Monthly Archives: May 2017

Money’s Less Tight For Dementia

The Tories got into a flap/ Suggesting a social care cap/ As nobody backs/ Dementia tax/ Which voters perceive to be crap./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2017-40001221 The Tories got into a flapSuggesting a social care capAs nobody backsDementia taxWhich voters perceive to be … Continue reading

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Howdy Saudi

United States President Trump,/ An Islamophobe on the stump,/ Has gone off to Saudi/ To smile and say howdy/ And kiss the odd oil-rich rump./// http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/donald-trump-arms-deal-saudi-arabia-110-billion-911-terrorism-international-law-war-crimes-a7747076.html United States President Trump,An Islamophobe on the stump,Has gone off to SaudiTo smile and … Continue reading

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Who Ran Iran?

Rouhani successfully ran/ Against the Supreme Leader’s man/ To win reelection;/ Despite this rejection,/ The old Mullah still ran Iran./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-39984066 Rouhani successfully ranAgainst the Supreme Leader's manTo win reelection;Despite this rejection,The old Mullah still ran Iran. — Mick Twister … Continue reading

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Not Going Out

Assange is relieved that in Sweden/ The case is no longer proceden/ But has a suspicion/ US extradition/ Still has a good chance of succeden./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-39979343 Assange is relieved that in SwedenThe case is no longer procedenBut has a suspicionUS … Continue reading

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Missing Millions

The Brexiteers promised us wealth/ To lavish on national health/ In May’s manifesto/ The money – Hey Presto!/ Has vanished with magical stealth./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-39967916 The Brexiteers promised us wealthTo lavish on national healthIn May's manifestoThe money – Hey Presto!Has vanished … Continue reading

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Infamy! Infamy! They’ve all got it Infamy!

  A fellow with bright yellow hair/ Said nobody, never, nowhere/ Saw such persecutin’/ As me over Putin,/ Beheading just doesn’t compare./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-39965107 A fellow with bright yellow hairSaid nobody, never, nowhereSaw such persecutin'As me over Putin,Beheading just doesn't compare.#Trump … Continue reading

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Money’s Too Tight…

Theresa the Tory frontbencher/ Unveiled a new policy venture/ To cut what is there/ To fund social care,/ Saying money’s too tight for dementia./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/may/18/tory-social-care-plan-example-market-failure-andrew-dilnot Theresa the Tory frontbencherUnveiled a new policy ventureTo cut what is thereTo fund social care,Saying … Continue reading

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Chelsea Out

A leaker named Chelsea, née Bradley/ Embarrassed the army quite badly/ So did 7 years/ And yet it appears/ That Trump spills intelligence gladly./// https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/may/17/chelsea-manning-released-from-prison A leaker named Chelsea, née BradleyEmbarrassed the army quite badlySo did 7 yearsAnd yet it … Continue reading

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Indiscretion Session

Trump may’ve let slip in discussions/ With various senior Russians/ Some classified dope;/ His enemies hope/ The POTUS may face repercussions./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-39931012 Trump may've let slip in discussionsWith various senior RussiansSome classified dope;His enemies hopeThe POTUS will face repercussions. — … Continue reading

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Your Money or Your File

For hackers exploiting MS,/ To target the poor NHS/ And hold it to ransom/ To make it finansom/ Is utter BS, FFS./// Apologies, I tweeted this on Saturday, but haven’t had a chance to repost here till now. Also followed … Continue reading

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