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News in rhyme

By Anthony Lauriello     3/20/13 7:00pm


Obama visits Israel 

Obama went to Israel on a trip 

To reaffirm our countries' mutual friendship 

To discuss how to keep Iran from the bomb 

And how to keep the Palestinians calm 

While for the cameras everyone was sappy 

Bibi endorsing Romney and Obama picking Hagel means not everyone is that happy 

Obama visited Israel this week to discuss Iran, the Palestinian crisis and Israel's relationship with the United States. 


Fed continues open-market 

When the economy was seizing 

The Fed did quantitative easing 

The market now has some growth 

But in ending bond purchases Bernanke has been loath 

Investors he does not want to scare 

But one day inflation may change bull to bear 

The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday that it will continue open-market purchases of bonds and securities in order to keep interest rates low. 

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Rice volleyball will get another shot at No. 2 University of Texas, Austin after they swept the University of San Diego on Thursday in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The Owls took all three sets against the Toreros by at least five points, en route to the second victory in an NCAA tournament game in program history. After the game, head coach Genny Volpe said she was confident from the get-go. 


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