Politics

NOT the golden dawn

The resurgence of fascism

The golden dawn, the acceptance of the extreme right into government in Norway, the resurgence of the worst kind of Nazis in the Baltic, Austria & Hungary, Greece - the media romance of France with the front national - these are all cause for concern but history instructs us that these thugs always appear when there is crisis. History also instructs us that they are inevitably defeated because though they try to seduce the people & sometimes the people are momentarily attracted, they see its real face. A face of violence, of injustice & of shame. In each...

DuckAndCutA

Sessions drawls out DACA sentence as POTUS pats his foot

NEW DANISH LAW CRIMINALIZES BEGGING WITH MANDATORY IMPRISONMENT

Is Denmark engaging in racially-motivated prosecution of the poor?

TRUMP PRESIDENCY REDUX

Comparing a dialog - prediction to the real thing

I requested a reprint of my below dialog, which appeared in this space two years ago. I did so, not to boast of any great prescience on my part, rather to demonstrate how any one of us easily could have...

MAKE ROOM ON RUSHMORE!

POTUS suggests he is Rushmore-worthy

Perhaps you have not heard;Mount Rushmore is incomplete.Those guys up there are absurd’They are, all four, at his feet == With, maybe, one exception:Yes, yes, he will allowAbe Lincoln, without objection.He’s one big hero – wow! Unlike the...

IT REALLY IS CHAOS, CUZ!

Oval Office Occupants Often Overlook Obvious Omens

Writer’s Note: The real President does not recognize the term, but the attempt to keep up with his rapidly shape-shifting shenanigans is nothing short of, “Chaos” (POTUS is in dialog with his alter ego.) ALTER EGO: Are you nuts?!POTUS:...

Crickets

The U.S. Capital is Rendered Mute

How long will the neutered, ninny nincompoops in Congress just sit there in their own excrement, while a raving maniac driver, hauling Super Trailer U.S.A., continues hell-bent for leather down the road to perdition? They, and they alone, hold the...

ADORNMENT

A Poetic Solution to Confederate Monument Removal

Leave the Confederate monuments!Adorn them with their sin.Allow them to speak their volumes,Let them hold nothing in. Beside the general on horseback,Place a slave-whipping post.Surely, the general in question won’t mind –In the way of life for which he fought,Of...

THE WHITE “PLAYHOUSE”

A Man-child Endangers the World

A constitutionally potent, minority of Americans went to the schoolyard and chose a peacock of a bully to preside over us. That group of citizens, who had become disillusioned because of a changing economy and a host of subliminal, socio-historical...