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Wednesday, September 12, 2012


by Ron Diener

Rush Limbaugh - Caricature

dredge up combustible claptrap from volatile social sediment
leach out traces of empathy
amend with doses of dark matter proclivities
concentrate in spin room centrifuges and
launch upon diatribes into mass market airwaves

where heat-seeking simpletons lock in and draw down
the kamikaze means of their own oblivion
and your father’s civic mindedness is the new red-bait communism

for rating-shares reign supreme and
the sensible center does not hold
Ron Diener is a Manufacturing Engineer and writer living near Austin, Texas.