The Optimum Oligarchy Orations (2020)

(Scenes between an imaginary American President, Don Gold, and a Russian counterpart — Vlad — sometime in 2020)

ACT ONE:

Scene: a swank penthouse with large glass windows overlooking Moscow at night. Two men walk in, one tall with golden weaved hair and an imperious…


TWITTER TARTS

Less is more … More is Less

by Jim Cleveland

(from Ascending Apocalypse: A New Birth for Mankind)

Twitter, as we know, is a worldwide communications phenomenon that encapsulates your convictions in 140 characters or less and delivers them to the world.

It has been derided as an…


Condition Red:

Our Apocalypse of Values and Intentions

(from Ascending Apocalypse: A New Birth for Mankind, by Jim Cleveland, now on Amazon)

Apocalypse showed up. Now we have to.

Armageddon rages. We must rage back with righteousness.

While some of us expected the presidential election to be a decisive blow…


AMERICA IS GREAT — BUT WHY?

by Jim Cleveland (www.jimclevelandauthor.com)

When a friend from Finland told me that America had never been a great country, I could have knee-jerked my reply. It certainly is. I know it. But then I began to question myself as to why my inherent truth…


IRAQ AND RUIN: A Cut-the-Shit Story

by Jim Cleveland (from ON TOP OF IT: Rising Above the Human Mind)

When you peel back the events of history and see them without all the partisan puffery, they begin to clear up considerably.

The Iraq War was a horror story visited on…


THE CAPITALISM CANCER

by Jim Cleveland

(from ON TOP OF IT: Rising Above the Human Mind. Visit Jim at www.jimclevelandauthor.com)

There is an invisible God that rules over everything we do in the United States — Capitalism.

No one dare speak against it — no one in any American institution…


The Pupae of Irony

by Jim Cleveland

From ‘Slouching Through Apocalypse,’ a volume of Serio-Comedy with skits, satires, spoofs and essays.

On the planet of Irony, somewhere in a galaxy like ours …

One of the major religions there is the Cataract Church, said to be established originally by a…


BOBOSCOPY TITLES … a complete and relatively sensible story

by Jim Cleveland

Bob was Like A Rolling Stone.

Mr. Tambourine Man was calling him to the road.

So he made a Restless Farewell to family and friends.

Farewell, Angelina, he said.

He knew he would miss this Sad-Eyed Lady of…


GAME OF THORNS: A New Show Pitch

A Satire by Jim Cleveland

(I remember with some bitterness the pitch I made for a new Game of Thrones series with a wondrous and fascinating plot twist, inexplicably rejected by a boardroom of DoDo’s. See what you think.)

The Story ….

In…


POLYTHEISTS AND THE MASKS OF GOD

by Jim Cleveland

(from ON TOP OF IT: Rising Above the Human Mind)

Those of us who believe there is one God — one First Source and Center — may tend to think that others will fall short of the heavens in our Ascension…

James Wayne Cleveland

Jim Cleveland retired from a career in public relations to become a writer and publisher. He has 16 books and 12 CDs anchored in new spirituality values.

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