Treasure Island

John F. McCullagh

(09/28/1954 / Flushing)

Continuing Resolutely


There is a bankrupt government
Down in Washington D.C
A petty despot is presiding
from sea to shining sea.

The Senate is dysfunctional
The House perhaps is worse-
Obsessed with banning sex acts
That they hadn't thought of first.

They furloughed the non- essentials-
Eight hundred thousand out the door.
Had they looked around the chamber
They could find five hundred more!

They’ll be no negotiations
As they fight over the purse
We’ll pay fines or buy insurance
Affordable care-my ass.

A President elected
Largely based upon his skin
Will be followed by a woman
With more baggage than an INN

A bigger group of hypocrites
I hope never to see
Than this Congress full of Baboons
Posturing on T.V.

Submitted: Thursday, October 03, 2013
Edited: Friday, October 04, 2013

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A plague on both their houses?

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  • Mark Dillon (10/4/2013 2:04:00 PM)

    Believe me, it's no different over here. And as usual their incompetence and huge salary is paid for by the tax payer. (Report) Reply

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