Headlines: It’s Not My Job
President Giorgio Napolitano, told an irate Italian mob
That fixing his own government was not part of his job.
So to keep the masses happy as they tried to go berserk,
He gave the task to Monti to see if he could make it work.
Money: Saturn Permanently In Orbit
Just as General Motors started writing ink that’s black,
In the Saturn gear shift, inspectors found a little crack.
To places you’re not going, you may just have arrived,
‘Cuz when you put the car in Park it might just be in Drive.
Sports: Where Spirit is Still Alive
Does it seem that sports in general has lost that old rah-rah,
With the stand-off in the NBA and the fall of Coach JoPa.
If you’re looking for a contest that doesn’t have such shame,
Stay in your local neighborhood and catch a high school game.
Life: What if Kennedy Hadn’t Been Assassinated?
Stephen King has written a novel called ‘11/22/63’
About that faithful day in Dallas when we lost John Kennedy.
But of course it has a twist, he’s got history reversed;
In his story someone ends up shooting Harvey Oswald first.
Only 40 More Shopping Days Until Christmas and You Still Don’t Know
What to Get Aunt Mildred.