Monthly Archives: August 2001

Carnival Pro Status Quo – a design for direct action

Let there be, today, In every major city a demonstration by the Status Quo: A phalanx of bureaucrats, their faces masked in blank plastic gazes, their suits pinstriped with the mastheads of the newspapers of record, their power ties made … Continue reading

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You Never Thanked the Poor

by William Gillespie dedicated to Che Guevara, Harry Mathews, and Dr. Seuss A soft life made you hard, you grew a shell But who’s that singing songs outside your door They’re here because you never thanked the poor The ones … Continue reading

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Headlines We’d Like to See

Henry Kissenger Subpoenaed To Testify in Trial of Chilean Dictator; Extradition Likely, International War Crimes Charges Possible Dow, Nasdaq Down; Elvis, Rasputin Sightings Up; “Odd Couple” Spotted At Truck Stops Along I-80 George W. Bush Admits Being 3rd Grade Dropout; … Continue reading

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Newslimereck

There was an old VP from DC, whose heartbeat so needed some defibb. That a pacemaker he got, oil-powered ’twas not. And that made him just a bit queasy.

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Fungibility

by Maiko Covington Fambly planning just isn’t fundable Because those funds just might be fungible US taxes might replace a portion Of funds that will then be used for abortion Or maybe even just talking about it. But when it … Continue reading

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A Newspoet’s New Year’s Resolution

by Joe Futrelle This year, I resolve to write a poem a day about the news or at least about bison. I resolve to read the damn newspaper, including the sports section and the bridge column and monitor the lottery … Continue reading

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