Tag Archives: afghanistan

Trump Breaks Promise Shock

When candidate Donald J. Trump/ Was canvassing out on the stump/ He promised no more/ Afghanistan war,/ A pledge we all knew he would dump./// https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/08/22/bannons-breitbart-spins-trump-afghanistan-speech-as-flip-flop/?utm_term=.67921ccd1985 When candidate Donald J. #TrumpWas canvassing out on the stumpHe promised no more#Afghanistan war,A … Continue reading

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Changing Trews

There was a celebrity red/ Who spoke up on YouTube and said:/ Although I once wrote/ That no one should vote/ I now give my backing to Ed./// http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/may/04/russell-brand-changes-mind-about-voting-and-urges-support-for-labour There was a celebrity red Who spoke up on YouTube and said: Although … Continue reading

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Known Unknowables

John Brennan of Langley, VA/ Defending the poor CIA/ Said nobody knows/ If torturing foes/ Has helped to keep terror at bay./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-30437804 John Brennan of Langley, VA Defending the poor CIA Said nobody knows If torturing foes Has helped to keep terror at … Continue reading

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Swap Flop

There was an old sergeant named Bowe/ Whom Taliban fighters let go/ The deal caused a drama/ For @BarackObama,/ Accused of abetting the foe./// http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27692636 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/474255549853212672

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Gatesgate

There is an old fellow named Gates/ Who used to be big in the States/ He caused a big drama/ By slamming Obama/ Who’s no longer one of his mates. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25645855 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/420936788044443648

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To Helmand and Back

There was a UK politician/Who said the Afghanistan mission/Had been a success/In spite of the mess/And ongoing war of attrition./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-25410994 There was a UK politician Who said the #Afghanistan mission Had been a success In spite of the mess And ongoing war of … Continue reading

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Afghan Carpets Hagel

There is an old fellow named Chuck/ Who’s suddenly down on his luck/ He’s got his hands full/ With a chap in Kabul/ Who says US policies suck. /// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21732383 There is an old fellow named Chuck/Who's suddenly down on … Continue reading

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War Baby

A soldier on base in Helmand/ Had pains she did not understand/ The doctor said “Maybe/ You’re having a baby”/ Conceivably not what was planned. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-19657646

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Harry’s Chopper

There was a young Prince of the Land/ Who voyaged away to Helmand/ Alone with his chopper/ He has to act proper/ (And naked photography’s banned). ////http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/sep/07/prince-harry-camp-bastion

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Major Error in War on Terror

Koran-burning troops in Bagram Have probably done their cause harm You don’t combat terror Albeit in error By alienating Islam. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/feb/21/us-nato-apologise-afghan-quran-burning?newsfeed=true

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