Posts Tagged ‘safety net’

Haiku Quintet, Translating Trumptwaddle

August 7, 2017

1. “Back in the fifties – every good paying job was – reserved for white men”

2. “Trump promised the great – white unicorn and poor white – people believed him”

3. “We pool resources – to share catastrophe but – not for everyone”

4. “The private sector – is propped up by generous – public subsidies”

5. “Outside the bubble – of white socialism it’s – a broken system”

https://www.forbes.com/sites/chrisladd/2017/03/13/unspeakable-realities-block-universal-health-coverage-in-the-us/#76e98f5a186a

Haiku Trilogy, Shredding

May 23, 2017

“Trump wants to shove the – branches of your safety net – through his wood chipper”

“Shit Trump said to get – elected has become lies – that will get you screwed”

“Face it, Trump voters – you got played, screwed, scammed, huckstered, – flimflammed and suckered”

https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/columnists/2017/05/23/face-it-trump-voters-you-got-played/340182001/

Haiku Duet, Simple Math

May 23, 2017

“Republicans want – the rich to have more; the rest – of us to have less”

“Bend over suckers – Congress wants to punk new laws – where the moon don’t shine”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2017/05/22/sorry-suckers-trump-is-perfectly-happy-to-help-paul-ryan-shred-the-safety-net/?tid=ss_fb&utm_term=.76ceff28acf8