Always vote for principle…

If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.-Emma Goldman (1869โ€“1940) Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.-John Quincy Adams (1767 โ€“ 1848) The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take… Continue reading Always vote for principle…

Possessive, or: Plural

A Senryลซ restraint never plays pretense potently persuades freedom|s naked lie Senryลซ? Senryลซ are similar to haiku in construction: three lines with 17 syllables. They tend to be about human foibles while haiku tend to be about nature and are often cynical or darkly humorous, while haiku are more serious.

Never believe anything in politics…

This has been a momentous and historic week in Israeli politics. A new President was elected, who will begin his seven-year term next month. The Israeli President is mostly a figure heard, rather than a politician, but he is widely regarded as a father figure for many Israelis. President-elect Herzog is considered a kind, moderate,… Continue reading Never believe anything in politics…

Prime, or: Crime Minister

My 1st verso-rhyme My pen's not for intrigue ~but~ I'm fuming at our Prime Minister's great arrogance; insane power complex all-consuming; ugly machinations; and grievance dance! P.S. The political insanity that Israel has been embroiled in for the past two years (four elections have been held during that time period!) is primarily Prime Minister Netanyahu's… Continue reading Prime, or: Crime Minister