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We've been robbed


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POSTED: Sunday, February 01, 2009

We gave the bankers a load of cash

And they just added it to their stash

For dividends and unearned bonuses

Thinking that we would not notice it

Bailout cash was not intended

For CEOs to foolishly spend it

For luxuries they could parade around

Saying something might trickle down.

With our economy in this pickle

We need much more than a trickle.

Here's a project I'll propose

A jail house for some CEOs.

 

Daily headlines inspire the poet Joe Gedan, a retired U.S. magistrate judge who lives in Honolulu. His observations appear on Sundays and Fridays. He can be reached at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)