Archive for October, 2018

Haiku Quartet, The Horror! The Horror!

October 31, 2018

“America sells – the weapons that are causing – famine in Yemen”

“Billions are wasted – on political ads while – children are starving”

“Yemeni children – need food and medicine but – the world ignores them”

“Trump’s Saudi pals kill – journalists, starve children and – deny civil rights”

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Haiku Septet: Liars And Racists And Thugs, Oh My!

October 29, 2018

1. “Republicans pay
The price in hate crimes for their
Tax cuts and judges”
2. “Trump is to lying
As Lindbergh was to flying
No one went that far”
3. “Trump inspired hate,
Massacres synagogues and
Pipe bombs Democrats”
4. “If Trump offers you
Candy, scream as loud as you
Can and run away”
5. “Trump’s tariffs are like
Daggers right through the Heartland
of America”
6. “Latinos, Muslims,
African Americans
And Jews: Trump hates you”
7. “The truth is that Trump
Lies like a rug and spews hate
Like a volcano”

Haiku Trilogy, Demand That Your Schools Perform

October 28, 2018

“Failing the basics – many teachers don’t know the – science of reading”

“Reading aloud helps – kids connect the sounds they hear – with the text they see”

“Learning to talk comes – naturally; learning to – read needs to be taught”

Haiku Quintet, Hitlerrific

October 27, 2018

“Trump channels Hitler – just like his base channels the – goose stepping Germans”

“Trump’s playbook: tell big – lies and repeat them often; – never accept blame”

“Trump tries to look nice – and friendly but he’s really – creepy and scary”

“Trump’s base is Neo – Nazis, paranoid geezers – and blue collar dupes”

“If Trump offers you – candy scream as loud as you – can and run away”

https://www.newsweek.com/donald-trump-lies-hitler-joe-scarborough-1183415

Haiku Trilogy, Nobody Wins Trade Wars

October 26, 2018

“The American – system is unfair yet we – pretend it isn’t”

“Longshoremen, teamsters – and railroaders feel the pain – farmers get welfare”

“Grassley colludes with – Trump to bail out farmers and – screw everyone else”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/hurt-by-trumps-trade-war-ineligible-for-a-bailout/2018/10/24/7f30d866-ce67-11e8-a360-85875bac0b1f_story.html?fbclid=IwAR1nu21qOFT9UVZg446P_sjEzgmyxip7j2CwJxTQamTQ42IPNA46ADjoZS4&utm_term=.6d0987490582

Haiku Trilogy, Nightmareica

October 24, 2018

“Under Donald Trump – the American Dream has – become a nightmare”

“The biggest issue – isn’t immigrants or health – care, it’s climate change”

“The biggest crime of – our time is our failure to – control climate change”

Haiku Duet, AKA Hot Dish

October 24, 2018

“RIP Dorcas – Reilly, inventor of the – green bean casserole”

“Edison’s light bulb, – Fermi’s reactor, Reilly’s – green bean casserole”

Dorcas Reilly, inventor of the green bean casserole, a Thanksgiving favorite, has died at 92 – The Washington Post

Haiku, Ministry Of Silly Walks

October 17, 2018

“Monty Python does – one of the best comedy – sketches of all time”

Haiku Trilogy, Ass Kisser In Chief

October 16, 2018

“Dictator loving, – ass kissing Trump parrots crap – about rogue killers”

“Trump’s pal Salman kills – a journalist; Trump tries to – help cover it up”

“Saudi leader is – a bigger liar than the – American one”

https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/pompeo-khashoggi-problem-mbs-created-181016145309417.html

Haiku Trilogy, A congress Of Dunces

October 16, 2018

“Despite deniers – climate change hurricanes are – now the new normal”

“We live in an age – of man-made climate change and – yet we deny it”

“Lax building codes and – ‘The Big One’ destroy Redneck – Riviera homes”