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  • Sep 09 / 2013
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Your Weekly Politickle: BARRYOMETER

Barryometer

Feel free to publish, post, or pass on Your Weekly Politickle by F.R. Duplantier:

BARRYOMETER
“I take credit for any success –
All the plaudits and all the good press –
But find others to blame
And assume all the shame
When my policies make a big mess.”

From the archive:

OBAMA DOCTRINE
There’s no need for a war on terror.
Just say no to the c’est-la-guerrer.
Everything will be ducky
As long as we’re lucky
And the terrorist makes an error.
(2010)

Last week’s limerick:

WAGE WAR
A burger the price of a steak?
A $10 chocolate shake?
$10 fries
And hot apple pies?
Who remembers “deserving a break”?

  • Jan 31 / 2011
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Your Weekly Politickle: REVOLTING DEVELOPMENT

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REVOLTING DEVELOPMENT
Revolution’s a natural desire
When we lack what our natures require,
But it loses its glow
When oppressed people go
From the frying pan into the fire.

From the archive:

IT COULD’VE BEEN WORSE
Democrats in the White House are scary.
Jimmy Carter and Bill made us wary
And relieved there weren’t more:
Mike Dukakis, Al Gore,
And spandexterous dullard John Kerry!
(2007)

WORLD FREEDOM
If freedom can come to Romanians,
Albanians, Lithuanians, Ukrainians,
Why must others abide
While their freedom’s denied:
Brother Syrians, Saudis, Iranians?
(2006)

Last week’s verse:

ARTIFICIAL FAMINE
There’s no benefit to coal
If you cannot dig a hole,
And the value is nil
Of oil you can’t drill.
Who would favor such control?

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