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Category Archives: Employment

State of the Trump

Look at those Democratic ladies dressed in white flags of surrender during my State of the Union address. They know I’ve given Americans their best wages in decades and an economy growing almost twice as fast as when I took office. Some say I inherited a good economy. Not as good as the one we’ve […]

Also posted in Afghanistan, China, Donald Trump, Iran, Iraq, Kim Jong-Un, Korea, Middle East, Nuclear Weapons, Russia

Trump Economics

my tax cuts increased deficits while trade wars inflated steel cutting five gm plants in u.s. and fourteen thousand jobs

Also posted in Cars & Driving, Detroit, Donald Trump, Economics, Michigan, Ohio, Taxes, Trade

Trump on Election Day

I’m up early because I couldn’t sleep last night after Sean Hannity shined my butt at an election rally and now my tweeter’s hotter than ever telling patriots this Republican candidate’s great and that one’s wonderful and those others are important and it’s vital to get out and vote because my name is really the […]

Also posted in Donald Trump, Economics, Fox News, Immigration, Kim Jong-Un, Korea, Mexico, Russia, Sean Hannity, Vladimir Putin

The Booming Economy

(These are highlights from my conversation with an economist who graduated from an elite university, served on public policy staffs during the administrations of Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, and later consulted international businesses.) George Thomas Clark – Okay, I read your recent newspaper columns about economics and foreign policy, respectively. You emphasize what President […]

Also posted in Asia, China, Donald Trump, Economics, Immigration, Mexico, Russia

Pastors Visit White House

Thank you inner city pastors for being black and brown in my White House so I can tell you I’ve cut taxes, reduced regulations, increased American industry, and promoted manufacturing to create almost four million jobs since I was elected, lowering black and Hispanic unemployment rates to lowest levels in recorded history.

Also posted in Donald Trump, Religion

Joe Six Pack Reports

I’m excited looking at an email from Team Trump. They need our participation “because we’re close enough to change everything.” And we have to. “Illegal voting in the United States wreaks havoc with elections. Every election… it seems we rarely get our candidates elected.” Damn right “it’s time we do something about this.” Team Trump […]

Also posted in Barack Obama, Donald Trump, Economics, George W. Bush, Guns, Immigration, Iran, Korea, Mexico, Michael Cohen, Nuclear Weapons, Robert Mueller, Russia, Stock Market, Vladimir Putin

Latin Presidente

harvard harris poll reveals hispanic support for trump up ten percent

Also posted in Donald Trump, Immigration, Mexico

Trump Surge

hey hope you’ve noticed my approval’s back over forty percent and people like my economy and jobs and tax cuts so you tell me which demo can beat me in three years

Also posted in Campaign 2020, Donald Trump, Economics

What About Predatory Women?

Envision those male politicians, corporate bosses, and college administrators who enjoy flagellating themselves and other men while females of all ages and stations help them lay on the whip. Right now, that’s the self-righteous, politically essential, and cool thing to do. Make believe that most men are beasts and most women aren’t. Pretend the fair […]

Also posted in Donald Trump, Rape, Sex

Economic Delights

president trumpets continued unemployment declines initiated by obama and celebrates many stock market highs that could challenge annual record set in nineteen twenty-eight but not clear if president also worries about events the following year

Also posted in Barack Obama, Donald Trump, Economics, Housing, Stock Market

Andrew Puzder Laid Off

To hell with it. I’m relieved some Republican senators have sided with moronic fast food workers and forced me to withdraw before I could be confirmed as head of the Department of Labor. They’d have been lucky to have me. I’m a certified business wizard who pulled Hardee’s out of the dumpster and made their […]

Also posted in Andrew Puzder, Department of Labor, Donald Trump

Obama’s Letter to Trump

Donald J. Trump is getting ready to have a really great time his first night in the White House and about to hit the sack with the force of an exhausted whale when he notices a paper pinned to the wall above the headboard. He grabs the paper, wondering, what the hell does it say? […]

Also posted in Barack Obama, Donald Trump, Insurance, Trump University

Laboring for Andrew Puzder

Most of you still don’t know me but soon will since President-elect Trump asked me to be his Secretary of Labor. He knows I’ll put America back to work. I’m an expert worker and CEO of the restaurant holding corporation that includes Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s. I understand business and money and jobs. Listen to […]

Also posted in Andrew Puzder, Department of Labor, Donald Trump

La Cubana

This story appears in the collection “In Other Hands”

Also posted in Cuba, Ernest Hemingway, Fidel Castro, Prostitution, Sex

Ted Crucifies Obama

This story is from the rousing campaign book “King Donald”

Also posted in Barack Obama, Campaign 2016, Climate Change, Economics, Global Warming, Iran, ISIS, Nuclear Weapons, Ted Cruz

Ben Carson’s Greatest Operation

This story is from the rousing campaign book “King Donald”

Also posted in Barack Obama, Ben Carson, Brain, Campaign 2016

Alarm Radio

Another tardy, you’re fired, boss told me. Sir, I’ve been both diligent and creative. Alarm radio was problem but I stopped listening to wakeup news which interested too much to get up until fell back asleep. Rock and classical music also soothed return to slumber. Then tried country music, which had hated, but soon loved. […]

Also posted in Short Pieces - GTC, Sleep

Security Dreams

Night before first day as security guard John seldom stopped twisting and wife retreated to sofa. After work he happily returned home and reported job wasn’t stressful as anticipated. Few weeks later he began to occasionally snooze at post. Following month someone used cell phone to immortalize peaceful John on Facebook. In morning boss fired. […]

Also posted in Health, Short Pieces - GTC, Sleep

Executive Confusion

New executives understand little about business yet often rudely give nonsensical orders to experienced professionals. Pros are quite upset but executives proclaim way of future. They never actually learned any way but no matter since all have special degree authorizing to transform ignorance into arrogance. Expect more problems until system changes. It will change when […]

Also posted in Economics, Psychology, Short Pieces - GTC

Enforcement

money men who rage against crime appreciate stylish new gallows on wall street

Also posted in Capital Punishment, Crime, Economics, Poetry - GTC, Poverty, Wall Street

Retirement Express

Harold was usually nervous at work and home, worrying he couldn’t survive ten more years arrogant supervisors, indifferent coworkers, and rude customers, so started naps after work and earlier bedtimes and weekends in bed sleeping away years thankful to miss.

Also posted in Aging, Mental Health, Short Pieces - GTC, Sleep

Quitting Time

avoid and digress until time to quit

Also posted in Poetry - GTC

Work and Retirement

Bill liked job until Thursdays when mind and body tired. Then he craved weekends but got bored by Sunday afternoons. He fantasized about learning to enjoy free time, and made lists of activities, but had been profligate in youth and could not retire.

Also posted in Mental Health, Short Pieces - GTC

Home Escape

This story is now in the collection “Tales of Romance”

Also posted in Families, Housing, Marriage, Mental Health, Short Pieces - GTC

Animals in Office

swine snorts at talent wish i’d wonder if too late reptile darts and hisses insinuating problems exist wish i’d wonder if too late hyena snarls at herself through others wish i’d wonder if too late

Also posted in Animals, Mental Health, Pigs, Poetry - GTC, Reptiles, Snakes

Alarm Radio

another tardy you’re fired boss told fred sir i’ve been creative as well as diligent in this matter alarm radio was problem but stopped listening to wakeup news which interested me too much to get right up until fell back asleep rock and classical music soothed into slumber then tried country which had hated but […]

Also posted in Mental Health, Poetry - GTC, Radio, Sleep