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Accounts

What is truth's pure golden nugget?
A debt-free real balanced budget!
The concept is known
But history has shown
Great figures know how to fudge it

Author's note:  The right wing wants to pilfer nature's bounty and destroy the natural balance to make us rich because god says it's OK.  The left wing wants to do the same--only more slowly and without god.  In the end, capitalistic greed is the real evil because it is taking us to a critical point of no return.  We really need to stop using smoke and mirrors and do an honest accounting.

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  1. Date: 5/18/2013 9:45:00 PM

    I agree Duke! When Clinton was asked how he balanced the The budget He answered with a smile and one word ; "Math" Congress has gone mad.

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 9:39:00 PM

    yup, what are you going to do, I think someone should clean the chalkboard off and start again. Oh, wait a minute. I think that's the apocalypse ;} that will be here in a minute. you have a great day Duke ;}

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 12:57:00 PM

    I agree. Awesome work once again. Your words always leave an impact and are clever and funny too. Always, Laura

  1. Date: 3/15/2013 12:50:00 AM

    yes, both sides are wrong. Wish a very wise person would help us out!! we need another Solomon or something.

  1. Date: 3/14/2013 5:11:00 PM

    A no-win situation for the man in the street. Clever use of "figures" in the last line. Nice limerick, Duke :)

  1. Date: 3/14/2013 4:49:00 PM

    Interesting limerick... perceptive note!!! Terry