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Peacemonger & Other Satires By S. B. Smith
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Paperback. Satirical verses. Double standards? Why bomb tyranny in Iraq & support it in Saudi? They’d all read Brzezinski’s Grand Chessboard 1984 & the 1992 PNAC: they knew it... More > was about oil. Shock & Awe? "The world’s a safer place tonight?" Gen Franks: “this war’s been planned for years!” Democracy in Palestine - the elephant in the room? Remember Twin Towers - & forget Panama? Failed pop-star Blair turns Catholic? His First Confession: “I stole sweets Father.” “Yes my child.” “I was disobeejent.” “Yes my child.” “I told lies.” “Now now, my child, these are just peccadilloes the nuns suggest to little boys so they’ll have something to confess.” “But in my case it’s true!” And other targets. Composed 1970-2005. Also to be found in Collected Writings 2< Less
Peacemonger & Other Satires By S. B. Smith
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Paperback. Satirical verses. Double standards? Why bomb tyranny in Iraq & support it in Saudi? They’d all read Brzezinski’s Grand Chessboard 1984 & the 1992 PNAC: they knew it... More > was about oil. Shock & Awe? "The world’s a safer place tonight?" Gen Franks: “this war’s been planned for years!” Democracy in Palestine - the elephant in the room? Remember Twin Towers - & forget Panama? Failed pop-star Blair turns Catholic? His First Confession: “I stole sweets Father.” “Yes my child.” “I was disobeejent.” “Yes my child.” “I told lies.” “Now now, my child, these are just peccadilloes the nuns suggest to little boys so they’ll have something to confess.” “But in my case it’s true!” And other targets. Composed 1970-2005. Also to be found in Collected Writings 2< Less
Dear Communion of Saints: amusingly apt advice for foolish Christians By The Ironic Catholic
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What would happen if we took our life questions to the saints rather than Dear Abby? This affectionate parody asks the foolish questions we all want to ask and provides a few pointed, startling, and... More > funny answers from various saints (or near saints) in the Catholic tradition.< Less
Dear Communion of Saints: amusingly apt advice for foolish Christians By The Ironic Catholic
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What would happen if we took our life questions to the saints rather than Dear Abby? This affectionate parody asks the foolish questions we all want to ask and provides a few pointed, startling, and... More > funny answers from various saints (or near saints) in the Catholic tradition.< Less
The Master Racket By Ross Mac Duncan
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A Cult from Boston is Headquartered In Ireland in Connection With A Ponzi Scheme and a Politically Ambitious Mayor Who Is Into Faulty Pharmaceuticals. Paul "Southie" O'Brien and His... More > Partners Seek Out to Bring These People To Justice. A Political Satire Meets The Catholic Faith< Less
The Praise of Folly By Desiderius Erasmus
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Erasmus's best-known work a satirical attack on the traditions of the Catholic Church and popular superstitions, written in 1509, published in 1511 and dedicated to his friend, Sir Thomas More
The Life of Saint Dufus By Jason Childress
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They called him "the dumbest man ever to become a saint." But was Saint Dufus of Chatillon really just a bumbling clod, tripping and stumbling his way clumsily through life? Or was there... More > more to this "halfwit" than met the eye? Was there, in fact, a guiding force behind his footsteps? A divine method to his madness? Now, for the first time, author Jason Childress reveals the remarkable truth about this obscure and enigmatic French monk, who rose from a life of peasantry to become the friend of kings and lords, prophets and saints, the most esteemed authors and intellectuals of his day.< Less
The Life of Saint Dufus By Jason Childress
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They called him "the dumbest man ever to become a saint." But was Saint Dufus of Chatillon really just a bumbling clod, tripping and stumbling his way clumsily through life? Or was there... More > more to this "halfwit" than met the eye? Was there, in fact, a guiding force behind his footsteps? A divine method to his madness? Now, for the first time, author Jason Childress reveals the remarkable truth about this obscure and enigmatic French monk, who rose from a life of peasantry to become the friend of kings and lords, prophets and saints, the most esteemed authors and intellectuals of his day.< Less
A Modest Proposal By Jonathan Swift
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Jonathan Swift almost defines satire in this biting and brutal pamphlet in which he suggests that poor (Catholic) Irish families should fatten up their children and sell them to the rich (Protestant)... More > land owners, thus solving the twin problems of starving children and poverty in one blow. When the “Proposal” was published in 1729, Swift was quickly attacked, and even accused of barbarity – the exact state the “Proposal” was written to expose.< Less
What Not: A Prophetic Comedy By Rose Macaulay
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Dame Emilie Rose Macaulay DBE (1 August 1881 – 30 October... More > 1958) was an English writer, most noted for her award-winning novel The Towers of Trebizond, about a small Anglo-Catholic group crossing Turkey by camel. The story is seen as a spiritual autobiography, reflecting her own changing and conflicting beliefs. Macaulay’s novels were partly-influenced by Virginia Woolf; she also wrote biographies and travelogues.Macaulay was born in Rugby, Warwickshire the daughter of George Campbell Macaulay, a Classical scholar, and his wife, Grace Mary (née Conybeare). Her father was descended in the male-line directly from the Macaulay family of Lewis. She was educated at Oxford High School for Girls and read Modern History at Somerville College at Oxford University. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rose_Macaulay< Less