Your Weekly Politickle: FALL

FALLWe are now in a sinister seasonWhen unscrupulous souls see no reasonAnd it doesn’t make senseTo refrain from offense:They’ve already committed high treason. From the archive CUCKOODo you think you can pull off a coupAnd establish a tyranny, too,Without us fighting backWith a counterattack?If you do, then you don’t have …

Your Weekly Politickle: CIVICS 101

CIVICS 101There is lots of confusion todayOn a subject that’s clear and not gray:It’s the right of the POTUSTo choose judges for SCOTUSAnd let senators vote yea or nay. From the archive BLASÉAn accuser cites her fear of flyingTo justify not testifying,But she’s been everywhereAnd has traveled by air,So it’s …

Your Weekly Politickle: PRIZELESS

PRIZELESSAll the world is erupting in cheersAt the greatest new peace deal in years,But the chattering classWill ignore it en masse’Cause they’ve got something stuck in their ears. From the archive LIGHTWEIGHTGetting older, you may realizeThat your waistline’s a much larger size,But Obama’s stayed slim,Having kept himself trim:Let’s award him …

Your Weekly Politickle: CUCKOO

CUCKOODo you think you can pull off a coupAnd establish a tyranny, too,Without us fighting backWith a counterattack?If you do, then you don’t have a clue. From the archive JOE BRIBIN’“There’s no conflict for me or for Sonny –That’s a fact, even if it sounds funny.You can trust me,” says …

Your Weekly Politickle: KAMALA

KAMALAIt’s well known she was willing to swapCertain assets to get to the top:There’s no way to embarrassVP nominee HarrisAny more than a pig in the slop. From the archive DEBATE BUCKETBeto, Buttigieg, Biden, and Booker,Castro, Gillibrand, Gabbard the looker,Warren, Klobuchar, Sanders:Every single one panders,As do Swalwell and Harris the …

Your Weekly Politickle: LIGHT VERSE

LIGHT VERSEAlthough limericks often dependOn coarse content that’s bound to offendAnd bad puns that are proneTo elicit a groan,To what heights do they sometimes ascend! From the archive THE LIMERICKIt’s the silliest syllogismAnd a metrical mechanismFor amusing a blokeBy telling a jokeOr conveying a witticism.(2018) CAVEAT LECTORBoat I bought had …

Your Weekly Politickle: AVALANCHE!

AVALANCHE!How unnerving for you and for meWhen we’re up on the mountain and seeThe whole slope start to crumbleAnd then suddenly tumble:Kevin Clinesmith’s decided to plea. From the archive RATS!Life in prison or maybe a tripTo the gallows, unless you now flip,Help expose all the plots,The ones calling the shots,And …