Archive for the ‘Budget’ Category

Leadership failure

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Tempting false choices
Bright, alluring distractions;
Banana peel wins

 

© 2011 cheeseflap.com 

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The US debt deal…

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Ceiling will be raised,
But cirrus clouds are still clouds;
Signs of coming storm

 

© 2011 cheeseflap.com

American debt (debate)

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Boehner sets his jaw,
Settles in for a long fight;
Baby’s grunting face

Obama’s eyes well,
Endless chore of cleaning up;
(Don’t feed it pizza!)

 

© 2011 cheeseflap.com

No new taxes

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

What helps most people,
Is bad for business people,
Who aren’t people

 

© 2011 cheeseflap.com

Haunted

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Shrill midnight voices
Plead their case in Boehner’s sleep
Nightmare parasites

 

© 2011 cheeseflap.com

[in response to story at thinkprogress.org]

Politician’s haiku

Friday, April 8th, 2011

“First, I befriend you…
Next, as king’s compost tender,
I will betray you”

 

© 2011 cheeseflap.com

Wanted: More Christians

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

“We’re god’s dependents;
He claims us all on taxes,
It’s good for business”

 

© 2011 cheeseflap.com

[Jim DeMint says as government grows, god shrinks. Yes, he said it. Really. See story here]