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Taking Back Passport Control?

Brit passports of burgundy hue,/ Post-Brexit, will turn a dark blue,/ A major advance/ For workers in France,/ Who’ll make them (inside the EU)./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43489462 Note: for a month or two now, Twitter user Guillaume Cingal has been translating many … Continue reading

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Transition Condition

Theresa May drew a red line,/ Declaring no leader could sign/ The backstop position/ On border transition -/ But now it’s apparently fine./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/mar/19/uk-and-eu-agree-terms-for-brexit-transition-deal Theresa May drew a red line,Declaring no leader could signThe backstop positionOn border transition,But now it's … Continue reading

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I wanna be like EU-hoo-hoo

The PM gave Brussels her view/ Of Britain outside the EU:/ “Although the UK/ Won’t do as you say/ We’ll still have to do as you do”./// https://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-europeans/europe-wary-of-mays-ideas-for-post-brexit-harmony-idUSKCN1GE2JD The PM gave Brussels her viewOf Britain outside the EU:"Although the UKWon't … Continue reading

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Customary Divisions

A union, Corbyn decided,/ For customs is OK provided/ It’s prefaced with ‘a’,/ Not nasty old ‘the’,/ And leaves Tories badly divided./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-43189878   A union, Corbyn decided,For customs is OK providedIt's prefaced with 'a',Not nasty old 'the',And leaves Tories … Continue reading

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Lies, Damned lies…

Rees-Mogg says remainiac riggers/ Are cooking the Treasury figures./ Home minister Rudd/ Says stop talking crud,/ While Boris just watches and sniggers./// Rees-Mogg says remainiac riggersAre cooking the Treasury figures.Home minister RuddSays stop talking crud,While Boris just watches and sniggers. … Continue reading

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Mick Twister’s Bigly Brextastic 2017

I could easily fill this review with Trump and Brexit, but there’s too much other good stuff around, so let me briefly summarise those twin horrors. TRUMP  It was a year when one  man bestrode the world of news like … Continue reading

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A-don’ Believe it!

Ex-minister Andrew Adonis,/ To judge by his horrified tone is/ Just grasping that May/ Is in disarray,/ While most are appalled at his slowness./// Ex-minister Andrew #Adonis ,To judge by his horrified tone isJust grasping that MayIs in disarray,While most … Continue reading

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Those Brexit Blues

When Britain has left the EU/ Our passports once more will be blue;/ As blue as the holder,/ Abandoned to moulder/ For hours in a non-EU queue./// When Britain has left the EUOur passports will once more be blue;As blue … Continue reading

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Bringing Home the Bacon?

This little pig went to Brussels/ To break with the Treaty of Rome/ But after some flexing of muscles/ Went Oui Oui Oui all the way home./// *The observant among you will have instantly noticed that this is not a … Continue reading

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Brex for the Border

As Britain negotiates Brexit/ The border continues to vexit/ With May’s coalition/ In fragile condition/ This could be the issue that fexit./// https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/republic-of-ireland/dup-vows-to-block-any-brexit-border-deal-which-separates-ni-from-rest-of-uk-36376499.html As Britain negotiates BrexitThe border continues to vexitWith May's coalitionIn fragile conditionThis could be the issue that … Continue reading

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