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  1. about 17 hours ago on Tom Toles

    UNCONSCIONABLE – {rhyme and coda}

    Atrocious. It is unconscionably so,

    that Repugs proceed so obstinately to go

    to such extremes

    to continue their memes

    which build on their themes

    while America screams.

    They create such an abominable woe.

    … Coda:

    Woes which’ll ultimately bite them back

    when America at long last will give them the sack.


  2. 3 days ago on Tom Toles

    {Off the cartoon’s topic:}

    “WELL-REGULATED”{???} MILITIA – {rhyme and coda}

    “Well Regulated”??? …

    … well, Not an Alt-Right militia

    who’ll shoot whomever they wish, – a

    Bill-of-Rights “right”, mis-stated

    by fevered brains frustrated

    that the Rights are for those whom they’ve hated.

    … Coda:

    Let’s have them re-located

    to jails, and THERE “regulated”,

    from society segregated.


  3. 3 days ago on Tom Toles

    REPRISE – {limerick and coda}

    Delightful, this sight that one sees: -

    - some Change in political seas.

    But one is not certain

    that closed is the curtain.

    One frets ‘bout a Rightwing reprise.

    … Coda:

    Wham, Bam. Thank you, Ma’am

    that for Now there’s less Moore in Alabam.


  4. 4 days ago on Tom Toles

    REPARATIVE UPHEAVAL – {1.40 limericks and coda}

    It’ll take a systemic upheaval

    to quell our nation’s evil

    of greed unbelievable

    and hate inconceivable, -

    - and achieve some relief by retrieval

    of the American ways

    of more halcyon days.

    … Coda:

    EVERYthing Rightwing and Trumpish must go; -

    - otherwise woe will continue to flow.


  5. 5 days ago on Tom Toles

    {Off the cartoon’s topic:}

    RISING GORGE – {rhyme}

    My gorge, how it rises

    as the media apprises

    of the ways of Trump.

    In my throat there’s a lump.

    My blood, how it’s steamingly boiled.

    The coils of my guts are roiled

    and my britches are soggy and soiled

    when I think how The Donald has yuugely foiled

    my nation’s values and left us turmoiled.


  6. 5 days ago on Tom Toles

    {Off the cartoon’s topic:}

    BLACK HOLE – {rhyme and image}

    A Black Hole, the oval office: -

    - Societal norms disappear

    into Trump’s voracious orifice.

    The values which we revere

    are gone when he widens his jaw,

    are destroyed in his ravenous maw.

    … Image:



  7. 5 days ago on Tom Toles


    We’re innocent folks who sometimes invest

    in politicians who’ll feather our nest.

    Too bad that you Others get so distressed; -

    - too bad that you Others get so dispossessed

    when of government service you get divested

    when us Plutocrats’ surf has surged and crested.


  8. 6 days ago on Tom Toles

    The REPCONG is WRONG – {a rhyme and a But and a coda}

    re the RepCong’s kitchen: -

    - My, how it stinks

    from the hash made by Mitch ’n

    by Ryan, who thinks

    to further enrichen

    the Plutocrat finks.

    … BUT:

    But the RepCong is wrongfully wrong: -

    - the Head too would die before long, …

    … were the economy’s lower body

    to plod in conditions so shoddy.

    … Coda:

    The RepCong is Stupidly Further glitching

    a system already writhing and twitching.


  9. 7 days ago on Tom Toles

    {Off the cartoon’s topic:}

    FERRETS – {rhyme}

    Mueller’s team of ferrets

    ferrets out The Donald’s demerits.

    This regime they seek to repair its

    pig-headed too-fast proceeding

    to ruin the nation, – to impair its

    abilities to keep on succeeding.


  10. 7 days ago on Tom Toles

    CIVILITY’S CESSATION – {1.60 limericks}

    May Repugnantans not have impunity

    for their taking so much opportunity

    to be the causation

    of our nation’s mutation

    to a mess of abject disunity

    and flustered frustration

    and civility’s cessation

    and loss of our sense of community.