Tag Archives: Wealth

POEM: Sisyphus Shrugged

This poem is a parody of the libertarian bible, Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged, where rugged (read “ruthless”) individualism in service of economic wealth and power is lauded above all else. Sisyphus Shrugged Ann ran In the company of train wrecks … Continue reading

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POEM: Seniority

A short poem on aging well… Seniority I used to be Young and unafraid Now I am Just Old and unafraid I suspect that one of the most pivotal dynamics of aging is about fear and conformity. It seems that … Continue reading

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POEM: Humble Chic – “Yet I am poor, because I am a river to my people.”

This poem is a tip of the hat to the movie, Lawrence of Arabia, where Lawrence is schooled by his Arab friend after claiming that he is a mere servant. His friend recounts many epic deeds and concludes: “Yet I … Continue reading

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INAUGURAL Public Health Radio Show on WAKT, 106.1 FM Toledo — Just For The Health of It: Medicare For All and Toledo Democracy Day

After years in the waiting and making, I am proud to announce the inaugural show of my public health radio show, Just for the Health of It,  on WAKT, 106.1 FM Toledo (ToledoRadio.org). Just for the Health of It brings you new … Continue reading

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FREE ANTI-TRUMP POSTER: Trump Touts Pillar of Jobs Program – Lowest black unemployment since slavery, and I promise a return to 100 percent black employment

This free poster melds the themes of Prez Donald Trump’s love of capital over workers and his palpable racism. The Trump tax plan is proof enough that The Don doesn’t care about increasing income inequality and that redressing Black economic … Continue reading

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FREE POLITICAL POSTER: Trump’s Tax Cut Cut – 15 million dollars each year, just like yours

Prez Donald trump has claimed that he will have to pay more under his tax plan. Of course, this is a lie. He will personally gain millions and millions each year. When he dies, his heirs will make millions more … Continue reading

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FREE POLITICAL POSTER: Donald Trump Swamped With Taxing Situations, Declares MOST UNDRAINING EVER!

Donald Trump’s promise to “Drain the swamp” from Washington, DC, is perhaps his most surreal promise of all. Today, President Donald Trump is campaigning for Senate candidate Roy Moore, who has been facing mounting credible evidence of his predatory sexual … Continue reading

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FREE POLITICAL POSTER: Republican Leaders Gather To Celebrate Their Tax Scam

The coalition of deplorables known as the Republican leadership are celebrating the careening success of their ill-considered, hypocritical, and mean-spirited tax scam.  Now, perhaps the only hope for sane Americans is that GOP leaders will stumble over themselves in their … Continue reading

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FREE POSTER: Sen. Rob “Robber” Portman – Reverse Robin Hood

This free political poster features Sen. Rob “Robber” Portman (R-OH) as Reverse Robin Hood, stealing from the poor and giving to the rich.  This free poster is yet another in my “Parity or Parody in Democracy” series. This poster was … Continue reading

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FREE POSTER: Health Care Warrior – Sen. Rob Portman Flamethrowing Medicaid

This free poster, Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH), health care warrior, graphically depicts the futility of flamethrowing Medicaid and hoping that some extra money for opioid treatment will adequately address the opioid epidemic. While Sen Portman counts his pennies for health … Continue reading

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Self-Made Trump Has A Fool For A Maker

In Trumpian fashion, fool of irony, I quote myself: “A self-made man has a fool for a maker.”  The man-child known as Donald Trump runs roughshod over the boundaries of lesser fools.  He fashions his fashion as the boss of … Continue reading

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POEM: Pick Pockets

More reliable than a GPS If surrounded by plenty And struck by want You are in a shop As goaled to led Buy that invisible hand Only wanting Too pick Your pockets You can’t buy happiness — but not for … Continue reading

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THIRD PARTY POEM: A Door Number Three

A Door Number Three Caught a mist The cross Fire Between partisan streams Shooting for number won Too put out In A narrow mined field Wear white is anti-black And black is nonwhite So fanatical about your stripes Yet no … Continue reading

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REAL POLITICS, REAL CANDIDATE: Jill Stein 2016 Platform

IF you want a progressive presidential candidate that you can get excited about voting FOR, then Jill Stein, the Green Party presidential candidate is worth serious consideration.  Jill Stein has selected her Green Party running mate, Vice President choice, Ajamu Baraka. … Continue reading

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POEM: Naught For Prophet Fun Razing

In the crucible Of the well-heeled And the, well, heeled He surrounded himself With corporate persons Naught for prophet organizations Possessed buy a cutting edge currency paper thin The filing and folding kind Their foundational hope Nay only hope To … Continue reading

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FREE POLITICAL POSTER [Anti-Trump, Anti-Hillary]: PRICE FIGHT OF THE CENTURY — Billionaires For Billionaires VERSUS Billionaires For Millionaires — You Know You Will Pay To See That!

This Anti-Trump, Anti-Hillary, Anti-Oligarchy poster spells out clearly who will pay for this spectacle of billionaires and millionaires fighting it out to see who will rule over US.  The fight bill is exorbitantly clear!  PRICE FIGHT OF THE CENTURY — … Continue reading

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POLITICAL POEM: The Whole Damn Nation

Oh no No no A nation divided And so so partial to the whirled As who elect Who to rule Over US The select select Culled before we can even vote In the worst OKs scenario Effaced with know choice … Continue reading

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FREE POSTER: King Trump, Queen Hillary — ARISTOCRACY RULES, Resistance is Feudal

Even in America, the so-called home of the free and leader of the free world, we can’t seem to escape the rule of aristocrats.  While we escaped a Jeb Bush candidacy, we may be stuck with a Donald Trump and … Continue reading

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POEM: Are You A Friend of Dorothy?

As a friend of Dorothy Day I wood ax More than won quest in A bout Her call As a tenet in passable saint hood As if a priest to nun Or mirror lay person Aborting gaiety As an infallible … Continue reading

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POEM: Can She Be Eunuch?

She stated No one else can do what I do To witch They rejoined Realing in whore Accept that you are a cog You intractable wrench Unfit for cloning round And unstranded She cut out From the puppet tier Knot … Continue reading

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