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Friday, May 09, 2008

These people have lost their minds

If you live in California and you love freedom, then I suggest you hurry out to your shed and fetch your pitchfork. Here's the latest:

As state leaders hunt for politically palatable solutions to the swelling budget shortfall, some Democrats are proposing unorthodox ways to generate cash.

Strip clubs, six-packs, grocery bags and iTunes downloads are all in their sights as alternatives to broad income or sales tax hikes. So are gas guzzlers and yachts -- and a tax loophole for criminals.

kill kill kill

I have written a nice poem that I think crystallizes my feelings:

First they came for the trans-fats

but I was not a lard-ass, so I did not speak up;

Then they came for my recyclables

but I am not a dolphin, so I didn't care;

Then they came for the smokers

and I kept silent, because I considered myself a social smoker;

And when they came for my beer, porn, and rock

there was no one left to speak up for me.

5 comments:

Jumbo Slice said...

Schwarzenegger would never take your porn away. He loves it too much.

I find your poetry scary. Scary good.

Jimbromski said...

I totally wrote that poem all by myself, no one helped me with it.

I'm thinking of entering it into a local poetry contest.

Super Zoe said...

You are so Anne Frank.

Rob Van Winkle said...

Motherfuckin' Robert Frost up in here an shit, riiiight??!!!

Jimbromski said...

note to all, please send me $5 before quoting, using in conversation, or printing this poem on a t-shirt

genius ain't free