Misdirection Some dictionaries and encyclopedias still define “fascism” as a far-right system of rule. They need to look again. The Party of self-righteousness, Imbued with far-left chatter. Deeds implemented and condoned, Rungs on the fascist ladder. Speech Liberty, Guaranteed, Everywhere. Beware of those Who do not care. Freedom, The heritage Our founders chose. Beware of all Who are opposed. Rights, The bedrock, To speak our piece. Beware the hour It could cease. Mainstream Media The MSM has plainly made Regime change its objective. Sheer bias thoroughly pervades Its wholly false invective. It gave up objectivity For stark one-sided views. And its entrenched proclivity To not report the news. Mr. Winick recently started writing poetry at nearly age 65, after ending a long legal career. He resides in Naperville, Illinois.