Archive for March 2018

Happy 286th Birthday, Papa Hadyn!

Author’s note: The following verse originally was posted on March 31, 2014.   Today in 1732 Was born Franz Joseph Haydn. If you’re of Austrian descent, He’s someone you take pride in. Over a hundred symphonies He’s noted for composing; And there is one called “The Surprise” He wrote to wake the dozing. He was... Read more »

Trump roughs up Russia (with kid gloves)

  “President Donald Trump’s national security advisers spent months trying to convince him to sign off on a plan to supply new U.S. weapons to Ukraine to aid in the country’s fight against Russian-backed separatists, according to multiple senior administration officials.Yet when the president finally authorized the major policy shift, he told his aides not... Read more »

Will the new V.A. head wind up at sea?

  “President Trump on Wednesday fired Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and announced on Twitter that he would nominate Ronny Jackson, the White House physician, to the post.” [time.com]   David Shulkin Is sulkin’ As Rear Admiral Jackson Backs in.
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Trump's Looking for Mr. Good [who's ever passed the] Bar

  As the Russian probe’s gathering steam, Trump looks for his dream legal team. He’s been shopping around, But he hasn’t yet found Any lawyer whom Mueller won’t cream.  

A funny thing happened on the way to the bedroom: a takeaway from the Stormy interview

  In Stormy’s account of the start of their tryst, I laughed at what Trump did; I couldn’t resist. He pulled down his pants And gave her the chance To take time to spank him by flicking her wrist.

Will Stormy Daniels bare more than Trump wants to see?

  On the day that the CBS interview airs, Reports talk about the “alleged” Trump affairs. I am hoping that Stormy, Will delete “allege” for me, And give proof of his guilt despite all  he forswears.  
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Loyola and a respite from a world gone bonkers

  At a time when our government’s mired in badness, And the evil men do we reflect on with sadness, It’s then I am grateful For something not hateful, Like Loyola’s Ramblers and the games of March Madness.    

Angst over Trump's new National Security Advisor

  I don’t like thee at all, Mr. Bolton; Your big bushy mustache is revoltin’. And they tell me you’re for Rushing into a war, Which would be catastrophically joltin’!

Raising tariffs, Rising prices

  My clothes were made in China And my dishes and my drier. Why is  Trump  imposing tariffs When the prices will go higher? It’s what is called a trade war In which neither side does win. Trump wants to punish China But we’ll take it on the chin.  
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A tribute to Trump nemesis Uncle Joe

  What our country should ever take pride in Is the patriotism of Uncle Joe Biden. He shoots from the hip With some slips of the lip And has oft called out Trump for dividin’.