No Tax For You… a poem

April 15, It’s tax day Poor and middle class Will pay ~ ~ Amazon, Chevron, Eli Lily Halliburton, Duke Energy General Motors, IBM Honeywell, Occidental Petroleum ~ for 10 million Trump tax ‘cut’ actually increased taxes American families, report finds – ThinkProgress ~ Netflix, Deere, Devon Energy CMS, Aramark... Who else? let’s see Kinder Morgan— … Continue reading No Tax For You… a poem

Political Chaos, 4/13/2019

This has been a particularly disturbing week for anyone paying attention to the news, each new story overshadowing the previous one. Donald Trump and his appointees have become more brazen in their refusal to follow the law, that seems to be the theme. The story that kicked off the week, that of Trump’s latest fixer, … Continue reading Political Chaos, 4/13/2019

Chuck Grassley, Fighting to Keep Trump’s Taxes on the Downlow

Chuck Grassley, Senate Finance Committee Chairman (who helped penned the “farm bailout bill” designed to help farmers facing destitution brought on by Trump’s tariff policies, then signed up to collect those tax dollars himself), has me reconsidering my motives for wanting to see Trump's taxes. "When you strip out all their pretexts, and when you … Continue reading Chuck Grassley, Fighting to Keep Trump’s Taxes on the Downlow

Cheaters Never Prosper… If They Get Caught

While the kleptocrats in control of our political system have wielded their power to widen the wealth gap, the ultra rich have rigged the future for their underachieving offspring by gifting them Ivy League College admissions that likely come with matching ill gotten diplomas. Let’s be honest, this shocking college admissions scandal is nothing new. … Continue reading Cheaters Never Prosper… If They Get Caught

Donald Trump Lied

“I am the first and only GOP candidate to state there will be no cuts to Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid.” ~Donald Trump 2015 He was lying. Donald Trump and his administration do a lot of talking about cutting federal spending to reduce the deficit, but when they do, they never mention the reason the … Continue reading Donald Trump Lied

Life on this President’s Day… a poem

Manafort's maudlin Perceptive he’ll perish in prison Gates and Flynn comply... Consider what else has arisen Roger Stone arrested In relation to GRU Michael Cohen has been indicted No that's nothing new Papadapolous ignored Coffee’s inconsequential Trumpsters pay taxes NOW they're no longer reverential Who funded the GOP, Rich guys pay nothing, tax bill? Middle … Continue reading Life on this President’s Day… a poem