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Category Archive: Politics

Jul 29 2014

False Flag Impeachment?

This talk of impeachment is scattered—it mattered To very few people—near no one at all! No major political figure so big you’re Expected to answer the phone if they call! No media darling whose speech meant impeachment Was favored by some in the party of No A sign that the don’t-tread-on-me-ers, the TEA-ers Insist that …

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Jul 21 2014

Bishops’ Stance On Motives And Behaviors

“Hate the sin, but love the sinner”, So I do not hate the gays— Their desires aren’t a problem What’s a problem is their ways It’s their actions, not their motives, Which define a life of sin What’s important is their conduct Not what drives it from within. If you act on your attraction That’s …

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Jul 05 2014

On The Deeply Held Religious Beliefs Of Corporations

A local corporation is a member of my church Though it never puts a dollar in the plate I haven’t seen it in the pews, no matter how I search Though it claims it’s more devout than me, of late It reads its bible daily, and of course it watches Fox, It’s offended by the …

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Jun 24 2014

An Atheist Town Council Prayer

The town of Greece, NY, as a result of their recent court decision, is going to have a town council opening prayer delivered by an atheist. This has left a segment of the Christian population utterly befuddled; when the bible is the only book you need, you are not likely to have a dictionary handy. …

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May 16 2014

“He Meets And Exceeds My Criteria For Such”

When the townsfolk demand I resign For a statement I’ve owned up as mine For my honest opinions Of Hussein and his minions That I uttered out loud (I’m not sorry—I’m proud! See, the man makes me sick So I turn him off quick Cos he’s all that I see when I turn on TV) …

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May 07 2014

“So Help Me…”

As I waited in line at the local Town Hall (They do cars; they do dogs; I had both) The woman ahead of me, newly elected, Was given her swearing-in oath “Do you swear or affirm to this long list of stuff?” It began, though it seemed a bit odd: With “affirm” in the text, …

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Apr 22 2014

“Under God” Suits In MA, NJ

Public schools are, it seems, now alleging that pledging Allegiance to flags, and to gods, is the rule; “Under God” makes the word “indivisible” risible— Laughable, really, for kids in their school— Of course there are children abstaining, explaining Their worldview prevents them from going along; They’d say “under god”, but it’s blather; they’d rather …

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Mar 23 2014

On Realizing That Corporations Are People Too… And That You’ve Fallen In Love With One.

My darling corporate entity I’ve loved you from the start One hundred ten percentity, With more than just my heart I told you what I meantity In poetry and prose You showed your discontentity And that’s the way it goes. My sweetheart business enterprise I tried to win you back I told you my intenterprise— …

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Mar 20 2014

“An Abortion, But Not A Tan”

“A young women if this bill passes can get an abortion, but not a tan, an abortion would be legal but a tan would not, think of it.” Rep. Steve Vaillancourt (R-Manchester) She’s much too young for cigarettes, And way too young for booze Too young by far for voting; There’s no telling who she’d …

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Mar 13 2014

On Bodily Autonomy

There are accidents and incidents And surgeries and wars— There’s a constant need for blood, and so, We’d like to borrow yours. You can spare a pint or so a month— We’ll take it from your arm— And to make the process easier, I’m setting up a farm: We’ll keep you while you serve your …

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