Monthly Archives: September 2013

Farewell Welfare?

There once was a man with a smirk/ Who reckoned the unemployed shirk/ And so required claimants/ Of benefit payments/ To do some community work. ///http://www.channel4.com/news/work-dole-jobseekers-allowance-george-osborne-conservative https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/384678152607236096 Advertisements

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It’s Good to Talk

Two fellows, Barack and Hassan/ Who lead the US and Iran/ Had talks on the phone/ Whose positive tone/ May stop the shit hitting the fan. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-24304088 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/383903067726700544

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Panel Game

A top UN climate change panelSays warming created by man’llKeep screwing the weatherTill we get togetherCut carbon & cut out the flannel. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24292615 A top UN climate change panel Says warming created by man'll Keep screwing the weather Till we get together Cut carbon … Continue reading

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Sail Fail

Some sailors who came from NZ Got beaten altho they once led. The PM said bugger Let’s just stick to rugger, Or race someone easy instead. ///http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/26/us-sailing-americascup-zealand-idUSBRE98P03M20130926 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/383310930987081728

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How Does He Smell?

There was a young fellow who said “It isn’t because I’m ill-bred – I stick up my nose Because the thing grows Right out of the top of my head!”   ///http://metro.co.uk/2013/09/25/chinese-man-has-new-nose-grown-on-his-forehead-4110178/ https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/383219648277118976

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Binding Decision

A village hall had to decide On BDSM talks inside. In rather a bind Trustees changed their mind – Their hands, I suspect, being tied. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-24240287 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/383184273668186112

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Reds Under the Ed

There was an old fellow named Ed/ Who went down to Brighton and said/ That Bills must be capped/ And bedroom tax scrapped./ Apparently this makes him red. ///http://metro.co.uk/2013/09/24/labour-party-conference-red-ed-miliband-stakes-his-claim-as-pledges-on-energy-and-land-mark-shift-to-left-4104211/ https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/382779480500350976

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Biteback Fightback

A publisher named @IainDale Has @DPMcBride‘s book on sale.He totally knackeredSome old geezer’s placardBy suddenly turning rogue male. (Apologies to non-Twitter readers for the @signs). http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/willheaven/100237540/photo-iain-dale-fights-a-nuclear-protester-at-labour-conference/ A publisher named @IainDale Has @DPMcBride's book on sale. He totally knackered Some old geezer's placard By suddenly … Continue reading

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Close, but no Overall Majority

Victorious Angela Merkel/ To make her new government work’ll/ Require a deal/ With broader appeal/ Beyond her political circle. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-24197994 Victorious Angela Merkel To make her new government work'll Require a deal With broader appeal Beyond her political circle. — Mick Twister (@twitmericks) September … Continue reading

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Godfrey’s Bloomers

An old UKIP duffer called Bloom/ Made Farage and company fume,/ The maverick klutz/ Describing as sluts/ The women all round in the room. ///http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2013/sep/20/nigel-farage-godfrey-bloom-sluts-ukip https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/381098356669313024

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