Posts Tagged ‘Supreme Court’

Haiku Quartet, Treehouse In A Teapot

January 7, 2018

“Small town bureaucrats – are often clueless about – how to do their jobs”

“The city screwed up – they should admit it and not – harass residents”

“When you ask questions – at City Hall always get – answers in writing”

“City Hall said ‘Yes’ – to their treehouse but now they’re – at the Supreme Court”

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5241681/Told-treehouse-owners-appeal-Supreme-Court.html

Haiku Trilogy, KaBoom!

April 7, 2017

http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/327591-gop-triggers-nuclear-option-gutting-filibuster-in-gorsuch-fight#.WOb23NEixkY.facebook

1. “Republicans drive – a dagger right through the heart – of democracy”

2. “Without sixty votes – Neil Gorsuch will be the first – illegal Justice”

3. “They break the china – spit in the soup and put their – fists through the paintings”

Tit For Tat

March 23, 2017

https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/gorsuch-confirmation-hearing-to-focus-today-on-testimony-from-friends-foes/2017/03/23/14d21116-0fc7-11e7-9d5a-a83e627dc120_story.html?utm_term=.b8005d2db1ef

“If a President is not allowed to appoint a Supreme Court Justice because he’s in the last year of his term then by the same reasoning, a President who is under an FBI investigation should also not be allowed to appoint a Supreme Court Justice”

Haiku, Advice From Notorious RBG

October 9, 2016

“Be independent, – read, seek great teachers, achieve, – make luck, marry well”

Haiku, Quid Pro Quo

May 5, 2016

http://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/the-supreme-court-gets-ready-to-legalize-corruption?mbid=gnep&intcid=gnep&google_editors_picks=true

“SCOTUS about to – deregulate corruption – by making it speech”

Haiku, Merrick Garland Deserves A Hearing

April 19, 2016

http://www.npr.org/2016/04/19/474689286/out-of-the-horror-in-oklahoma-city-merrick-garland-forged-the-way-forward#

“Garland is a great – nominee; give him an ear – Senator #Grasshole”

Haiku, RIP Antonin Scalia

February 14, 2016

http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/the-death-of-antonin-scalia

“Ding, dong the old judge – is dead; which old judge?; the old – conservative judge.”

Haiku, Silent Clarence

February 1, 2016

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/02/us/politics/clarence-thomas-supreme-court.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=second-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0

“Justice Thomas has – not questioned a lawyer from – the bench in ten years”

Haiku, Hang On Kennedy, Kennedy Hang On

June 28, 2015

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/06/9-angry-judges/396989/?google_editors_picks=true

“Washed hands, burned bridges, – sweeping animosities – and seething angers”