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Richard Tornello's: If They Could Get Away With It


Michele Dutcher

A 1%  Capitol Idea




An editorial By:

The Village idiot Press, 2018


If they could get away with it, they’d out right kill us all.

Butt slavery as such, does not exist here today.

Well say, except save

for the wage slave?

With basic non productive living level of  jobs and wages


The middle worker fingers clawing hold

afraid to be sent down.

Or consider:

The separated children from their parents.

Without a blink,

Under the pretext  made by a bible quoting racist attorney general

With a nod too church and state, followed with a wink.

Who cares little what some poor people think.

It’s all greed and hate

While at the same time destroying rights

 Originally guaranteed in writing, with a pen,

Oh Mightier than a sword been said,

when backed up by a tank.


Trump that!


So, what’s the difference between all that

And say….

Eliminating  a voting right,

acting as another burden

Borne buy and buy the 1% to sell and sell:

Borne  are worse yet:

The social security sucking POWWS,

The poor old worn-out working  slobs.


While never admitting that the fund was raided,

bankrupt made, and we, we Buy the government’s fraud.








But no matter.

POWWS, we’re just old

We’re a burden we’re told

Our jobs are gone and we’re not rich.

Doesn’t matter that we lost our cash.

Our companies merged, moved or lost to cost,

And to an orchestrated crash.


Then, where do we go when our homes for generations

Not in the best shape,  so what.

But our families broken


In to the machine of the commercial prison business made,

And as THEY say in polite society jargon:



Suppose, what if,  what if, if we could be ,

made invisible, gone in a blink?

Who cares what some people think?

Not the 1% cause they’ve got the power

They have the pen

and remember Tian An Men

And some mothers said “it couldn’t happen here”.


With a stroke, a sign, we’re made invisible, eliminated,

Magic, Gone.


And even though

Our backs, our fingers our knees and feet

built all this, brick by brick by red clay brick

our blood and sweat and,

and yet?

And yet, now we’re broke.

Our homes gone in a taxman’s stroke


Too bad, like Gelo of Syracuse so far in the past,

Too bad They can’t sell these tired and poor to China


Along with all the other trash.


Taxation without proper representation?

(Finish what’s on your plate lovers of Columbia)

Is tyranny.




2018-08-28 04:53:02
Modelling_Mushi - Yeah, see what you mean. Thanks for filling me in. Ah well, need a new forum now.

2018-08-24 00:02:36
Ironspider - @Modelling_Mushi - it's called Quantum Muse Books. A number of authors sell their books through it and it has an associated YouTube channel, Facebook page and Twitter account. So, like I said, I suspect this site has become sidelined.

2018-08-23 22:12:05
Modelling_Mushi - Which other site is that?

2018-08-22 23:29:00
Ironspider - It is sad that Quantum Muse seems to have been sidelined in favour of their other site which, I suspect, is now the main focus.

2018-08-14 11:34:29
@Gordon, It takes a bit of doing but it can be done. I haven't figured out how to remove the titles.

2018-08-10 08:46:28
GordonRowlinson - I don't know what happened. I am amazed at how far this site has slipped. I don't know if I want my stories here.

2018-08-09 16:17:11
@Gordon, quite funny. BTW what happened to this web site.It became so bad I removed my stories and cancelled all the art that I had lined up.

2018-08-08 10:56:11
GordonRowlinson - Maybe Mexico will pay for it.

2018-08-08 08:08:12
r.tornello - @Gordon: Where are they going to get the money for another war? From China?? I don't think so. Not unless the administration comes up with a way to rent the West Coast, sort of like Hong Kong.

2018-08-04 14:51:12
GordonRowlinson - Every time the Republicans get into power, they pass tax cuts for the rich and run up the federal deficit and national debt. Then they deregulate the banks and cause a banking crises. Usually there is a war too. They have succeeded in running up the deficit. The deficit will reach 1 trillion next year. They have succeeded in deregulating the banks and we are set for the next banking crises and recession. Now it is time to start a war! Last month, Trump was questioning his aides whether we should invade Venezuela. They advised no. However Trump pulled out of a treaty that was working is now threatening Iran. Below are the words of National Security Advisor John Bolton. Bolton was one of the idiots that said a war with Iraq would be easy and that the only way to remove the threat of Iraq WMD was invasion and etc—all that other bullshit. The only good news I have to say is that with Trump's low approval rating, he may not be able to convince out country to go to war with Iran. He may have to settle for Venezuela or a smaller country. “The outcome of the president’s policy review should be to determine that the Ayatollah Khomeini’s 1979 revolution will not last until its 40th birthday,” Bolton said. (The 40th anniversary of the Iranian revolution will be on February 11, 2019.) “The declared policy of the United States should be the overthrow of the mullahs’ regime in Tehran,” Bolton added. “The behavior and the objectives of the regime are not going to change and, therefore, the only solution is to change the regime itself.” As the Iranian expatriate journalist Bahman Kalbasi noted, Bolton concluded his address to the exiles with a rousing promise: “And that’s why, before 2019, we here will celebrate in Tehran!”

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