Posts in category "government"

Compromise was the midwife of America

To compromise both sides must give And  find a common ground. That’s how democracies  live And justice will abound.    

Trump's cabinet of toadies

  “One by one, Trump’s Cabinet members assembled around the table spoke effusively about the president as he sat beaming, soaking it all in at the first formal gathering of his most senior officials at the White House on Monday.”  [Steve Holland @ reuters.com   We all know those people at work Who fawn over... Read more »

Briefing Trump on Jared

  What should the President do With his son-in-law Kushner? It’s time to bid him adieu And not have his tush near.  
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Sleep may be at a premium on Trump's first overseas trip

  “At one point, he barked at an aide that he thought his first tour abroad should be only about half as long. He will have to abandon his well-known preference for sleeping in his own bed (or in one at the hotels or golf resorts he owns) as he hops between Saudi Arabia, Israel,... Read more »

Trump fires Comey and rocks the Ship of State

  I’ve denounced Comey much  in the past, But still thought that his tenure would last. Despite reason Trump feared him Before he cashiered him. It left many slack-jawed and aghast.

Mr. Comey, admit it. Your choice was political.

There are those who praise Comey’s sincerity; But his actions lacked balance and clarity. It’s a hoot and a joke That in her case he spoke, But in Trump’s case he lacked the temerity.
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Nunes throws in the towel

  Nunes who said with a headstrong refusal He never  at all would decide on recusal Has now made this choice. We all should rejoice; Less likely the chances he will us bamboozle.  

Ivanka gets a seat in the situation room

    Trump’s daughter, Ivanka, resides in the White House. As the Ship of State founders we hope she’s a lighthouse. But security clearance And plain interference Should indicate to us this isn’t her right house.

For Tillerson, domestic peace underlies foreign policy

“Rex Tillerson: ‘I didn’t want this job … my wife told me I’m supposed to do this'”   [theguardian.com]   Rex, I want you to be Secretary of State; The dinners, alone, would be grand, said his mate. You’re used to go global When at Exxon-Mobil, So why, if Trump calls, and you love me, debate?
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Attorney General Sessions cleans house

“Sean Hannity thinks President Donald Trump should fire all the ‘deep state, Obama holdover’ government bureaucrats, because many are ‘hellbent’ on destroying his presidency.”  [foxnews.com]     “U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions abruptly asked the remaining 46 chief federal prosecutors left over from the Obama administration to resign on Friday, including Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet... Read more »