Archive for February, 2019

Senryu/Haiku Trilogy, The Art Of The Snooker

February 28, 2019

“Self proclaimed master – dealmaker Trump gets snookered – by his bro pal Kim”

“Republicans gave – us a lying, racist cheat – they need to fix him”

“As diplomats, Trump – and Pompeo resemble – Laurel and Hardy”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/global-opinions/the-hanoi-summit-failure-exposes-trumps-weak-diplomacy/2019/02/28/d922fac0-3b63-11e9-a2cd-307b06d0257b_story.html?utm_term=.b75b9fea8aeb

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Senryu/Haiku Quartet, Bimbo Sapiens

February 27, 2019

“Trump’s pick for U.N., – coal powered Bimbo Kelly – Craft, hits a new low”

“There are no rules for – this Republican game of – moral bankruptcy”

“Trump sold us a pig – in a poke; let’s all sell him – a poke in the eye”

“Marginal trophy – wife who denies climate change – Trump’s new U.N. pick”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/02/25/trumps-new-nominee-un-ambassador-will-be-laughingstock/?utm_term=.fe290c8fe438

Senryu/Haiku Duet, Farewell Sweet Joanie

February 26, 2019

“Farewell Joan Baez – First Lady 0f Song; Thanks for – sharing sixty years”

“Powerful music – can move people to do things – that can change the world”

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/feb/24/joan-baez-interview-whistle-down-the-wind-farewell-tour-folk-music-protest-songs

Senryu/Haiku, Happy Birthday George

February 26, 2019

“Happy Birthday George – Harrison, a Beatle who – passed on way too soon”

Senryu/Haiku Trilogy, Scama Lama Ding Dong

February 24, 2019

“Lies to everyone – about everything, attacks – truth, he wins we lose”

“Turns perpetrators – into victims; screws us with – his Nazi Playbook”

“Trump and his Fox News – Puppet Show have terrified – old, white, male Christians”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2019/02/22/essential-cons-that-define-trumps-success/?utm_term=.2e1cca5cd5d9

Senryu/Haiku, Special Agents

February 22, 2019

“What if Scully and – Mulder took charge of Mueller’s – investigation?”

https://www.newyorker.com/humor/daily-shouts/america-special-agents-scully-and-mulder-take-over-the-mueller-investigation

Senryu/Haiku Quartet, Holy Mother Needs A Deep Cleaning

February 21, 2019

“Priests would keep children – after catechism class – for ‘extra lessons'”

“Zero tolerance – automatic defrocking – must become Canon Law”

“Frankie can talk all – he wants, the Curia still – controls the culture”

“The Catholic Church – and Republican Party – both need deep cleaning”

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-47201647#

Senryu/Haiku, Song And Dance

February 20, 2019

“Lennie Briscoe did – song and dance; enjoy him sing – ‘Try to Remember'”

Senryu/Haiku Octet: Let’s Get Something Straight, There Is No Emergency

February 18, 2019

“If you enjoy your – freedom don’t thank Congress, thank – the ACLU”

“Trump tramples on the – separation of powers – and the rule of law”

“Your ACLU – will be there for you when your – President goes rogue”

“Trump’s ICE Gestapo – violates the truths that make – America great”

“If you abuse your – power the ACLU – will see you in court”

“The ACLU – has our backs when Presidents – go outta control”

“The ACLU – resists abuse of power – at every level”

“With Congress broken – ACLU is the fourth – branch of government”

https://www.aclu.org/blog/executive-branch/there-no-national-emergency-border-and-trumps-declaration-illegal

Senryu/HaikuQuintet, Trump’s Fake Emergency

February 17, 2019

“Fact: immigration – is down; fact: drugs and slaves cross – at ports of entry”

“Less racism and – more tolerance would remove – the case for a wall”

“Being President – is just Saturday night at – the frat house for Trump”

“The only thing we – have to fear is Trump himself – (and his cabinet)”

“The true national – emergency is that Trump – is an idiot”

https://www.thenation.com/article/stop-trump-national-emergency-crisis/