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Propaganda Machine by Donald O. Cassidy
 Category:  Commentary and Philosophy Poetry
  Posted: October 17, 2013      Views: 393
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DONALD O. CASSIDY 
Stumbly (screen name revised to Stumbly Up One), has basically achieved his purpose in writing his book BEAUTY SUBJECTED TO MARKETS in Revelation. He believes this means the "Mark" is the LOVE OF MONEY.
His meandering course to a "career" has - more...

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Parody of political charades.

Propaganda Machine


Publicity in the media, hear ye;
Rhetoric gushing forth merrily;
Outrageous in subtle lies,
Popular  in speeches, but no surprise;
Appealing to all but the wise.
Glorying in devout piety,
Adding insult with no anxiety.
Never examining published facts,
Damning every careful study and tax,
Asking for funds and loyalty--how lax.


Making an issue of all freedom and rights;
Attacking all sources of keen insights,
Censoring reforms and better minds;
Hatching plots to deceive most kinds.
Insisting the Constitution allows self-defense;
Never conceding selfish interest is not good sense.
Everlasting scholarship exceeds recompense. .

Acrostic Poetry Contest contest entry

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