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A poem to celebrate America's courage.

Health's Bells (With apologies to Edgar Allan Poe)

Hear the tolling of the bells--
Glory's Bells!
What loud affronts to rampant greed Her joyful chime compels!
When Health's bill passed late that night,
Healthcare joined Man's affirmed rights;
Water, air and health more justly, jointly owned.
This truth that spreads and floats,
From Greed's once own temple's throat,
Makes Mammon groan.

And the people--gluttonous people--
They that dwell up in the steeple,
Now more Alone.
They who wasted eons preaching,
In that muffled monotone,
That the Yankee right to conquer's
Based on God's great love of lucre,
These dark priests, now sweet America's dethroned.

Citizens! Hear justice tolling!
To Old Glory's pride, this flag, to all bestowed.
In Greed's tower? not slave nor freeman--
They are now not "Blue" nor "Red" man--
They are Ghouls:
And their King these dark lies told;

But life now rolls, rolls,rolls
In the laughter of our Lady's healthcare bells!
And the common knowledge swells;
That Liberty has always strained, to freely sooth Her people's pain.
For two hundred years She loudly rang her bells!
The people's right perception, now it dances and it yells;

And every time, time, time,
That the Prince of Lies did rhyme,
That Her sanctity required
For Wall Street's Knights to all aspire,
To rob Her poor sick people to the bone.
Now every time, time, time,
That they told this ghoulish rhyme,
Will form grave grade-school reflections on their crime.

Blessings, and God bless America!

Lyle jones

Vancouver, Canada

Mar 24 2010 - 9:35pm

Web Letter

Many of you have heard that healthcare reform is now as good as done. The fascist Democrat Party has prevailed. The following is now about to happen. Be prepared.

All women will become barren within ten years.

The government will not only kill your grandmother but your disabled little sister as well.

The most popular weekday, Friday, will now be abolished (unless your favorite is Saturday. In that case Saturday will be abolished).

You will be forced to have a gay marriage and all women aged 16-34 will have compulsory abortions.

Children will now have to salute a Cuban flag while denying the existence of God each morning before class.

Pictures of Nancy Pelosi must be prominently displayed in all medical facilities.

Earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, wild fires and other natural disasters will increase a hundredfold.

Babies will no longer laugh, orgasms will decrease in intensity and don't even get me started on the black helicopters.

You have been warned. All of the above is 100 percent true. If you don't believe it, just consult the e-mails of all your hysterical right-wing friends or tune in to Glen Beck's show.

David B. Kirby

Lincoln Park, MI

Mar 22 2010 - 12:21pm