Posts in category "Newspapers"
Trump’s attacks on the press are extremely unnerving. And never before are they so undeserving. Our freedom’s at stake When he calls the news fake, An opprobrious libel that’s really self-serving.
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!!!!!!!!!!
Trump has been calling the media corrupt Whenever reporting on women he’s cupped. They are in the pocket of Clinton he’s crying, If they should check facts and discover he’s lying. Recall how free coverage of him came in handy When his access to networks was so fine and dandy. But now that he’s ... Read more »
I like stand-up comics, a witty ad-lib; I laugh even when I’m the butt of a rib. So I had a guffaw As soon as I saw The endorsement of Rubio now in the Trib.
Who would have thunk it? Scores of otherwise prim and proper people have risen in revolt against a mere 5-letter word. TRUMP! It all has to do with the Donald’s mostly acclaimed Downtown skyscraper: Trump International Hotel and Tower. You might be telling yourself, “Great, just what we need, more hype from His Highness of... Read more »
Nothing is sacred in this day and age We live in a kind of Gomorrah and Sodom When sex permeates every picture and page And newspapers show us the Duchess’s bottom.
A recent Washington Post poll showed that only 1 out of every 6 Americans can locate Ukraine on the map(see above). The median respondent was about 1800 miles off. How well do you know your world geopraphy? Take the following quiz and find out. Listed below, in alphabetical order, are 18 countries mentioned in... Read more »
I came upon the comic strip above—Prickly City— in this morning’s Tribune. It’s clever, no doubt. And I like its satirical edge. Packs a punch. Of course, its main target is the Affordable Care Act. But it manages to incorporate some sharp thrusts at the overreach of drones and the pandemic snooping of the... Read more »
Born today was Charles Goren. He helped bridge players improve their scorin’. On how the bid’s collaborated He frequently pontificated. Far and away my favorite quote on the subject comes from Woody Allen: “If you don’t have a good partner, you’d better have a good hand.”
Born today was Richard Nixon In politics he got his licks in. A true Republican reprobate Whose Waterloo was Watergate. “Sock it to me!” [Richard Nixon, September 16, 1968, while appearing on ‘Laugh-In’] Editorial Musing: Is Chris Christie another Nixon knock-off?