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Carney's Blarney

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Carney's Blarney

I suppose the prez is proud of his mealy-mouthed spokesman Carney.

('Carnies' are carnival touts famous for spewing a heap of blarney!)

I think I'm quite well-versed and understand the English language well

But when I hear his party-line spin on things, I get perturbed as hell!

Carney keeps spouting "No worries!  Obamacare will not change a thing!"

That's lingo I comprehend, but, alas, that to which many gullible patsies cling!

Not surprising, it turns out to be piffle, fiddle-faddle and downright balderdash!

Alas, many folks are seeing sticker shock and their insurance coverage crash!

Robert L. Hinshaw, CMSgt, USAF, Retired
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  1. Date: 11/6/2013 4:04:00 PM
    cute poem but in my opinion, the original intended plan should be the one in place. Universe health care for all!! the insurance companies are corrupt and greedy and since Obama still has them in charge, that is the main reason our health care system is going to collapse.

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 8:20:00 AM
    Nice to read your poetry this morn Robert xxx