Posts tagged ‘American politics’

February 25, 2021

A Broken System Limerick

by Joel Kravitz

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The current political climate could not be anymore toxic.

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February 10, 2021

A Matter of Morals and Courage Limerick

by Joel Kravitz

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This is a time for Moral Purpose, Moral Compass
And Moral Courage. We’ll soon find out what
our country’s Congress is made of.

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June 1, 2020

He Hid…

by A. L. O'Prunty

Like a mole




February 24, 2016

A Presidential Election Limerick

by Joel Kravitz

It’s an election year. Lucky us. 350 million people get to pick the one person to be the leader of the free world. Most of those people will not participate in the process. Many can’t due to being under the voting age or being too old to get to the polls. But the majority of non-participants think that their voice will not be heard and their vote doesn’t really count. And they may be right. I have written about this previously. Almost 2500 years ago, Aristotle said that Democracy is the lowest form of government – to paraphrase his reasoning, it’s the inmates running the asylum.

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December 31, 2015

A Six Line (Yes, it took six lines for this one!) State of The Union Limerick

by Joel Kravitz

I try to keep my limericks light and use them for jokes about relationships, sex, marriage, and getting old which are things that I know just enough about to be able to write my dumb jokes. But every so often, current events or some other serious thing causes me to think and reflect and make an observation and/or comment. I did that when the government was on the brink of shutting down because the partisan politics in Congress chose to butt heads rather than seek solutions.

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October 16, 2013

A Couple Of “Government Shutdown” Limericks

by Joel Kravitz

It had to happen. There was no way that a couple of limericks about the debacle in Washington were not going to pop out of my head. I am not a political pundit, though I probably could be. I have the DNA for it. I am Jewish which would mean that I am going to have an opinion on anything that can have an opinion on it. But frankly, I find the subject too depressing for my little poems and sense of humor.

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