Scott Pruitt… a limerick

Scott Pruitt of the EPA

Is in a rut of really bad days

Corrupt to the core

Abusing power and more

In the real world he’d be locked away

(👇🏼👇🏼💩👇🏼👇🏼)

$50 to a lobbyist

For rent, this price point doesn’t exist

At all in DC

Most obviously

It was a bribe Pruitt couldn’t resist

Samantha Dravis was a consigned

Aid to Scott Pruitt, she just resigned,

By all accounts though

She was a no show

November to March, but paid in kind

She saw the world while on salary

From Morocco to gay Paris

She did have the time

And tax payer’s dime

Could she be Pruitt’s f***k buddy?

Scott is anti-environmental

For Earth, he’s not sentimental

He’s living the dream

By skimming the cream

Is this criminal, or governmental?

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These men voice a line that’s the same

Healthcare and Medicare are to blame

The deficit made

Once tax cuts were paid

To “the best people,” the GOP by name

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<a href=”https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/rush/”>Rush</a&gt;

Trump’s Budget… a limerick

We’ve seen extra copper now, for weeks,

Maybe Trump’s tax scam isn’t so bleak

But as warnings said

The deficit’s bled

$1.5 trillion, so now Trump seeks…

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Cuts:

Medicaid by $1.1 trillion

Social Security by $72 billion

And Medicare by $266 billion

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The wealthy have attained their windfall

A political storm caused it all

At a price, no lie,

The needy must die

They were misled, now the chips will fall

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Meanwhile:

TRUMP GOLF COUNT: 💯 days

Cost to Taxpayers: $62,566,178**

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<a href=”https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/warning/”>Warning</a&gt;

A Tale of $2.8 Million

Trump can’t hurt former FBI Director James Comey, he can’t hurt Special Council Robert Mueller, but he can destroy former Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Andrew McCabe’s life.

Andrew McCabe announced his retirement after pressure from the Trump camp in January. McCabe turns 50 this Sunday, and after 20+ years of service that makes him eligible for retirement benefits. He will receive a pension worth $1.8 million.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is reportedly considering firing McCabe, just days before his retirement, for the sole purpose of denying him his pension.

They’ve set the stage. Sarah Sanders, who would never say such a thing about Putin, calls McCabe “a bad actor.” Jeff Sessions says he might do it. Trump has repeatedly slammed McCabe on Twitter and in person, even asking him who he voted for.

Another story in the news this week pertains to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. He’s the guy with the 3rd wife who tags her accessories on Instagram and lashes out at critics.

The Mnuchin couple has burned through $1 million in tax payer funded trips, eight of them, in his first 8 months in office… Not only does Mnuchin never fly commercial, but he only flies military. Nothing but the best for this former Goldman Sachs banker whose net worth is said to be $300 million.

Mnuchin blows through tax payer funds unapologetically, this man who pushed for the tax cut for billionaires, and wants to cut Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security.

There is irony in these two stories. Trump has set his people on destroying FBI’s Andrew McCabe, claiming that McCabe is scamming tax payers by retiring after he is eligible for his pension, after decades of service, pushing a narrative that McCabe was politically biased in handling the (but what about) Clinton’s email case. The reason for the accusation is McCabe’s wife, she’s a Democrat who received donations for her Virginia state Senate campaign from Virginia’s then governor, Terry McAuliffe, a close ally of the Clintons.

Receiving money from a Virginia governor is, by Trump standards, a damning crime. But the GOP and Trump receiving money from the Koch brothers, in exchange for allowing them to draft a tax bill that saves them a billion in taxes annually, is okay. Russian money laundering by the NRA, who then funneled it into Trump’s campaign is also perfectly acceptable.

The numbers again—

  • Mnuchin and his wife du jour blow $1 million in 8 months time to experience the eclipse, and see Europe.
  • McCabe earns his $1.8 million pension after 20+ years of government service in the FBI.

Trump doesn’t bat an eye with the first, but takes affront at the second.

Will McCabe last the weekend?

** Unfortunately this post needs updating. This evening Jeff Sessions followed Trump’s order to fire Andrew McCabe. Trump is consistent in his vindictiveness, if nothing else.

“Here is the reality: I am being singled out and treated this way because of the role I played, the actions I took, and the events I witnessed in the aftermath of the firing of James Comey.” ~Andrew McCabe

McCabe worked for that pension and deserves it. In any event, he’ll appeal this in court, and there’s always a book deal.

Trump can’t walk away from an opportunity to witness tamper and obstruct justice.

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<a href=”https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/wrinkle/”>Wrinkle</a&gt;

Another Manafort Indictment… limerick

In Virginia there’s been some excitement

A newly issued Grand Jury indictment

Against Paul Manafort

And Rick Gates, per report

By Special Counsel— Trump’s “witch-hunt” amendment

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BREAKING NEWS: The felons, this time around,

Committed tax, and bank fraud, Mueller found,

Give a round of applause

There IS probable cause

To presume even these crimes will compound

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Today’s indictments include 32

New charges against both these men who

Hid $75 mill

Laundered $30 more still

And tendered false financial statements too.

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<a href=”https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/assay/”>Assay</a&gt;

Putin, Putin, Putin… a limerick

The middle “Brady Bunch” girl, Donald Trump

Is misunderstood, sad, in a slump

His big sister Vlad

Hogs attention, it’s SAD!

It’s understandable he’s such a grump

Great numbers for his billionaire friends!

For the rest of us on poverty’s end

Of the new tax scale

Keep checking the mail

For the refund they’ll never send.

Paul Ryan was paid off the day after

The tax bill was made law… hear the laughter?

Koch paid a half mil

What’s better still?

Ryan pitched it, Koch was the drafter

$500,000— Shall we calculate,

52 weeks, in a year- no debate

$9,615.

Per-week, it’s obscene

Ryan works for whom? What’s his new tax-rate?

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<a href=”https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/sympathize/”>Sympathize</a&gt;

The Distraction of Secret Societies

Conservative lawmakers convey concern regarding contents of texts corresponded between two FBI agents Peter Strzok and FBI Council Lisa Page, whereby the couple conversed contemptuously concerning President Trump. They’ve since been canned by Special Council Mueller…ceriously seriously.

Based on a single sarcastic comment by a member of the FBI, a joke— “perhaps this is the first meeting of the ‘secret society,’”

Trey M (Malfoy) Gowdy R-South Carolina, Ron Johnson R-Wisconsin, Matt Gaetz R- Florida, and others in the GOP have made the rounds with FOX, CNN, and any MSM who will listen to their attempts to discredit Mueller, claiming existence of an FBI secret society determined to destroy Trump.

Let’s not forget Devin P (PleaseArrestMe)Nunes. Nunes claims to have information no one else has, but he will not show it. This reminds me of a press conference a few months back when someone, (hmm… Nunes?) said he had evidence proving former President Obama had indeed wired Trump Tower. That wasn’t true then, and this isn’t true now. Perhaps there need to be ethics investigations into Nunes, Gowdy, Johnson, and others who are in violation of DOJ agreement that the information, of said text messages, which were provided to Nunes, were not meant to be shared outside a few designated members of the committee.

Trump’s OWN Department of Justice consider Representative Devin Nunes’ behavior, releasing a classified memo, a threat to national security.

Not surprisingly, Speaker of the House Paul C (Complicit) Ryan is in support of Nunes.

They might add a perfunctory

“what about the Clinton emails”…

Why would Republicans want to discredit the FBI and disregard substantiated reports of Kremlin’s attacks on our democracy?

They are protecting themselves. These politicians are attempting to distract us from their own ties to Russian money, and other issues that might sway public opinion.

How is that strategy working so far? Well, it’s working with Trump’s diehard supporters.Is anybody normal distracted from upcoming events, like Trump’s impending questioning by special council Robert Mueller? Trump’s lawyers have been denied in their requests to limit the scope of Mueller‘s interview.

Has anyone been distracted from the fact that Mueller’s investigation is not going well for Trump and his gang? Papadapoulos likely wore a wire, someone at Manafort’s firm likely had an informant, and this weeks big revelation— former Trump campaign adviser Rick Gates has been negotiating a plea deal to flip on his associate Paul Manafort. Speculation is that this will, in turn, force Manafort to flip on Trump.

Gates and Manafort’s testimony might offer proof that Trump is guilty of Russian money laundering. That in addition to the obstruction of justice case Mueller has built give Trump reason to want the FBI discredited. He wants public opinion on his side.

Have any of you middle class working Americans been distracted by your post “tax cut” pay checks? Have your paychecks increased as promised, or have they decreased due to increases in health insurance?

Well, don’t expect Trump to fix healthcare. This weeks most quietly reported news was Donald Trump’s newly confirmed Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. He is a former executive with Eli Lilly, whose legacy is raising prices significantly on drugs sold to American consumers.

The GOP has successfully distracted us with their talk of “the secret society” within the FBI… whose “goal is to undermine Donald Trump’s presidency.”

*BREAKING* Trump’s wounds are self inflicted. This will not end well for him, and he won’t go down alone.

All this talk of secret societies isn’t really fair. It’s taking the mystique out of real secret societies, like the ones my children were experts in during middle school. Let’s try to consider how this affects them.

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<a href=”https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/trill/”>Trill</a&gt;