Uranium One: A Tale from Ancient Times

By | 2017-06-02T18:30:05+00:00 October 23, 2017|
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In the reign of Barack the Anointed,
Him whom they called “the Transparent One,”
His SecState got a half-a-mil kickback
For the sale of Uranium One.

In the context of a “Russia reset”
(Which was over ‘ere it had begun)
It appears He-Who-Led-From-Behind didn’t mind
Her “baksheesh” for Uranium One.

“What thou dost, my SecState, do thou swiftly;
DOJ, look away, while it’s done.”
This appears to have been his directive,
With regard to Uranium One.

The “then-Secretary-of-State” had
Quite an impressive financial run:
Cattle futures can be lucrative, and
So could selling Uranium One.

So one-fifth of a strategic resource,
Went to Putin, that son-of-a-gun;
One might say that the entire nation,
Lost out when Uranium One.

This dark secret’s electoral impact
Might have exceeded a megaton.
Tell me, what’s the half-life of a scandal…?
Who will pay for Uranium One?

About the Author:

Joe Long
Joe Long lives in Cayce, South Carolina. He holds a master's degree in history from Georgia College and State University. He has a very patient wife, five homeschooled children, and a job.


  1. JamesDrouin October 23, 2017 at 3:45 pm

    “His SecState got a half-a-mil kickback
    For the sale of Uranium One.”


    “His SecState got a one hundred and forty-seven mil kickback
    For the sale of Uranium One.”

    Rapist Bill “got a half-a-mil kickback”.

  2. Nick L. October 24, 2017 at 1:41 pm

    Amazingly great. Kudos!

    • Joe Long October 24, 2017 at 3:08 pm

      Why, thank you!

      • jtns October 25, 2017 at 10:14 am

        please give us deplorable clingers more of your verse.

  3. CapnSpaulding October 25, 2017 at 9:12 pm

    Don’t give up the day job

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