Archive for December 2016

2016 could have been better, but wasn't the worst by far

  No doubt there were worse years than last. When Jews were rounded up and gassed. When Japanese died in a blast When Huns and Goths left towns aghast When victims of the plague were vast When nations wept with flags half-mast. When Death across each household passed. The world has seen worse years than... Read more »

Trump and Putin: One mirrors the other

  Making a deal Trump’s said  is an art. Could this be why he thinks that Putin is smart? The fact that he’s gushin’ All over this Russian Is making it harder to tell them apart.      

A King's reach into Trumpworld

  “Boxing legend Don King stood beside President-elect Donald Trump Wednesday to discuss the relationship between Israel and the United States. ‘You all know Don King? Who doesn’t know Don King,’ the President-elect asked reporters at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida.”  [cnn.com]   President Trump will meet leaders of state Some of them... Read more »
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Michael Lewis uncovers student bewilderment over Trump's political success

    “There they were, eight extremely bright, well-informed young people trying as hard as they could to imagine some event or action that would prompt the American people to compel their elected representatives to acknowledge that Donald Trump was unfit for office—and they were stumped.” [“Donald Trump and the Rules of the New American... Read more »

Trump's gag rule stifles democracy

  I’m beginning to think Mr. Trump is afraid Of freedom of press and of those in the trade. He won’t have news sessions To answer their questions For fear that he’ll step on the land mines he’s laid.     SO SAD!!!!!!!!!!

No one deserves a lump of Trump for Christmas

  Dear Santa, We don’t deserve Trump in our stocking. Are we being punished for all of our mocking? But instead of our ruing, It’s time to start doing Whatever it takes to give Trump a defrocking.        
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It's a Wonderful Life without Trump

  Christmas movies, they claim, that are sappy Will uplift you and make your heart happy. So watch Stewart as  Bailey And you won’t feel so wailey Thinking what Trump may do that is crappy.      

No stars at his inauguration? Trump's fox-and-grapes response

  “Amid reports that Donald Trump’s team is struggling to secure talent for his inauguration, the President-elect has responded by tweeting that he wants “the people,” not the stars, to attend.”  [foxnews.com]   No A-List entertainer shall Attend Trump’s swearing in. And not surprisingly to tell On this he puts a spin. Instead the people, guy... Read more »

Trump would have been Mrs. Malaprop's favorite president

  Trump’s not a grammarian proper and prim; In the sense of semantics he misses the rim. Perhaps he was tired When this tweet was fired. Nonetheless I would like to unpresident him.  
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Trump's swamp pledge goes down the drain

  Corrupt politicians and lobbyists romp In our national capital that Trump calls a  swamp. “I promise to drain it” he often has vowed. But it seems that  he merely will add to its crowd.