Senate term extension.
Two of Donald Trump’s children won’t be able to vote for their father in the New York primary next week, after failing to change their party affiliation in time for the state’s 19 April primary.” [theguardian.com] In the state of New York’s primary Trump’s children will not vote. They failed to register in... Read more »
I’ve written so often of the coincidences in my life, Gentle Reader, that you might think it’s an obsession of mine. A bee in my bonnet. Well, I heard its buzz again. This morning—as I do every Sunday— I worked on another obsession of mine: the Quote-Acrostic. It’s in the section the Tribune labels... Read more »