Join Free! | Login 

   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

Signed Bookstore | Authors | eBooks | Books | Stories | Articles | Poetry | Blogs | News | Events | Reviews | Videos | Success | Gold Members | Testimonials

Featured Authors: Lark Pogue, iPeter Ralph, iIsabella Koldras, iLinda LeBlanc, iOralya Ueberroth, iJ.-F. Bouchard, iKH LeMoyne, i
  Home > Political Science > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Mr. Ed

  + Follow Me   

· 1,820 titles
· 27,295 Reviews
· Share with Friends!
· Save to My Library
Member Since: Apr, 2003

   My Blog
   Success Story
   Contact Author
   Read Reviews

· My Dog Is My Hero

· Where The Redwing Sings

· Through Katrina's Eyes, Poems from an Animal Rescuer's Soul

· Mystery of Madera Canyon

· Cemetery Island

· Gold River Canyon

· Curious Creatures - Wondrous Waifs, My Life with Animals

Short Stories
· The 4th of July Kittens

· The Easter Skunk

· The Dog At The Drive-Thru Window

· Home For The Holidays

· Two Bonded Street Orphans, In From The Cold

· A Survivor's Tale

· Pigs, Turtles, and Bugs!

· Gentle Cemetery Dog Finally Safe

· Freezing, Starving, and Scared

· A Home For The Holidays

· Very Sadly, Not Much Has Changed In The Last Ten Years

· June is 'Adopt A Cat Month'

· I Am a Dog, Not a Thing

· Ghost Dog Rescued From Hot Dog Stand

· February is 'National Spay/Neuter Awareness' Month

· The 2014 Home 4 The Holidays Campaign

· Saving Our Canine Vets, This Veterans Day

· November is 'Adopt-A-Senior-Pet' Month

· National Pit Bull Awareness Day

· Keep Your Pets Safe This Halloween

· Ode to Scruffy

· Three Tiny Terrified Souls

· Their Abysmal Fourth of July

· Rainy Day Walkabout

· My Buddy

· It's Pet Appreciation Week

· Another Lesson From A Dog

· Just Nature

· It's Poppy Time Once More

· Please Don't Worry So Much, H.P.

         More poetry...
· Chicken Soup for the Soul: Loving Our Dogs

· The Daily Mews

· Where The Redwing Sings

· Another Review For Curious Creatures-Wondrous Waifs

· Recipient of the 2006 Merial Human-Animal Bond Award

· International Writing Award

· My Animal Book Wins an Award

Mr. Ed, click here to update your web pages on AuthorsDen.

Books by Mr. Ed
  The Other Abysmal Bailout
by Mr. Ed
Sunday, September 28, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.

Share   Print   Save

Recent poems by Mr. Ed
•  Ode to Scruffy
•  Three Tiny Terrified Souls
•  Their Abysmal Fourth of July
•  Rainy Day Walkabout
•  My Buddy
           >> View all 1,524



“Our Politicians are People,

Who When They See The Light

At The End of The Tunnel,

Rush Out and Buy More Tunnel.”


John Quinton


While all eyes are focused on Wall Street

Our extremely generous leaders in D.C.

Just handed the auto industry $25 Billion

They say they need to ‘study’ car batteries


Meanwhile, three major Japanese auto makers

Are already ‘in production’ with their electric line

Their brand new ‘all-electric’ cars debut in 2010

The Japanese batteries for their cars, are just fine


In fact, the major supermarket chains over in Japan

Are already installing ‘charging ports’ for their customers

Shoppers will be able to charge their cars while shopping

And we are just starting to study batteries – how absurd


Our nation every day now falls further behind

In the production and use of alternative energy

Yet, this election’s slogan is ‘Drill, Baby, Drill’

Because our leaders won’t get off our oil economy


Government leaders in many nations including Ireland

Have already finalized plans for wind turbine energy

Germany and Spain are already perfecting solar power

And we in the U.S. still focus on saving pennies on gasoline


Denmark has been leading the world in alternative energy

Ever since that abysmal OPEC Oil Embargo, way back in 1973

Yet, we continue to allow our leaders to lead us down ‘the oil road’

We are an extremely gullible nation, which should not fill us with glee


We now lose more prestige as a world leader, each and every day

Because we no longer demand, that our politicians are accountable

Handing over billions of tax-payer dollars, for incompetence and greed

Falling further and further behind in alternative energy – is a bunch of bull



Think Very Wisely, Before You Vote For Anyone, This Election Day;

We Have to Start Electing Leaders, Who Actually Believe In a Better Way.



“Political Campaigns Are Very Craftily Designed,

To Mislead,

To Confuse,

And To Keep The Public Eye,

From The Most Important Issues of the Day.”




©2008, Mr. Ed

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!

Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!

Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 10/1/2008
Keep telling it like it is Ed, I appreciate you.
Reviewed by Michael Guy 9/30/2008
Its more SNAKE OIL from Bush Inc. Once again the American people are gullible enough to suck it down! This time it carries a high price tag! Of course he was in a hurry to get the Bail-Out, to get his big supporters the cash they'll need from the overburdened taxpayer. Yet, all around here more Mcain/Palin signs going up, which when you approach one on the roadway looks suspiciously like McCain/PAIN to me.
But never doubt the ability of a "redneck" to genuflect to his own stupidity! They can never be wrong(?)... I hope they'll have to sell their fancy pickups soon...Meanwhile America marches down the wrong road... We've had fine working hybrids courtesy of Japanese companies for years. Nothing wrong with those batteries!
Reviewed by Mary Lynn Plaisance 9/30/2008
I'm still thinking Ed, and getting more confused day by day.

GREAT WRITE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Love it all.
Mary Lynn
Reviewed by D Johnson 9/29/2008
Wise writing Ed, and sadly, all true. A simple plan was offered this morning on the blog posted by Stan Grimes, regarding the bailout.

Reviewed by Georg Mateos 9/29/2008
Tell me you didn't take that photo on the kitchen table of Jersey Ed, because that no good lil'brother owes us a road kill BBQ with lots and lots of Coors.
Oh! about the bailout...are you surprised the have been screwed? to be screwed as we talk, and be screwed after the elections?
Oh brother! you have been too long in the forest (if there is one left I mean)

Reviewed by Tom Hyland 9/28/2008
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 9/28/2008
All that you say is painfully true and did you also know that Ford has a car selling in Europe that runs 60 miles to the gallon and our government forbids them to put in on our American markets?? Why?? These bail outs should not be. Our government has always used diversionary tactics to keep "we the people" from the truth...

Be always safe,
Reviewed by Cynthia Buhain-Baello 9/28/2008
Hello Mr. Ed,

"Because we no longer demand, that our politicians are accountable"
is the best conclusion to the mess. But the American people are very resourceful, though "we are an extremely gullible nation"- is something you have to get over with, because it will get worse before it gets better.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 9/28/2008
You tell it so well Ed! We need more with your expertise!...TL
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope) 9/28/2008
Ed your country is already addicted to oil and I don´t think it will accept alternative ways to generate energy from the sun, ocean waves and the wind. BUt with careful selection of leaders at times of elections, it could be possible to embark on a weaning road in the future. America has a much bigger role today in world affairs today than ever before and it is in the interest of the world to maintain a flawless development pace in that country. A single juggle in the US, be it economy or political, affects the rest of the world in one way or the other. Hope situation will resume normal very soon.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 9/28/2008
Rufuz for President...He WILL force our engineers to modernize our transportation, not just keeping up with the Japs, but asking for their assistance in some way......he does not remember Dec 7th, 1941, but my family, who lost several that day, do...if I have to ride a bike, I will never buy a Jap car (though i had one in the past)...sorry, Ed, but I don't want the USA to have to use oil forever, but to become one with Jap crap cars only, is something this voter cannot tolerate...(on some things I can be forgiving but not this or 9/11) Ed
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 9/28/2008
Well this is a great write Ed but you best tell everyone who the best leader that would believe in a better way and stick to it once they are elected. Thank you for sharing.

Newfie hugs, Rose
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 9/28/2008
saw a fellow speaking this am, had a good thought, pay the mortgage of all in the country, that will provide lots of money for people to spend, etc etc, and then the economy will jump ahead. as good a plan as any i have heard.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 9/28/2008
You make a lot of sense, Mr. Ed! Hear! Hear! Thank you. Would that our so-called "leaders" would listen to your timely and valid point of view. Love and peace,

Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER 9/28/2008
ED, You are a well of info, and you have a wonderful way of expressing such, to have the most impact, and to influence those that have a grain of intelligence and make use of it, I hope that many will.
Reviewed by Darryn Murphy 9/28/2008
good write
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 9/28/2008
....Lack of common sense,, sad!
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 9/28/2008
Hey Amber wait for always great write ...Hugsss
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 9/28/2008
I think I will go live in a cave is so abysmal isn't it...
Great write as usual, we all need to freakin wake up....

I say Mr. Ed for president...
Peace, love, and light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 9/28/2008
...Or there are those like me who have no income at all or those who are homeless!! CRAZY!!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :( >tears! <

This is sheer madness!!!
Reviewed by Felix Perry 9/28/2008
I must say I do not envy you and your fellow Americans having to pick a leader with any of the candidates that are offering but I must agree instead of pouring billions into the auto industry and oil industries if they would look at subsidizing the cost of purchasing alternate energy transportation to make it as affordable to all people not just movie stars and other celebrities it would sure get my vote

Reviewed by Walt Hardester 9/28/2008
Dr. Seuss for President!!!!!
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 9/28/2008
And meanwhile, Veterans are still living on the streets, going hungry ... shame. The fatcatz get richer and the poor ... well, they're expendable, don't matter.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Flying Fox Ted L Glines 9/28/2008
Yep - "...our leaders won’t get off our oil economy" - and Bush gets to sign the "Drill Baby Drill" bill today ($634 billion) which won't bring in a drop of oil for 7+ years, and one news report said that the State of Alaska derives 80+% of its annual revenue from sales of crude oil (they are tickled by the rising oil prices). Maybe Biden should bring that up when he and Palin debate (but I'll bet it is never mentioned). And the fault rests firmly on "We The People" who elect these predators.

Reviewed by Bonnie May 9/28/2008
What a very informative write. Most of us knew many things in Washington were in disaray but this hits many areas I had no idea of. Well done Ed and thank you for informing us of how behind we are in this field. You are so right, but what can we do? This is so frustrating for a country that was once on top of everything has fallen so low. Love, Bonnie
Popular Poetry (Political Science)
  1.  Honest Abe
  2.  Will Work for Pennies (900 billion)
  3.  Change You Can Believe In

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.