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Nouns That Should be Acronyms

W.A.R. Waste, Ambition & Rape

P.U.N.D.I.T. Pompous Underling Nitwits of Dim Intellectual Twitterings

D.E.M.O.C.R.A.T. Delusional Ex-Moderates Officially Committed to Republican Atavistic Twaddle

N.E.O.C.O.N. Noxious Empire Organizational Crusaders Offing Natives

E.M.P.I.R.E. Entitled Military Power Imploding Republics Everywhere

L.I.M.B.A.U.G.H. Loud Immobilizing Moat-mouth Bully Assuaging Ugly Guilt of Hardasses

C.H.E.N.E.Y. Chickenhawk Head of Everything: Nation, Empire & You

B.U.S.H. Bumptious Usher to the Shit House

B.L.A.I.R. Boy Lackey Against Inherent Reason

I.R.A.Q. Interminably Raging Arab Quagmire

L.I.B.E.R.A.L. Lost Intellectual Bulwark to Eradicate Republican Amoral Leadership

P.R.E.A.C.H.E.R.S. Poseurs Reading Eschatological Archetypal Churchly Homilies & Excommunicating Rebel Seekers

M.O.N.E.Y. Mythological Oligarchical Nutrition Ecstatically Yearned

T.A.X.A.T.I.O.N. Taking Away Xtra Assets from the Tired & Indoctrinated of the Oligarchy’s Nonentities

P.O.V.E.R.T.Y. Peasants Offering Voters Excuses to Re-hire Tyrannical Yuckers

F.R.E.E.D.O.M. Fine, Rare Exercise of Electoral Dominion Over Muddleheads

P.R.I.S.O.N. Place to Retire Incompetent Scaliwags Oppressing the Nation

T.E.L.E.V.I.S.I.O.N. Temple of Ecclesiastical Leviathanism Eluding Visionaries Involved in Seeking Inspirational Opinions from the Non-polluted

R.E.P.U.B.L.I.C.A.N.S. Royalist Endogamous Party of Urban Blight, Lilliputian Intellectual Credence, Authoritarianism & Nincompoop Shenanigans

P.E.A.C.E.N.I.K.S. Patriots Endeavoring to Assure Children Exist in Non-violent, Internationalist, Kid-Centered Societies

U.S.A. United States of Amnesia

GARY CORSERI has published 2 novels, 2 poetry collections, the MANIFESTATIONS anthology [edited], and his work has appeared at COUNTERPUNCH,COMMON DREAMS, DISSIDENT VOICE, THE NEW YORK TIMES, VILLAGE VOICE, REDBOOK and elsewhere. His dramas have been presented at PBS-Atlanta and elsewhere. He can be reached at: corseri@comcast.net

 

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Gary Corseri has performed his work at the Carter Presidential Library, and his dramas have been produced on PBS-Atlanta and elsewhere. He has published novels and collections of poetry, has taught in US public schools and prisons and in US and Japanese universities. His work has appeared at CounterPunch, The New York Times, Village Voice and hundreds of publications and websites worldwide. Contact: gary_corseri@comcast.net.

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