Friday, May 11, 2007

A Tony departure

The Britons have had their full share
Of Iraq and Prime Minister Blair,
So he soon will step down.
But we're left with our clown
And for respite we haven't a prayer!

House Approves Revised War Bill
Two-Part Funding Faces Veto Threat

By Jonathan Weisman, The Washington Post, 5/11/07

Britain's Blair to Step Down June 27
By Danica Kirka (AP), The Guardian, 5/11/07

Wednesday, May 09, 2007

The usual suspect

The Hiltons aren't likely to dare us
To choose who of them could embarrass
The family name.
Might be many to blame,
But they know we will always have Paris.

Seven key dates in Hilton history
The author of 'House of Hilton' gives us his picks
By Deborah Netburn, The Los Angeles Times, 5/9/07

Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Mayday! Mayday!

2003 vs 2007

This bill was a head-on collision
Meant to challenge George Bush's decision
To keep us at war.
Congress evened the score,
But have they accomplished their mission?

Bush Vetoes Iraq War Bill on Day of Political Theater
By Brian Naylor, NPR All Things Considered, 5/1/07