Category Archive: Politics

Jan 09 2014

Chris Christy–Model Politician

My eyes are getting misty As I listen to Chris Christie While he shows us his sophisti- Cated grasp of how things are So he canned some staffer lady Cos she acted really shady Which I heard on local radi- O, while sitting in my car I’ve been stuck here since September (When my rage …

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Jan 06 2014

Supremes Halt Same-Sex Marriage In Utah, While Under Appeal

Though we thought that an era had passed It was, maybe, too perfect to last Hundreds thought they were wed Now the court says, instead, “Equal treatment? Hang on, not so fast!” It took a while–long enough for hundreds of same sex couples to have already wed–but the highly-expected appeal finally came through, and same …

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Jan 03 2014

Texas (of course) Mayor Declares 2014 “Year Of The Bible)

The Christian mayor of Flower Mound Created a sensation— He searched his soul, and thus felt bound To make a proclamation: This year, he said, would be the year The town would find its way Because they’ll read (he made it clear) The bible every day Each day, he posts a bible verse; They study, …

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Dec 23 2013

Another One To Bookmark

It matters not how you re-word it; they’ve heard it, Your argument stinks—that’s a matter of fact. The judge gave to you, in this ruling, a schooling A thorough rebuking, though written with tact. You claimed it amounts to miscarriage of marriage To change what such unions have meant all along; The judge found your …

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Dec 15 2013

What Would Peter Do? Denying Jesus For Political Gain

I hear the baby Jesus cried To hear His name so oft denied— The cross (for which we all give thanks) Is merely “intersecting planks”; The sacred scene, nativity? “A plastic Jewish family” That baby, in the manger’s hay? Without a nametag, who could say? La Jolla’s cross, so bright and tall? It’s not religious—not …

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Dec 12 2013

Breaking News: Mt. Soledad Cross Must Come Down! (…eventually, perhaps)

Today’s report from San Diego (oh, and read to the end of page 2–there’s a poll!): A San Diego federal judge made a reluctant ruling Thursday that the cross atop Mount Soledad is unconstitutional, although the chances of the La Jolla monument coming down anytime soon are unlikely. The latest ruling by U.S. District Judge …

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Dec 11 2013

Missing From The Picture

The argument was lengthy; It was fervid; it was strong; Both participants were certain That the other one was wrong: Was the object of contention A potential, or a child? Just a maybe, or a baby With a list of rights compiled? Is it murder of an innocent When choosing to abort? The argument was …

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Dec 08 2013

Rants And Comments

The Coloradan has a fun opinion piece up, complaining that atheism is becoming the US national religion. It’s a scattershot argument, at once claiming a near 80% Christian majority and demanding protection from persecution, since we are a republic, not a democracy. A fun read. Anyway, I commented there, but I can’t tell whether it …

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Nov 03 2013

The Insurance Scam

My insurance covers fractures (Like most policies I’ve known) Which is wasteful for the people Who don’t have a broken bone And it also covers polio’s Expensive medications Just in case it makes a comeback— It’s been gone for generations Why, my policy protects me From the rarest stuff on earth So I’m working on …

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Oct 23 2013

Poll: National Day Of Prayer?

Should there be a national day When all of us will join and pray; A day to send our thoughts to heaven— And should this day be 9/11? To show God’s love is everlasting Join with us in prayer and fasting Our nation’s ills won’t go away Through just our work—we all must pray! It’s …

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