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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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Border Trouble

A Brexit conundrum that’s bubbling/ Is looking increasingly troubling,/ A deal on the border/ Demanded in order/ To head off a veto by Dublin./// https://news.sky.com/story/ireland-threat-to-veto-brexit-trade-talks-over-border-issue-11144679

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Flatliners

The forecast of top UK sages/ Regarding stagnation in wages/ Is flatlining pay/ Is with us to stay/ For ages and ages and ages./// The forecast of top UK sagesRegarding stagnation in wagesIs flatlining payIs with us to stayFor ages … Continue reading

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Brexit Strategy

  The bill meant to implement Brexit/ Won’t pass until parliament chexit/ And gives it some scrutiny/ So if Tories mutiny/ It may be the Commons rejexit./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-41975277 The bill meant to implement BrexitWon't pass until parliament chexitAnd gives it … Continue reading

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Priti Vacancy in Cabinet

Ex-minister Priti Patel/ Was getting on ever so well/ Till May called her back/ To give her the sack -/ As fast as she’d risen, she fell./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-41923007 Ex-minister #PritiPatel Was getting on ever so wellTill May called her backTo … Continue reading

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Dig for Brexit

According to minister Grayling/ If EU discussions are failing/ We fall off the edge/ And plant up more veg -/ Apparently Brexit’s plain sailing!/// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/oct/15/higher-food-prices-could-be-avoided-if-no-brexit-claims-chris-grayling According to minister GraylingIf EU discussions are failingWe fall off the edgeAnd plant up more … Continue reading

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