The Great Republican Panty Raid

Originally posted on THE SHINBONE STAR:
Republican ‘frat boys,’ led by the odious Matt Gaetz, prepare to storm a congressional hearing, claiming they needed to know what was going on during a deposition where Republican interests were already legally represented. More than 20 conservative Republicans — allegedly members of the secretive, deep state Loony Society —…

Trump’s War

Originally posted on THE SHINBONE STAR:
The unrestrained killing in the Levant has started. The Turkish newspaper Hurriyet Daily News Friday reported 342 Kurdish “terrorists” dead at the hands of invading Turkish soldiers and displaced Syrian militias, with many more civilians missing. Clueless Donald Trump, who knows even less about history than he does about…

Did you notice our new feature? Probably not, so we’re pointing it out!

Originally posted on THE SHINBONE STAR:
By DUTTON PEABODY Editor in Chief DUTTON PEABODY At a recent staff meeting in The Shinbone Star’s palatial newsroom, I worked to put down a coup attempt (there’s that word again) after beleaguered writers opined that they deserved a raise. I challenged them. “A raise?” I said. “But what have you…

Jack – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

Originally posted on parallax:
dVerse Poets – Quadrille Photo: jbsconstruction.net “Careful what you tell yourself, especially if you’re stubborn.”  Nitya Prakesh Jack Jack was a handful at eighty, goes sideways a lot his feet don’t lift the same, Rosie called appointment time but old Jack’s mind played a fifties reel, he always pushed it late, Rosie knew…