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House of fools

Tea party's house entertainer
Is speaker complainer Boehner
Citizens are strained
Anger's hardly contained
But he's on a right wing retainer

Author's note:  Gerrymandered congressional districts have brought us house neo-cons who answer to some very foolish people.  Now, these folks will stop at nothing to make their special interests even richer while the rest of us get poorer.

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  1. Date: 1/11/2014 1:52:00 PM
    I like a good political message. Well done.

  1. Date: 12/31/2013 3:47:00 AM
    - Looking forward to a nice friendship Duke, in the new year 2014! - I wish you and your family all the best for the new year. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 12/24/2013 12:28:00 AM
    Hello Duke, , The end of the year is approaching :) :) :) And guess what? There's no way I'm letting this year end, without dropping by with SMILES and CHRISTMAS CHEERS. Thank You for making this a great year for ALL OF US. --- May magic fill your days and all your dreams come true this holiday season. MERRY CHRISTAMS <3 Love Linda -The Sweetest Poet Destroyer

  1. Date: 12/23/2013 1:04:00 AM
    hey, please come back with a new limerick soon for us!! and merry christmas to you!

  1. Date: 11/4/2013 10:41:00 AM
    Ha ha! funny title but quite some peoples are also trained to be a fool in the kingdom of fool.A strong theme...Liked it.

  1. Date: 10/27/2013 6:09:00 PM
    Great write from the kIng of Limericks. I believe all politicians are fools, But I love your poems....peter

  1. Date: 10/27/2013 5:28:00 PM
    so what are you going to do next for a political limerick. Hope you will do one on the nasty health insurance companies!

  1. Date: 10/26/2013 7:04:00 AM
    - Duke, this was really nice to read- Well done in a limerick ! - Wishing you a beautiful weekend. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 10/25/2013 10:40:00 PM
    You said ;} just like kids on the play ground. Not right, not fair, but, your limerick is well said ;} Thank you as always for your kind words on my page ;} I didn't like Angel Hearts when I finished writing it. My thoughts were going to another direction. But it came out that way anyway;}

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 11:21:00 AM
    A fine example of poetry from writers with above-average intelligence. Thank you for your recent compliment. Somebody else compared me to Beethoven as well. As for internal fermentation, that would not be a good idea. Carbon dioxide gas is a by-product of the fermentation process. One would have their guts explode if they attempted such a feat.

  1. Date: 10/14/2013 8:50:00 AM
    Duke, wow..such a power punch Limerick.... I don't like this feeling.... how poorness is approaching in every shadow here in the states... Makes me feel so so unsafe in my own home... great one..Linda

  1. Date: 10/13/2013 9:20:00 AM
    HURRAH, I love how you tell it like it is!!!!

  1. Date: 10/12/2013 8:22:00 AM
    A funny (sad) lim... well done... Terry

  1. Date: 10/12/2013 6:24:00 AM
    Excellent limerick you have written here. Great write!