Tag Archives: terror

Indiscretion Session

Trump may’ve let slip in discussions/ With various senior Russians/ Some classified dope;/ His enemies hope/ The POTUS may face repercussions./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-39931012 Trump may've let slip in discussionsWith various senior RussiansSome classified dope;His enemies hopeThe POTUS will face repercussions. — … Continue reading

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Boom and Bust

  There once was a terrorist clot/ Who hatched a derivative plot/ To short Dortmund stock/ Then give them a shock/ He made a bomb, and he did not./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-39664212 There once was a terrorist clotWho hatched a derivative plotTo … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Myth

  The Donald caused incomprehension/ By picking out #Sweden for mention/ Attacking fake news/ But choosing to use/ A story that’s total invention./// http://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/donald-trump-faces-wave-of-mockery-on-social-media-after-sweden-attack-comments-a3471051.html The Donald caused incomprehensionBy picking out #Sweden for mentionAttacking fake newsBut choosing to useA story that's … Continue reading

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Known Unknowables

John Brennan of Langley, VA/ Defending the poor CIA/ Said nobody knows/ If torturing foes/ Has helped to keep terror at bay./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-30437804 John Brennan of Langley, VA Defending the poor CIA Said nobody knows If torturing foes Has helped to keep terror at … Continue reading

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Tongs of Terror

A suitcase was blown up with care/ To head off a blast in mid-air/ The suspect device,/ Says latest advice,/ Was something for straightening hair./// http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/terrorism-in-the-uk/11082958/Luton-Airport-evacuated-over-alert-on-hair-straighteners.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/509270311049887744

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Parental Guidance

Oh dear Muslim mummies and daddies/ Do not let your kids be jihadis/ In Syria’s war,/ Our leaders implore,/ They may get mixed up with the baddies. ///http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/syria-crisis-uk-police-urge-muslim-women-to-report-relatives-planning-to-join-war-9281100.html Oh dear Muslim mummies and daddies Do not let your kids be jihadis In … Continue reading

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Terror Error

A bomber got rather a shock,/ His bomb going off at half-cock./ The master of terror/ Made one basic error:/ He didn’t put forward his clock.///  http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/republic-of-ireland/dublin-bomber-may-have-blown-himself-up-because-he-forgot-about-clocks-changing-30150589.html A bomber got rather a shock, His bomb going off at half-cock. The master of … Continue reading

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Booby Traps

Explosive-packed implants in breasts/ May be the new suicide vests/ The booby-trapped tits/ Could blow us to bits/ Today’s Daily Mirror suggests./// http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/breast-implants-suicide-bomb-threat-2172911 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/368413762962726913

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A Man from Amman

A hearing on Abu Qatada/ Found ministers have to try harder/ To win at appeal/ Is quite a big deal/ Though not quite the whole enchilada. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20295754

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Off With His Hook!

There was an old Queen who protested:/ “Why wasn’t Old Hooky arrested?/ If I were in power/ He’d be in the Tower/ I’d do what the other Queen Bess did!” //// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-19709599

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