Tag Archives: Political Corruption

Poem: The Party’s Over

The conflict between the two party pols at last has begun Now that all the facts that no one will hear are made manifest. Of course they will both continue to poll the voters en masse Ensuring that they position … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pudding Pie

This weekend, in a moment of weakness, I was struck by the idea that I had to have a piece of chocolate pudding pie. So I decided to make it myself. The crust was made by hand, with flour, ice-water … Continue reading

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Class Versus Crass: A Comparison of “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” and “The Distinguished Gentlemen”

The film, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington was produced in nineteen thirty-nine and was directed by Frank Capra. When released a few weeks after the German invasion of Poland, it came as a who-needs-it-now irritant to many leaders in the … Continue reading

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