Tag Archives: austerity

Cellar’s Market

There was a French President fella/ Who sold off the wine in his cellar/ He’ll have to forgo/ The vintage Bordeaux/ And offer Ms Merkel a Stella. ///http://www.aljazeera.com/video/europe/2013/05/2013530102149879224.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/340174169922756608

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Growing Pains

The UK is lacking in growth/ & cuts only lead to more sloth/ So should we cut spending/ Or rack up more lending?/ The Chancellor opted for both. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2013/mar/20/budget-2013-uk-economic-growth-downgraded The UK is lacking in growth & cuts only lead to more … Continue reading

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The Pain in Spain… Again

Thousands of miners in Spain/ Went up to Madrid to complain/ They marched from Asturias/ To show they were furious/ At cuts and austerity pain. /// http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Spain-police-miners-clash-in-Madrid-protest-3698540.php

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North Rhine West Failure

The voters of North-Rhine-Westphalia/ Think Angela Merkel a failure/ Unless other Länder/ Decide to defend ‘er/ Say goodbye to all that regalia. /// http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/merkels-party-humiliated-by-shock-election-defeat-7743508.html

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Greeks Speak

There is an old people from Greece/ Who voted for early release/ From conditions on debt/ Many feel can’t be met/ They are hoping repayments decrease. // http://www.euronews.com/newswires/1507832-greece-faces-dangerous-turmoil-after-election/

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Greece Is The Word Again

The Mediterranean diet Is austerity, tear gas and riot As lines of police Charge protesters in #Greece Causing pan-European disquiet.  ++++++++++++++++ OK, OK – Only nine months into Twitmericks, seven months into the blog, and already we’re showing repeats. My … Continue reading

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Autumn of Discontent

The honourable MP for Tatton/Has let UK growth figures flatten/Osborne’s #autumnstatement/Reveals no abatement/Of this undesirable pattern.

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Arrivederci Berlusconi

#Berlusconi has finally quit/After decades of acting the twit/He leaves for posterity/A dose of austerity/And Italy knee-deep in shit.

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St Paul’s-up

The team occupying the City/When it came down to the nitty-gritty/Made errors procedural/So they’re in a cathedral/And not LSX. What a pity. http://www.eurasiareview.com/16102011-occupy-london-are-we-free-to-protest-or-is-this-a-police-state-oped/

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