Archive for June 2018

The Second Lady strikes out at the fashion plate

  Who am I, I must confess, To cast aspersions on a dress? But Mother Pence wore one too short And much too tight starboard to port. Her dress invited folks to stare At upper arms too plump to bare. Her belt too high, her shoes passe; That’s what the cognoscenti say. Mother, next time... Read more »

Trump muzzles Mad Dog Mattis

Mattis is out of the loop and Trump doesn’t listen to him, say officials. On Iran, North Korea and other major issues, the defense secretary has been out of the loop.  NBCNews   Trump is smarter than all of the generals; that is The reason he hasn’t had powwows with Mattis. Though he’s been an... Read more »

Jimmy Fallon shows Trump what a real man is

  “@jimmyfallon is now whimpering to all that he did the famous ‘hair show’ with me (where he seriously messed up my hair), & that he would have now done it differently because it is said to have ‘humanized’ me-he is taking heat. He called & said ‘monster ratings.’ Be a man Jimmy!”   [Trump tweeted... Read more »

A robust economy, Mr. Trump, unlike charity, does not cover a multitude of sins

“And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins.”  I Peter 4:8   The economy hums like it hasn’t for ages And Trump says he will fix the bad  trade deals in stages And the border keep strong. Still it’s morally wrong To tear families apart and... Read more »

Trump has fueled an humanitarian crisis on the Mexican border

      He routinely will lie when he’s moving his lips And Obama and Hillary constantly rips. Now the thug has the gall In pursuit of his wall To use innocent children as bargaining chips.

Someone should tell Jeff Sessions about the wall between Church and State

“Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended the Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant children from their families at the border this week by citing a passage from the Apostle Paul’s epistle to the Romans: ‘I would cite you to the Apostle Paul and his clear and wise command in Romans 13, to obey the laws of... Read more »

The intersection of guitars and cigars

Author’s dedication: To my late Uncle Tony Babula who loved cigars and left the family a  trove of cigar boxes.   My love for guitar music’s long and  unbroken; Of romantic moments in life it’s a token. Now the box that held Cubans With pictures like Rubens’ Could well make guitar players genuinely smokin’.

Ivanka: the proverbial chip off the old block

  “First daughter and White House advisor Ivanka Trump left China’s social media users confused after tweeting what she believed to be an inspirational Chinese proverb ahead of her father’s historic meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un.  ‘Those who say it can not be done, should not interrupt those doing it,’ she wrote, in... Read more »

Trump's attack on De Niro's intelligence exposes his lack of it

  Though Trump says the I..Q. of De Niro is low, It does strain credulity how he could  know. After all he’s much slower, So his own must be lower; And he proves every day it’s as low as they go.  

Trump does an impression of Neville Chamberlain

    No one wants war with the mad North Korean. But did Trump have to praise him to please him? It reminds me  of Chamberlain’s futile attempt To give Hitler some land to appease him.