Archive for September 2018

On being too sensitive to bodily noises

  Author’s note: The following verse was occasioned by reading “What to do when someone is making bodily noises” in the today’s Tribune’s Life Style magazine.  Page 22, to be exact.   In public in front of you one blows his nose, Or chews gum too loudly or burps from his toes. If  these sounds ... Read more »

Kavanaugh's love affair with beer

  Kavanaugh at his hearing made clear That he happens to like a lot beer. When young, quite a few He would drink of a brew But now sober a judge must appear.

Trump's UN address turns into a comedy routine

  At the UN Trump boasted about what he’s done. Among presidents better than him there were none. Immediately after He claimed this, the laughter Began with a few and than soon everyone.
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On Fox News, Kavanaugh does his Sir Galahad impression

  I saw Kavanaugh interviewed on Fox News, A network on which everyone shares his views. Of course, his accusers Are mistaken losers And he’s pure as angels in heavenly pews.      

On the nail-biter Senate race in Texas

Beto O’Rourke leads Ted Cruz by 2 among likely voters in U.S. Senate race, new poll finds   Progressives in L.A. across to New York May be when the votes are in popping a cork. A poll shows Ted Cruz Is behind and may lose. 3 cheers for the Democrat Mister O’ Rourke!

The dilemma of 11 white Republican men

  Kavanaugh cannot remember Ms. Ford. 35 years is a long time, Good Lord! If she comes under oath They’ll  consent to hear both. A woman assaulted cannot be ignored.  
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On Trump's leak of top-secret documents

Trump orders release of classified documents in Russia investigation   [ The Guardian headline]   Trump plans on releasing  some classified files Which might jeopardize CIA sources. The move will be welcome to many hostiles And could put in harm’s way our armed forces.

On those intrepid hurricane TV reporters

  When a hurricane hits, I’m amazed at the press Reporting al fresco mid all the distress. As the tide barrels in And the storm seems to win, I’m glad I’m not sharing their peril, I guess.    

This quizmaster will sport a beard. Who is Alex Trebek?

  “Alex Trebek is celebrating the 35th season of ‘Jeopardy!’ with a new look. The TV game host’s facial hair has long been a subject of fascination. Trebek is asking the show’s fans to vote on whether he should keep the beard.”     [USA Today]   A debate among fans in the forum of tech Is... Read more »
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Proof that Trump's a closet alcoholic?

  “’You know, a poll just came out that I am the most popular person in the history of the Republican Party—92 percent. Beating Lincoln,’  Trump told The Sun in an interview hours before he landed in the United Kingdom for a two-day visit. ‘I beat our Honest Abe.'”     [newsweek.com]   Trump says he does... Read more »