Tag Archives: Elton John

Donald Trump, in a rousing interpretation of Blue Oyster Cult’s “Don’t Fear the Reaper,” tells the people of America to embrace COVID-19

Donald Trump, we were told late last week, had been diagnosed with COVID-19. Being the President of the United States of America, he received the best treatment available on earth. Today, as you can see in this video, he’s telling people that, because he survived the disease, they should not fear COVID. “Don’t be afraid […]

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Ten ideas for the Trump inauguration

I should preface this post by telling you that, having just been diagnosed with bronchitis, I’m writing this from bed, where, about twenty minutes ago, I took a big swig of prescription cough medicine, which, according to the bottle, is likely to do strange things to my mind. So, with that said, I’d like to […]

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The Lonesome Death of Trayvon Martin

Ever since news broke about George Zimmerman shooting down Trayvon Martin in that gated community outside of Orlando, I’ve had Bob Dylan’s song, The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll, going through my head. Maybe it’s just that Zimmerman’s name sounds to me like that of William Zantzinger, the privileged young tobacco farmer in Maryland who […]

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