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Tony Powers is a writer/actor/musician. His full bio may be seen by clicking on the picture, and then clicking on either of the 2 boxes below it.
barkinginthedark has written 429 posts for Barking In The Dark

TRUMP: THE PLAGUE

Headline 12/19/18; Trump: “We have defeated Isis in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump presidency.” Headline 1/6/19: Trump: “We have won against ISIS.” Headline 1/16/19: US service members killed in ISIS-claimed attack in Syria So, you’re the leader of Isis and you hear on TV that Donald Trump has tweeted that … Continue reading

A PICTURE WORTH A MILLION WORDS: A TEST

Can you see what is obvious in the above picture at table during the trade meetings with China? Here’s a hint: Only one person among the twelve in the picture has their mouth open. Here’s another: Only one person in this picture is seeking the camera. And another: There isn’t one woman at this table. … Continue reading

ON THE CUSP OF A NEW YEAR…A MEDITATION ON GERSHWIN, DUDAMEL, THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA AND HUMAN POSSIBILITY)

This is a re-post of a piece I wrote which I still want to hope is achievable – in spite of what we have experienced this year.   They made me cry tonight. This evening I watched a concert. The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra led by the brilliant young conductor Gustavo Dudamel, with guest pianist … Continue reading

TRUMP: “I’VE WON…WE NOW HAVE A WALL…MY WALL…TRUMP’S TREMENDOUS WALL…THE FABULOUS WALL OF TRUMP.”

Washington D.C. (Dec 27, 2018)  Reporters were hastily called to the White House this afternoon where Donald J. Trump announced to all assembled that “we have a wall.” The announcement came as a surprise to all those who have been following the ongoing negotiations involving Trump’s insistence on a five billion dollar appropriation for the … Continue reading

DOES ANYONE SEE THE SURREAL IRONY HERE?

I posted this piece on August 28th of this year. It is satire…or is it? Well… good satire is an exaggeration of reality. So, now, in December, the Republicans decide to pass a Prison Reform Bill for real – on the verge of many of them being carted off to prison! You can’t make this … Continue reading

DON’T DROP THE SOAP DONNY

Whenever I see and hear these apologists for Trump on TV saying things like, well, I think the President is giving a lot of thought to this crisis…Or; I don’t know whether or not so-and-so will be able to carry out the President’s agenda etc, etc, as I am screaming profanities I want to put … Continue reading

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