According to Joe
The war has drained our treasury
As Bush went on a spending spree.
The deficit will take its toll
And put us in a terrible hole.
Now Bush says we'll get healthy
By giving tax cuts to the wealthy.
With that plan Bush should know
The gulf between rich and poor will grow.
Daily headlines inspire the poet in Joe Gedan, a retired U.S. magistrate judge who lives in Honolulu. His observations on the news appear on Sundays and Fridays.