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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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Cheques and Balances

A party that’s called DUP/ Extracted a billion pound fee/ For rescuing May,/ Which she must now pay/ With money from her magic tree./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40403434 A party that's called DUPExtracted a billion pound feeFor rescuing May,Which she must now payWith … Continue reading

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Paper-thin Excuse

1 The Queen’s Speech is being delayed/ As it is exclusively made/ With ink that has dried/ Upon a goat hide/ So scapegoats will have to be flayed./// 2 According to custom in Britain/ Theresa May’s plan must be written/ … Continue reading

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Over a Barrel of Foster’s

The DUP chief Arlene Foster/ Will fill the Conservative roster/ With her ten MPs;/ Though happy to please,/ She’s told Mrs May it’ll cost ‘er./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2017-40219030 The DUP chief Arlene FosterWill fill the Conservative rosterWith her ten MPs;Though happy to … Continue reading

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McGuinness is Off

Sinn Fein vice-first-minister Martin/ Abruptly declared he’s departin’/ And blasted Arlene/ We take this to mean/ Election campaignin’ is startin’./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jan/09/martin-mcguinness-to-resign-as-northern-ireland-deputy-first-minister Sinn Fein vice-first-minister MartinAbruptly declared he's departinAnd blasted ArleneWe take this to meanElection campaignin is startin. — Mick Twister … Continue reading

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Never Say Never

There was an old man who said NEVER/ Accept no concessions whatever/ Until Dr No/ Embraced his old foe/ And joined a peace-making endeavour./// http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/ian-paisley-death-from-fire-and-brimstone-to-a-peace-once-thought-impossible-9730348.html There was an old man who said NEVER Accept no concessions whatever Until Dr No Embraced his old … Continue reading

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