Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Obama Is

      Obama Is

Obama is, and those
Who conspired with him
To illegally occupy
              the office
Of the presidency are,
Immoral.  Yes.
But how much more immoral
Are those who profess to morality
But let him, and them, get away
With their act of chicanery
And deceit, knowing it was
Illegal?  (Or having good reason
To believe so, anyway.)  And thus a
Of the American republic
And, needless to say, of  
      the Constitution
  (that is to say, the rule
                       of law
    in the nation).  

    The Christian religion
After all, this is
A Christian nation; at least
Founded as such
By honorable men
Who wished those who
Followed them in
The steering of
The ship of state
To be so, too; 
           such steering
           not fit
For any other)
Has something to say
About those who draw near
With their words, but are
Of heart.  They
Are lukewarm, and thus 
                       not fit
        for the kingdom
Of Truth.  
               And yes, I
Chastise thee, who
Have ears to hear;
And encourage thee
            to get on
         the right side
      of history.
   while you still
To make it count
On your record.

For there is
In the universe


And in lead-up to Veterans Day
                                          I say:
A lot of brave men, and some women too
Or were maimed (in many ways)
In this country's battles
Honorably.  Shame on those
Who have, and would, undercut
Their sacrifice.

I repeat: Shame.

I salute thee, honorable soul
                      called home
In what has to have felt
Too soon
To finish your chapter
With your family
And your country.


We will carry on.


“A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murderer is less to fear.”
                                                                                                   ― Marcus Tullius Cicero

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