Who is the Biggest Threat to Our Democracy?

Who threatens to execute accusers? Who promises a collapse of the world economy should a turn of events prove personally detrimental? Who calls for civil war, inciting unhinged followers? Who is a five-time draft dodger wants to risk your children in a war to protect the regime behind 9/11? Who attempts to invoke fear,"A horrible … Continue reading Who is the Biggest Threat to Our Democracy?

Sex Scandals, Related to Trump Make an Ugly Picture

I've started 7 or 8 posts in post in the past week, finishing only one. I'm having an existential crisis. What is the point of news we've become immune to? There is a big picture in 3 of the stories I've discarded... this ever changing kaleidoscope of ugliness in Donald Trump. A kaleidoscope is colored … Continue reading Sex Scandals, Related to Trump Make an Ugly Picture

Pathetic Poetic Particularization

Georgia: shameless systemic suppression  North Carolina: sins similarly seen Texas: Cruz defrauds devoid of discretion Cheesehead complaints: contaminated touch screens ~ Disenfranchisement dispatched, done unquestioned GOP’s foregone fleecing, it was foreseen Absentee, early voting, registration Mailed letters long “lost” by blatant libertines ~ https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/10/29/voter-suppression-tactics-in-the-age-of-trump/amp ~ Missing migrant minors milled in procession  Tucked in tents at … Continue reading Pathetic Poetic Particularization

A News Story, and a Limerick, Followed by a Bible Verse

Prominent evangelical leader on Khashoggi crisis: let’s not risk “$100 billion worth of arms sales” This is Christianity today How I wonder what Jesus would say Although I suppose  It’s easy to know Check His book, read it, and pray: Matthew 23.37-39: ‘Your people have killed the prophets and have stoned the messengers who were … Continue reading A News Story, and a Limerick, Followed by a Bible Verse