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Look Back in UNGA

I’m updating things having been away for a few days – so here are a couple of limericks covering Trump and Kim Jong-Un’s UN speeches. The POTUS set out where he stands/ On despots from faraway lands/ By using his … Continue reading

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Pyongyang Big Bang

A fellow named Kim in Pyongyang/ Created a very big bang/ With stuff that is fissile*/ To put on a missile/ And said “See the size of my whang!”/// *I am indebted to @Souris_Verte for pointing out that if, as … Continue reading

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Bang Goes the Neighbourhood

The fellow who runs South Korea/ Considers the Donald’s idea/ To nuke Kim Jong-Un/ Most inopportune/ For anyone anywhere near./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-40923284 The fellow who runs South KoreaConsiders the Donald's ideaTo nuke Kim Jong-UnMost inopportuneFor anyone anywhere near.#korea #Trump — Mick … Continue reading

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War of Words

A fellow named Kim in Pyongyang/ Enjoyed firing off a harangue;/ As Trump in DC/ Joined in with some glee,/ Things started to go with a bang./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-40871416 A fellow named Kim in PyongyangEnjoyed firing off a harangue;As Trump in … Continue reading

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Premature Kim

There was an old man from Pyongyang/ Who told the US to go hang/ But sources suggest/ That Kim’s missile test/ Went off with a premature bang./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/16/north-korea-missile-launch-attempt-says-south-korea-kim-jong-un There was an old man from PyongyangWho told the US to go … Continue reading

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The China Syndrome

Theresa, at quite a late hour,/ Supported more nuclear power;/ Apparently minor/ Concerns about China/ Resolved by the Tory kowtower./// https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/sep/15/theresa-may-accused-backing-down-hinkley-point-c-deal Theresa, at quite a late hour,Supported more nuclear power;Apparently minorConcerns about ChinaResolved by the Tory kowtower.#Hinkley — Mick Twister … Continue reading

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Hinkley No Point

The UK is acting distinctly/ Equivocal vis-a-vis Hinkley/ The price paid for power/ Per megawatt hour/ May leave us in debt when we’re wrinkly./// https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/jul/28/hinkley-point-c-to-go-ahead-after-edf-board-approves-project The UK is acting distinctlyEquivocal vis-a-vis HinkleyThe price paid for powerPer megawatt hourMay leave us … Continue reading

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Nuclear Reaction

The P5+1 and Iran/ Came up with a brilliant plan:/ Enrichment is stopped/ And sanctions get dropped/ (Though Bibi is not a big fan)./// The P5+1 and Iran Came up with a brilliant plan: Enrichment is stopped And sanctions get dropped (Though Bibi is … Continue reading

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Nukes of Hazard

Iran and the P5+1/ Came to a deal in Lausanne/ Cutting Iranian/ Processed uranium/ Down to a third of a tonne./// http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/03/world/middleeast/iran-nuclear-talks.html?_r=0 Iran and the P5+1 Came to a deal in Lausanne Cutting Iranian Processed uranium Down to a third of a tonne. #half-rhymes … Continue reading

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Nuclear Option

Investors from China & France/ Will build British nuclear plants./ Despite cushy terms/ No UK-based firms/ For some reason leapt at the chance. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24604218 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/392426861458128896

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