Posts Tagged ‘Immigration’

Callous Kirstjen Nielsen (Limerick)

Saturday, December 15th, 2018

Headline: “DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Blames Migrant Girl’s Death in Border Patrol Custody on Her Family”

Kirstjen Nielsen is callous and mean;
Her response to this death was obscene.
A young migrant girl dies?
Human decency’s wise!
But on blaming the parents, she’s keen.

Child Abuse Backed By The Bible? (Limerick)

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Headline: “Sessions cites Bible to defend immigration policies resulting in family separations”

Donald’s immigrant policy’s rough.
“Tent cities” for kids? Worse than tough!
Then there’s Sessions, who claims
Holy verse backs his aims.
When will God-fearing folks say “Enough!”?

Ben Carson’s No Slave To Accuracy (Limerick)

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

When HUD Secretary Ben Carson was criticized for conflating slaves and immigrants, he complained that his words had been misconstrued. Unfortunately, however, Carson has a long history of referring to slaves as immigrants. So he’s earned himself this limerick:

Slaves forcibly shipped to our nation
(Per Ben Carson’s REPEATED conflation)
Were immigrants. Wow!
Offensive? And how!
Has his brain suffered O2 privation?

Better Late Than Never! (Limerick)

Friday, December 19th, 2014

Better Late Than Never! (Limerick)
By Madeleine Begun Kane

Immigration and Cuba, oh my!
Net neutrality, China, oh why
Did Obama delay
His assertive display?
Welcome boldness! To meekness, goodbye!