Tag Archives: riots

Oliver’s Barmy

A senior Tory adviser/ And self-proclaimed moral chastiser/ Said don’t help those thugs/ They’ll only buy drugs,/ But now says he’s older and wiser./// http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/oliver-letwin-s-apology-for-racist-memo-to-no-10-inadequate-a6791311.html A senior Tory adviser And self-proclaimed moral chastiser Said don't help those thugs They'll only buy drugs, But now … Continue reading

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Smoking Gun

Mr Duggan of Tottenham whose shooting/Caused violent riots & looting/Had no gun when he died/So Met police lied/& somebody needs prosecuting.

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EDL’s Hell

The #EDL‘s plan to descend/In numbers upon the East End/Ran into the sand/When marches were banned/And their small static demo was penned. (tweeted 3/9/11) http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/sep/03/edl-march-halted-by-police

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Short sentence

A mother locked up by the courts/For having a nicked pair of shorts/She herself didn’t steal/Was freed on appeal/According to latest reports

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Inciting times

A virtual rioter from Cheshire/Is suddenly feeling the pressure/4 incitement online/He got, not a fine/But 4 years at Her Majesty’s pleasure. http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/aug/17/facebook-cases-criticism-riot-sentences

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LA Lawman

A former top cop in LA/Is coming to London, they say/UK coppers feel shat on/Believing Bill Bratton/Knows less about crime here than they. http://news.sky.com/home/uk-news/article/16049302

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Starkey raving

Historian David R #Starkey/An expert in Tudor hierarchy/Says Enoch was right/And black=white/He comes out with some right old malarky. http://www.metro.co.uk/news/872277-historian-david-starkey-faces-backlash-over-racist-riots-remarks

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Orde restored order

According to ACPO’s Hugh Orde/It was coppers got order restored/And not disquisitions/By smug politicians/Whose speeches his people ignored. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-14501236

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The Mouth of Louth

Sir Peter Hannay Bailey Tapsell/Conservative in a time capsule/Is out to use #Wembley/For rioters’ assembly/I say it’d make for a crap cell. http://www.louthleader.co.uk/news/local/sir_peter_tapsell_talks_about_the_riots_in_parliament_1_2955705

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Stealing in Ealing

Lewisham, Hackney & Tooting/All suffered outbreaks of looting/Others were stealing/In Enfield & Ealing/As a Croydon man died in a shooting. http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/uk/shot-man-dies-after-london-riot-16034399.html

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