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Caption: How Does Mitch McConnell Know What Goes On in A Woman's Body, anyway?, Credit: Susan Cook photo of an AP photo
From the Great American Wrongbook, possibly sung to "What'll I Do?", the Planned Parenthood GAG order and the GOP's knowledge of what goes on in a...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2018
  • Length: 02:36
Caption: The old gray mare, she ain't what she used to be..., Credit: Susan Cook
Musical tribute to the Mueller investigation, sung if you like to the tune from "Some Enchanted Evening..", "Someone must have planted...."

  • Added: May 22, 2018
  • Length: 03:55
Caption: Stop guessing just whose financing was used..., Credit: Susan Cook
A musical tribute to a certain one hundred and thirty thousand dollars which it turns out a certain President did reimburse his lawyer for which ha...

  • Added: May 04, 2018
  • Length: 02:01
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
From the Great American Wrongbook, in the Department of Poetic Justice, a musical tribute to the Maine Legislature's recent corporate welfare givin...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 02:56
Caption: HCFA-1500 in section 10D record why an abortion was performed
We cannot expect care providers to intervene with individuals who intend to use a gun to harm others or themselves unless we do everything we can t...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2018
  • Length: 03:55
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It’s barely four months since the Las Vegas massacre, and already it’s all but forgotten. Now comes the Florida high school mass shooting and we mu...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2018
  • Length: 03:16
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In Maine, a 40 million dollar tax break for a subsidiary of the fifth largest weapons producer in the world passed the Legislature last year. A re...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2018
  • Length: 09:56
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Elected representatives have taken a new approach to legislating. Only their own district or cell or voting area can receive information from there...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2018
  • Length: 01:25
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The World Health Organization, a United Nations affiliated committee almost succeeded in passing a resolution affirming breastfeeding as the best,...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 05:58
Caption: "The old gray mare...", Credit: Susan Cook
Reconciling one man's self-defined Free Trade Agreements (Eeew) is hard to do. A Poetic Tribute to the lyrical dilemma of paying $130000 for somet...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2018
  • Length: 02:45
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From The Great American Wrongbook and In Today's Department of Poetic Justice, a poetic tribute to the question: what's wrong with violating the ci...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2018
  • Length: 04:43
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This American Life recently reminded us that the Democratic Party doesn't seem to get who it is anymore. Is it the Political Gamesmanship that's do...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 05:54
Caption: "The Magnicent Five": (from left) Henryk Wujec, Lech Dymarski, Janusz Onyszkiewicz, Jacek Kuro?, Jan Rulewski. , Credit: Photo by Jan Krzysztof Kelus.
Dance in Chains, traces the history of modern political imprisonment from its origins in the mid-nineteenth century and draws on examples from regi...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 59:28
Caption: Gorilla does Hokey-Pokey as Sign Language.Squirrel helps., Credit: Susan Cook
Not too long ago, I watched a program about a 500 pound gorilla whose owner taught him to sign.   That gorilla, all grown up, would move his fing...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:35

  • Added: Nov 04, 2017
  • Length: 04:27
Caption: Ever larger rabbits on this farm.., Credit: Susan Cook
Turning once again to the Department of Poetic Justice and the extensive value of nursery rhyme to bring us to an appropriate level of understandi...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2017
  • Length: 03:05
Caption: After watching "The Vietnam War" we all know more about conscience...
Freud never quite cornered the market on Conscience. After two weeks spent with the Burns/Novick film ‘The Vietnam War”, the complexity of conscie...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2017
  • Length: 05:56
Caption: ...yoga is liberal..., Credit: Susan Cook
In the Department of Poetic Justice, to the tune from 'I'll Be Seeing You', an Ohm for Mr. Bannon.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2017
  • Length: 02:18
Caption: His profession was listed as  "farmer's son". They never saw their family again., Credit: Susan Cook
The US Senate bill to limit immigration by educational status ignores that opportunity is exactly what oppressive regimes deny. Opportunity -as ev...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2017
  • Length: 05:59
Caption: His last words...Love as intense as ice..., Credit: Susan Cook
Liu Xiaobo died in 2017. His 11 year imprisonment by the Chinese government for posting subversive articles on the Internet had not ended. "No Ene...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2017
  • Length: 05:24
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Why haven't pharmaceutical companies and oil corporations been asked to make health insurance lower by reducing drug costs or refusing federal subs...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 02:43
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The Senate and House Healthcare bills will replace Obamacare subsidies with tax breaks for the wealthy. Meanwhile oil and gas companies continue to...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 02:54
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Some places, for example, the Intelligence Committee of the United States Senate serve as our country's moral proving ground. But this week‘s testi...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2017
  • Length: 02:57
Caption: MY Pony, Credit: E.V. Cook
FBI Director James Comey is being queried about whether President Donald Trump asked him to drop the investigation of former National Security Advi...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 04:10
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Everyday the world can ask again what’s right or wrong , not just smugly proceed, go along on its merry path, answers tucked under its arm, as proo...

  • Added: Jun 07, 2017
  • Length: 01:30