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Monthly Archive: May 2013

May 30 2013

Bye Bye, Bachmann

She fought for our dear Constitution Though on further inspection, we find That Michele’s Bill of Rights That’s for which she led fights, Was a fantasy version that’s all in her mind She would lecture her listeners on history And a few finer points of the law But her facts were all fictions And odd …

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May 29 2013

Stephen King On God

“You’re missing the sunrises, sunsets, and stars; You’re missing the crops, and the bees.” You’re missing the point, Stephen King, if you think That we’re missing the moments like these The natural world is a beautiful place And I find it a little bit odd That the thing that you see when you look at …

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May 27 2013

Battle Of The Prayers In Arizona Legislature

“I will not ask you bow your head But look around the room instead” The state rep, Johnny Mendez said, In giving invocation. “This is a time for us to share With people here, and everywhere, The fact that we’re alive, aware— This is our dedication.” His words, of course, were not a prayer; He …

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May 25 2013

[]ough

We ought, I thought (and thought I knew), With some diseases, be all through— There’s no excuse, I used to scoff, To deal today with Whooping Cough. We’ve got vaccines! And people know It doesn’t cost a lot of dough Compare the cost to other stuff And really, now, it isn’t tough To gain the …

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May 24 2013

Call Me Crazy, But…

It’s difficult, looking for just the right word, So it’s tempting to get a bit lazy; And critics of someone’s behavior might claim The behavior they’re seeing is crazy. Unless there is reason (most often, there’s not) To suspect that the cause is insanity, You’re dissing the mentally ill with your slight, But the group …

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May 24 2013

Poisoned Baits Drive Cockroach Evolution

Evolution is cleverer than you are. Orgel’s Second Rule A little bit of tempting treat That smells and tastes so glucose-sweet Is what a cockroach loves to eat And so it will, perhaps. But human beings, as of late, Present the bugs a different fate By sweetening the poisoned bait They’re using in their traps …

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May 23 2013

Beck: Blitzer Was Set Up

The forces of spiritual darkness are strong, As they plot, and they plan, and they scheme, In support of the atheists’ ultimate plan To destroy the American Dream The atheists’ plan is: Pretend to be nice, While the world goes to Hell (or to heck) And they probably would have been able this time If …

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May 22 2013

Pointing Fingers, For Fun (And Profit?)

You can blame it on the president Or blame it on the press; Its Republicans—or Democrats! That put us in this mess It’s the radical conservatives Who can’t admit defeat, Or the constant wimpy whining Of the liberal elite Yes, we’re quickly pointing fingers— Someone’s got to take the fall— And it doesn’t really matter …

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May 21 2013

Wolf: “Do You Thank The Lord?”

It’s so annoying when tornado victims don’t follow the script, isn’t it? Wolf: “…we’re happy you’re here; you guys did a great job. And I guess you gotta thank the Lord, right? Do you thank the Lord? For that split-second decision?” Survivor: “I… I… I’m actually an atheist.” Wolf: “Oh, you are! … But you …

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May 21 2013

Oklahoma

When disaster hit the coastline With a hurricane and flood And the people needed money And the people needed blood There were some in Oklahoma (They were senators, no less!) Who defiantly insisted It was someone else’s mess They would not support New Jersey When the hurricane had struck; They’re conservative Republicans: They did not …

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