Joe Long

About Joe Long

Joe Long lives in Cayce, South Carolina. He holds an MA in History from Georgia College and State University. He has a very patient wife, five homeschooled children, and a job.

Russian to Conclusions: A Poem

In the aftermath of scandal, Junior’s looking rather meek— He’s been out behind the woodshed. He won’t sit down for a week. Now, to send Russia a message So clear that she can’t ignore it. Send our ships to rain cruise missiles On an airfield they support— Then, to reinforce the lesson, Give

By | 2017-07-20T16:53:07+00:00 July 17th, 2017|

Fake Hate Crime: A Poem

These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief,  A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.

By | 2017-07-19T15:05:28+00:00 July 15th, 2017|

CNN Justifies the Meme

CNN Justifies the Meme (with apologies to Kipling’s “Arithmetic on the Frontier”) A great and glamorous thing it was, The media high ground to own— To set each debate’s terms, because Yours was the mightiest microphone— And your pronouncements carried weight. You squandered that, though.  It’s too late. Much credibility you spent, Through

By | 2017-07-07T12:55:49+00:00 July 5th, 2017|

Fie on Godwin!

Progressives, it’s time for a tough talk. (Been delayed a long time now, you guys.) We’re afraid you’ve become, what you call us - Yes, it’s hard to conclude otherwise. “All those who oppose us are Nazis!”, Chant your self-righteous thugs, in the street. Look down towards your toes, for a moment: The

By | 2017-06-19T15:44:13+00:00 June 15th, 2017|