POLITICS: All is not so well at Christmas time

During Christmas week and the coming of the New Year all was well. Kind of.

The Baby Jesus would be warm, wrapped in cloths in a stable with his mom and dad. Although Joseph’s donkey isn’t feeling too well and work has been slow. If he were in that great country America, he could count on the CHIP program for health care for the baby if he gets sick — but according to the Bethlehem Times, the “family values” legislative body in Washington put in some — but not full — funding for the CHIP program, which would have helped for the baby’s possible medical expenses.

The senators had to get home to receive anticipated praise from those more important moneyed people who contribute to their political coffers and, like them, did not read the “tax break” bill and those few with “middle income” who really believe they are going to get an ongoing “great Christmas present” from Mr. Trump.

The way things are going it is going to be coal, because Mr. Trump does not realize the USA power plants are converting to more clean, efficient and economical natural gas and we are retraining coal workers for other industries. Mr. Trump also does not seem to understand the ramifications of being an honest world leader. His level of importance is have everyone know he is just the “bestest” and really likes that “most beautiful chocolate cake.”

Many voters for Mr. Trump would do so again today, as he seems to them like a real “stand up” guy, always using those “cute phrases” and calling his opponents bully schoolyard names, always telling the truth and saying how smart and rich he is, a real moral leader and proponent of real evangelical values, for he did have three wives and five children, very friendly with many women, even while married — you heard him yourself talking on the bus to Billy Bush about how affectionate he is and drawn toward them and he seems to be so honest in his “deal making.” Well, kind of honest, if you ignore the New Jersey piano manufacturer he contracted and then refused to pay for the instruments made for the New Jersey casino. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the bastion of Trump truth, tells us we do not have to be concerned with these things, as they have been discussed and dealt with in the past.

So many wonderful things have been accomplished — if you believe Mr. Trump and Sean Hannity. One lies, the other swears to it. In the words of Mr. Trump, “I am just say’n.”

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all the sick little ones whose parents cannot afford your medicine from the Republicans and President Trump. We hope your parents and grandparents remember us in 2018 during the mid-term election, when they realize Washington leaders have started considering cutting Medicare and Social Security because the tax plan they passed, and not too many of them read, shows it’s failing to cover budget shortfalls.What is it again he says, “Believe me, I’m just say’n.”

Paraphrasing Marie Antionette and Donald Trump, “Let them eat cake, most beautiful chocolate cake.”

Bill Curley

sun city west

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