November 23, 2011
Greetings, friends! May I address
A selection process thatís a mess,
And the candidates involved
Who pledge to get our problems solved?
Theyíre from the right, thatís very clear.
Thatís why their stock in trade is fear.
They talk about the deficit,
But donít say they created it.
They all say taxes are just bad,
Donít take from rich folks what theyíve had.
Just starve the poor and middle-class.
Who cares if the wealth gap is so vast?
Letís start with Mitt, the man of Romney, (more…)
October 9, 2011
I love New York. A weekend ago, on October 1, I walked through Washington Square Park and encountered a bunch of people with dachshunds. This weekend the park was full of Occupy Wall Street protesters who had moved uptown for the day, probably to let their bedding air out. Only in New York will you find events focusing on low-slung sausage dogs and high-flung profit hogs taking place in the identical place a week apart. (more…)