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skip fox

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Member since: 2002
Number of posts: 19,092

About Me

I am retired, now a professor emeritus at University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where I taught in the English department for 37 years. I've written 4 chapbooks and 5 full-sized books (all listed as poetry though many include other genres as well), including _Sheer Indefinite: Selected Poems, 1991-2012 (Univ. of New Orleans Press, 2012). I've also written a 500+ page bibliography of three contemporary poets: Robert Creeley, Ed Dorn, and Robert Duncan. I am writing now, both fiction and poetry, more now than ever. My first vote for President of the United States was for Dick Gregory in 1968 (Bowling Green, Ohio). Favorite quote: "It's easy to be an idealist if you don't have to mind the evidence, but no one said it was supposed to be easy" (Richard LaPauvre).

Journal Archives

Where "Beauregard" becomes "Number 3480134." . . . Please come CAPTION Jeff Sessons!!!!



Jeff (Letter of the Law) Sessions is saying: " . . . but I'm not 'weaseling out' of anything! . . . To lie, you have to intend to lie. . . . You gotta think about it, . . .plan to do it, . . . wait for precisely the right moment, . . . then flat out go for it!. . . . What I said was spur of the moment. . . . How is that trying to 'weasel out' of anything?"

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Above CAPTION based on the following Washington Post story:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2017/03/02/jeff-sessionss-denials-of-contact-with-russians-are-falling-apart-quickly/?utm_term=.70bfb9e36065

"Who's boss now, spud?" . . . Please come CAPTION Donald Trump!!!



Donald ("Losers smell like rotting cabbage" Trump is saying: "Listen, you little chinless bastard, starting tomorrow, I'm going to sh*t and you're going to eat it. . . . We're doing things my way, got it? . . . . Get yourself a big spoon."

"God needed a Bible. I only need 140 characters!" . . Please come CAPTION PresiDented Trump!!!



Donald ("I've got your back . . . in your dreams" Trump is saying: "And the low-point so far he was the night Ryan Owens, the heroic Navy Seal, was killed in action. And I'm not saying that just because his death disturbed me so much my tweets that night were second rate . . . at best . . . I must admit. . . . But because it was a tragedy to lose such a hero. The nation mourns. . . . Anyway, just so you know, my Tweets got better the next day, so . . . "

"My favorite sandwich? Donner Burgers! It's not even close." . . Come CAPTION PresiDented Trump!!!!



Donald ("What bald spot?" Trump is saying: "Sure I think Obama is behind the leaks, Steve, and here's why. He's jealous. . . . He simply wishes he was me. . . . I get that all the time. . . . So I hear (on great authority, by the way, impeccable authority!) that he hired half-a-dozen psychics, the best in the world, to imagine what is happening in my White house and then leaking it himself, under an assumed name of course, to the press. . . . You just wouldn't believe it!"

This is what happens when brothers & sisters don't practice safe sex. Come CAPTION Rick Santorum!!!



Rick Santorum is saying: ". . . and Obamacare has encouraged millions to scam the system especially with so-called pre-existing conditions. These bozos don't pay their fair share and then they sit there laughing at us from the emergency room with expensive tubes coming out of them. . . . Not only that, they're hogging all the Opioids."


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Above CAPTION based on the following story linked at Crooks & Liars:

http://crooksandliars.com/2017/02/rick-santorum-claims-millions-americans

"Let's start rounding up left-wing journalists!" . . . Please come CAPTION Newt Gingrich!!!!



Newt ("Always looking for my next wife" Gingrich just finished saying: "Look, Neil, when Trump called the media 'the enemy of the people,' that's exactly what he meant. . . . Listen, I'm not suggesting anything, and I'm certainly no Russia lover, but you have to admit Putin knows how to deal with journalists who are his enemies. . . . I'm just saying."



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Above CAPTION based on the following News Hounds story:

http://www.newshounds.us/newt_gingrich_joseph_mccarthy_trump_fighting_war_againt_media_demonstrators_college_professors_021417

"What's the truth? Just something to wave like a cheap flag!" Please come CAPTION Reince Priebus!!!!




Reince ("Ive already taken out a second mortgage on my soul" Priebus is saying: "Katy, just how is it trying to influence an F.B.I. investigation by having a couple of words after a meeting? . . . The fact that others heard me lower my tone and saw me shield my mouth means nothing. . . . That's just how I am sometimes. . . . Or about the reports that said they saw me poking the F.B.I. Deputy Director with my finger in his chest, . . . well, some people don't remember it like that at all. . . . Or about my shouting at Comey over the phone later that day . . . . It had nothing to do with the Russian contacts. . . . It was a sport's bet. . . . Why would I lie?




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Above CAPTION based on the following story from Politico:

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/02/reince-priebus-fbi-contact-trump-235351

"Truth is a five-letter word." . . . . Please come CAPTION Sean Hannity!!!!

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Sean ("You got 'em; I hate 'em" Hannity is saying: "Listen, the President isn't anti-semitic! . . . You heard him, didn't you? . . . 'I'm the least anti-semitic person you'll ever know,' I think were his exact words. . . . He knows it's terribly wrong to denigrate or cast aspersions at a minority group. . . . You wanta know the reason for the upsurge in violence against synagogues and Jewish cemeteries? . . . It's the Muslims! . . . That should be as plain as the day on your face. . . . Muslims hate Jews, or haven't you been paying attention?"



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Above CAPTION based on the following News Hounds story:

http://www.newshounds.us/sean_hannity_s_latest_racial_smear_campaign_keith_ellison_suggesting_rise_anti_semitism_022317

"'Ugly' begins with a 'You'"!!! . . . Please come CAPTION Donald Trump!!!



Donald ("Exterminate the brutes!!!" Trump is saying: "We have to fight hatred in all its ugly forms!!!!!"


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This time, I must admit. I didn't write the CAPTION. Trump actually said this. . . . Imagine!

"The world's best run system is a prison riot." . . . Please come CAPTION Donald Trump!!!



Donald (Golden Turd) Trump is saying, " . . . on the contrary, I love the Semitics! . . . They offer so much to the community. . . So very, very much! . . . I'm more of a Chamber of Commerce person myself, but we can all get along . . . . The Knight of Columbus, The Rotary Club, Junior League, Hells Angles, the Semitics, Square Dance Clubs, the bowling people, people playing bridge, all of us, every single one. . . . Now sit down and shut up! . . . Next question."
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