The New Deal

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The Ballad of “Social Issues” And “Socialism” From the Conservative Point of View or: That Bernie is a Commie Pinko But, We’ll Take The Bail-Out

“Genuine equality means not treating everyone the same, but attending equally to everyone’s different needs.” ― Terry Eagleton, Why Marx Was Right “Social issues” – “Commie” code for basic human need Providing equal aid to all is “Socialism’s” seed There’s just no funds for schools right now we know you understand We need this money … Continue reading

The Ballad of Rush Limbaugh’s Nightmare or: I Dreamt Something So Terrible I Had to Take Some More Oxycontin…A Whole Lot More

Rush Limbaugh had a horrid fright A dream that kept him up all night That FDR came back that day And found the jobs Bush threw away   He dreamt there was a new New Deal So many jobs – it was too real New roads and rails and schools and this An educated populace … Continue reading

The Ballad of Grover Norquist or: Excuse me, but when did we elect this guy?

Every Republican kiss-ass Has pledged their allegiance to this ass Their mantra, their cure; Let’s just tax the poor Who cares about them, they’re a piss class His tax policy’s etched in acid A tax on the rich? We won’t pass it Let all the rest squirm On this he is firm Tho’ the rest … Continue reading