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Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
This poem to one President of the NRA has no statistics, no logic, no legal reasoning or principle.

  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:09
Caption: Climate change will make Florida much hotter..., Credit: Susan Cook
A musical tribute to a special soon-to-be-retiring Government Elected! George Gershwin might not mind if you sing this to his 1937 "They Can't Take...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2018
  • Length: 03:51
Caption: There are race tracks that run horses daily...Picking ponies a good gig...", Credit: Susan Cook
A musical tribute to polling before Election Day! In the Department of Poetic Justice (and Reckoning) with lyrics for "The Great American Wrongboo...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 03:20
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Insurers who raise health care premiums, systematically deflect accountability for increases as necessary to cover rising health care costs. Deduc...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 07:48
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Testimony about an accuser of a Supreme Court Nominee will take place before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Today's Sixty Second Moral inquiry as...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2018
  • Length: 01:12
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Psychotherapists and trauma researchers can contribute to the understanding of how and why sexual assault victims remain silent and why that silenc...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 07:00
Caption: The 2009 view. "W" stands for water aquifer.
In the not so distant past, Anonymous was usually a woman. a woman composer, artist, author, musician, writer unless she was an accused criminal, a...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2018
  • Length: 06:52
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Honoring those who have died, as we witness in the display of remembrance of Senator McCain and Aretha Franklin and, near me, a young Buddhist, inc...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2018
  • Length: 06:10
Caption: It's not hush money. They're hush jobs. , Credit: Susan Cook
A musical tribute to political appointees (at the cost of the Public trust) with lyrics for the Great American Wrongbook! which could be sung to th...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2018
  • Length: 02:07
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Understanding the abandonment of civil liberties in this country, means looking at behaviors we ignore, passive handouts of yet another fat govern...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2018
  • Length: 05:58
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: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The highest production of greenhouse gases in the US comes from the West Jefferson, Alabama Miller Electric Plant. The parent company- The Southern...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 02:55
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
"What Do We Owe You?" This poetic tribute to the failure of the Republican sponsored bill to end healthcare for millions of Americans- could be sun...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2017
  • Length: 02:47
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
Maine has witnessed yet another domestic violence tragedy: a woman, her son and a neighbor killed by her out of control partner. Maine ranks ninth...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2017
  • Length: 04:10
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: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The Senate Intelligence Committee hearings about Russian meddling in the 2016 election are Scurrilous one especially important testifier said.

  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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
Caption: The Early primitive hacker, a Scottish lady in Accounts, deleted your data for late payment. , Credit: Susan Cook
Internet anonymity now is presented as ‘the standard’ . But being anonymous when online really is optional . If like many other human activities, a...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2017
  • Length: 06:29
Caption: ...the value of  human anchoring..., Credit: Susan Cook
Ten years ago this month, Maine Public Radio fired the host of a 30 year popular jazz program, The humble Farmer because he criticized the Iraq War...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2017
  • Length: 06:53
Caption: Non-hypocrites stay true to intentions, Credit: Susan Cook
This week the United States Senate voted to overrule the intention of the Founding Fathers and disregard the process that give minority membership ...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 03:08
Caption: Children's art is an eyeglass into their view. , Credit: Susan Cook
'Chuzo Tamotzu, Children’s Drawings and the Art of Resolution’ is an exhibit hosted by the Bowdoin Art Museum which presents the artwork of childr...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2017
  • Length: 07:35