Couplets: “It Was a Dark and STORMY Day”

Within the White House the forecast is "Stormy." But the president swears that NOTHING porny Ever happened with that woman hushed With money that had NOTHING to do with slush. Lawyers pay off porn stars all the time Right before elections . . . with their own dime Without the knowledge of the one was … Continue reading Couplets: “It Was a Dark and STORMY Day”

Rumple Oxbridge: “The More War Sonnet for Afghanistan”

By Rumple Oxbridge, liberal lyricist   Trump has a plan to fix Afghanistan: more war will do what war has not before. It is a plan not hard to understand his "war cabinet" advises--War fails? Try more. Eventually this war will have to end but stopping war before we win is like un-masculine and feminist. … Continue reading Rumple Oxbridge: “The More War Sonnet for Afghanistan”

An Alleged Copy of a White House Transcript Provided Courtesy of Russia [Satire]

By John Kaufman Discussion in the Offal Oval Office of The White House via Great Generosity of Russia !Official Transcript! cc: U.S.A. Russian Foreign Minister: Hey, Donny. What's new? President T.: I get great intel. I have people brief me on great intel every day. F.M.: No kidding. What's "intel"? T. : You know, secret stuff.  … Continue reading An Alleged Copy of a White House Transcript Provided Courtesy of Russia [Satire]

“War is the Health of the State”–But Not People

  How's this for a grand generalization? The United States is not great at providing health care and really good at waging war. And by "good" I do not mean effectively. We wage war a lot because we can afford to and very few Americans ever personally feel its considerable terrible effects. And we don't do health care very effectively … Continue reading “War is the Health of the State”–But Not People

Rumple Oxbridge: “Playing the Trump Card”

  By Rumple Oxbridge (imaginary imaginer at The Pacific) House Speaker Paul Ryan spoke Donald Trump "is not conservatism." Thus many Repubs are chumps because they think the Donald is the purest for of all the raving ranters he's the surest. (When it comes to bigotry Trump's a purist.) Trump wins the most conservatively-correct according … Continue reading Rumple Oxbridge: “Playing the Trump Card”