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Money’s Less Tight For Dementia

The Tories got into a flap/ Suggesting a social care cap/ As nobody backs/ Dementia tax/ Which voters perceive to be crap./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2017-40001221 The Tories got into a flapSuggesting a social care capAs nobody backsDementia taxWhich voters perceive to be … Continue reading

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Missing Millions

The Brexiteers promised us wealth/ To lavish on national health/ In May’s manifesto/ The money – Hey Presto!/ Has vanished with magical stealth./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-39967916 The Brexiteers promised us wealthTo lavish on national healthIn May's manifestoThe money – Hey Presto!Has vanished … Continue reading

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Money’s Too Tight…

Theresa the Tory frontbencher/ Unveiled a new policy venture/ To cut what is there/ To fund social care,/ Saying money’s too tight for dementia./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/may/18/tory-social-care-plan-example-market-failure-andrew-dilnot Theresa the Tory frontbencherUnveiled a new policy ventureTo cut what is thereTo fund social care,Saying … Continue reading

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Done Up Like a Kipper

  Among the electoral stories/ Providing Conservative glories/ Is UKIP’s defeat,/ Reduced to one seat -/ Its purpose usurped by the Tories./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-39815444 Among the electoral storiesProviding Conservative gloriesIs UKIP's defeat,Reduced to one seat –Its purpose usurped by the Tories. … Continue reading

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Hidden Message

May went to the Palace of Buckingham,/ But as for the voters, she’s duckingham/ Afraid to confront/ Those bearing the brunt/ Of policies utterly fuckingham*./// *The Twitter version, because of the 140-char limit, stopped at ‘utterly’. But i don’t think … Continue reading

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Strong Doubts

Theresa’s a strong stable leader,/ They say, to explain why we neader;/ So strong and so stable,/ And yet so unable/ To go debate those who’d succeader.///  http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/general-election-news-tv-debates-petition-theresa-may-jeremy-corbyn-a7702911.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/858297203244376065

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Sister Act

Blond Boris the mop-headed Mister/ Has lost the support of his sister,/ She’s dumped the FM/ To be a Lib Dem/ And fully-fledged Brexit resister./// https://www.theguardian.com/media/2017/apr/27/rachel-johnson-joins-lib-dems-and-may-stand-in-general-election-member-tory-brexit Blond Boris the mop-headed MisterHas lost the support of his sister,She's dumped the FMTo … Continue reading

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The Killer in Manila

Old Liam Fox went to Manila/ And talked to a self-confessed killer/ Of values we share/ Though some may compare/ Duterte’s with those of Attila./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/04/liam-fox-meets-philippine-president-rodrigo-duterte Old Liam Fox went to ManilaAnd talked to a self-confessed killerOf values we shareThough … Continue reading

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Standard Deviation

George #Osborne insists he can be/ An editor and an MP/ And work for BlackRock/ Who’ll give him some stock/ On top of a six-figure fee./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/mar/17/george-osborne-named-new-evening-standard-editor-newspaper George #Osborne insists he can beAn editor and an MPAnd work for BlackRockWho'll … Continue reading

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Hammond Egg on Face

A spreadsheet supremo named Phil/ Completely against his own will/ Has now had to spike/ His NIC hike/ So who’ll be left footing the bill?/// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-39278968 A spreadsheet supremo named PhilCompletely against his own willHas now had to spikeHis NIC … Continue reading

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