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Don’t Shoot!

The government, put on the spot/ Has had to explain it is not/ In favour of babies/ Suspected of rabies/ In actual fact being shot./// The government, put on the spotHas had to explain it is notIn favour of babies … Continue reading

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Hunt Sabotaged

A learned professor named Hawking/ Provoked ministerial squawking/ From Jeremy Hunt,/ Creating affront/ By showing what crap he’s been talking./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/aug/19/jeremy-hunt-says-stephen-hawking-is-wrong-on-the-nhs A learned professor named HawkingProvoked ministerial squawkingFrom Jeremy Hunt,Creating affrontBy showing what crap he's been talking. — Mick Twister … 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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The Queen’s Speech Condensed

“My Government wanted to table/ More bills but is sadly unable;/ The measures set out/ Remove any doubt/ It’s not strong, and nor is it stable”./// https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/21/the-guardian-view-on-the-queens-speech-in-office-but-not-in-power "My Government wanted to tableMore bills but is sadly unable;The measures set outRemove … Continue reading

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Moving Targets

There was an old Tory whose boasts/ Concerning TB-bearing hosts/ Were proven absurd/ And so he averred/ That badgers were moving the posts. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-24459424 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/388061146957484032

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The Rich Get Richer

There once was a tax reform which   Reduced the top rate on the rich   The wealthy get more   Instead of the poor   A reverse redistributive switch. ///http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/labour-accuses-government-of-squeezing-single-parents-while-the-rich-get-tax-breaks-8562795.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/320549544171560961

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That Sinking Feeling

A Tory PM known as Dave/ Was stark in the warning he gave/ We must now sink or swim/ Was the message from him/ (On his way to a watery grave). ///http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/david-cameron-speech-britain-can-sink-or-she-can-swim-8205214.html

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Another One Bites the Dust

Government plans to tax charity/ Were found to be lacking in clarity/ So one more proposal/ Goes in waste disposal/ Amid opposition hilarity. http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2012/may/31/government-confirms-u-turn-charity-tax?newsfeed=true

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Hague Attacking, But Just Who’s Slacking?

Hague says UK lack of growth/ Is due to our businessmen’s sloth/ Labour hits back/ It’s the government’s slack/ So maybe it’s actually both. // http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-18048963

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Donor To Be Taken Away

  A Liberal donor named Brown/  Will soon be returning to town/ A man of conviction/ For fraudulent fiction/ He’ll show up and then be sent down.

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