Category Archives: Odd Songs and Poems

The Autumn of Our Discontent?

I wrote and posted Don’t Piss on My Head and Tell Me that It’s Raining – An Anti-Ode to Trickle Down Economics in May, but I’m reposting it in solidarity with the folks waking up to Occupy America. Here are … Continue reading

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za zen it zuckz zometimez or The Voter’s Dilemma

… OR MAYBE NOT CAUTION: The tone of this post is more serious than the general tenor of this blog. If you’re looking for giggles or lots of snark, there’s plenty of other stuff here and elsewhere. Up to you. … Continue reading

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The Ballad of the Great Yukon Puke On: A Magnum Opus

Chorus: Listen my children to this tale I will tell of potatoes and noodles and peas. If you listen quite well, you might hear some bells and the groanings and moanings, and the wails and the flails of a man … Continue reading

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¿Que? Sarah, Sarah

Perhaps this bit of poetry will suit Mrs. Palin. It filks nicely to a tune that Doris Day made popular. ¿Que? Sarah, Sarah When I was still a governor I told some people, that I would see Jesus return, in … Continue reading

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Don’t Piss on My Head and Tell Me that It’s Raining – An Anti-Ode to Trickle Down Economics

Been 30 years since Reagan said That trickling down was the way to head This nation, shining city on a hill And still we’re paying that fat bill Don’t piss on my head and tell me that it’s raining That … Continue reading

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Drill, Baby, Kill — A Requiem Rap

April 20, 2011 — Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico that resulted in: •  11 immediate human deaths, •  a giant oil-drilling rig sunk to the sea floor, •  approximately 206 … Continue reading

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