All Pieces for Susan J. Cook

 
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From The Great American Wrongbook and In Today's Department of Poetic Justice, a poetic tribute to the question: what's wrong with violating the ci...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2018
  • Length: 04:43
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This American Life recently reminded us that the Democratic Party doesn't seem to get who it is anymore. Is it the Political Gamesmanship that's do...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 05:54
Caption:  Switching gears, Scarramouchi-style, Credit: Susan Cook
Turning to the Department of Poetic Justice and the tune from "I'll Be Seeing You", a poetic tribute to Scarramouchi's recent observation about why...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2018
  • Length: 02:29
Caption: Seeing consequence before it happens..., Credit: Susan Cook
We know the consequence of indifference.In late 2017, Maine witnessed 3 murders of children: 2 by foster care-takers, one at the hands of the no...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2018
  • Length: 05:20
Caption: Gorilla does Hokey-Pokey as Sign Language.Squirrel helps., Credit: Susan Cook
Not too long ago, I watched a program about a 500 pound gorilla whose owner taught him to sign.   That gorilla, all grown up, would move his fing...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:35
Caption: ...would they leave a child with their colleague..., Credit: Susan Cook
There has been a sudden shift in the hopeful tides that the Christmas season brings- toward hope that the majority in the US Senate will change. T...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2017
  • Length: 03:39
Caption: "I don't hate the press, none of them. As a matter of fact, I feel sorry for them.", Credit: cartoon by Paul Szep, Boston Globe, 7/18/1974
Drawing from The Great American Wrongbook, in the Department of Poetic Justice, which could be sung to "I want a Girl Just Like the Girl..."

  • Added: Dec 11, 2017
  • Length: 02:13
Caption: ...how it has been..., Credit: Susan Cook
Horses at the Santa Ana Race track were set free in an effort to save them from the Southern California wildfires. Their freedom, like that of the ...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2017
  • Length: 05:35
Caption: No Increased ChildCare Credit or ChildHealthcare $ from US Senate Tax Overmaul, Credit: Susan Cook
The recently passed Tax Overhaul bill declined to increase the child care credit while leaving no money for the Children's Health Insurance Program...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 05:20
Caption: "Breathing: American Sonnets", Credit: Susan Cook
The Sixty Second Moral Inquiry "Will the real problem of sexual predators using positions of power to target women be ignored if false equivalenci...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 01:24
Caption: Why now?, Credit: Susan Cook
The Bardo is the Transitional state according to Buddhist teachings where radical transformation of consciousness takes place. With revelation aft...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2017
  • Length: 05:12
Caption: By ignoring Moore, Alabama's GOP now gives others a  license to sexually accost ..., Credit: Susan Cook
In the Department of Poetic Justice, and the Great American Wrongbook, "If You Had a License Like Alabama's Natives Give.." sung to the tune from "...

  • Added: Nov 18, 2017
  • Length: 02:46

  • Added: Nov 04, 2017
  • Length: 04:27
Caption: Even the subtle exhalations of rabbits heard.., Credit: Susan Cook
Turning once again to the extensive value of nursery rhyme to bring us deep understanding, which brilliant skilled public servants did Donald Tr...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2017
  • Length: 03:05
Caption: After watching "The Vietnam War" we all know more about conscience...
Freud never quite cornered the market on Conscience. After two weeks spent with the Burns/Novick film ‘The Vietnam War”, the complexity of conscie...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2017
  • Length: 05:56
Caption: "Breathing: American Sonnets", Credit: Susan Cook
The Senate Republicans have introduced a bill to send all Affordable Care Act funding back to the states so states can deny coverage to citizens an...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 02:01
Caption: "Breathing: American Sonnets", Credit: Susan Cook
In Rockland, Maine celebrants of the 129th birthday of Edna St. Vincent Millay gathered zoomlike to honor her poetry. A woman's genius valued for i...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2017
  • Length: 05:32
Caption: Red Pines on the cemetary edge in a Ted Cruz-kind-of-Christian town, Credit: Susan Cook/ Google Earth
I’ve been asking for about 9 years now why Red Pines that have thrived for hundreds of years would die. Not that I knew 9 years ago they would die....

  • Added: Sep 02, 2017
  • Length: 03:45
Caption: Another certain someone..., Credit: Paul Szep in Boston Globe, 1974
In the Department of Poetic Justice, to the tune from 'I'll Be Seeing You', an Ohm for Mr. Bannon, updated now that he refuses an Insurrection Day ...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2017
  • Length: 02:18
Caption: His profession was listed as  "farmer's son". They never saw their family again., Credit: Susan Cook
The US Senate bill to limit immigration by educational status ignores that opportunity is exactly what oppressive regimes deny. Opportunity -as ev...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2017
  • Length: 05:59