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Man accidentally shoots himself in meat department

In Wal-Mart, a man packing heat/ Was shopping for something to eat;/ The gun, to his shock/ Went off at half-cock/ And gave him reductions on meat./// In Wal-Mart, a man packing heatWas shopping for something to eat;The gun, to … Continue reading

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Sessions out

The White House has fired Jeff Sessions/ Who wouldn’t support Trump’s suppressions,/ And named a politicker/ Named Matthew Whitaker/ To help cover up his transgressions./// https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/nov/07/jeff-sessions-fired-us-attorney-general The White House has fired Jeff SessionsWho wouldn't support Trump's suppressions,And named a politickerNamed … Continue reading

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Red and Dead

Nevada’s state vote went ahead/ With voters electing a red,/ The pimp Dennis Hof,/ Not being put off/ By his being certified dead./// Nevada's state vote went aheadWith voters electing a red,The pimp Dennis Hof,Not being put offBy his being … Continue reading

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Dump Trump

Significant numbers of voters/ Turned out in the States to give notice/ They’re not gonna plump/ For President Trump / The next time they’re picking a POTUS./// Significant numbers of votersTurned out in the States to give noticeThey're not gonna … Continue reading

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Judge judged

There once was a pale, stale, male/ Entitled alumnus of Yale/ Who, being accused/ By those he’d abused,/ Would bluster and bully and wail./// https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/sep/27/kavanaugh-ford-testimony-latest-what-will-they-say-senate-hearing There once was a pale, stale, maleEntitled alumnus of YaleWho, being accusedBy those he'd abused,Would … Continue reading

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West wingnut

The veteran journalist Bob/ From talking to Donald Trump’s mob,/ Found less stable genius,/ More misdemeanious/ Unstable dumbass nutjob./// Some readers may be thrown by the scansion in line 5, which appears to be a syllable short when taken on … Continue reading

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Nike takes the knee

The Kaepernick advert for Nike/ Has got right-wing critics all spiky;/ They’re torching their shoes/ And lighting a fuse/ Right under Trump’s volatile psyche./// https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/american-football/45407340 The Kaepernick advert for NikeHas got right-wing critics all spiky;They're torching their shoes And lighting … Continue reading

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Briefs in a Twist

A man representing as brief/ A future Commander-in-chief/ Broke rules on elections,/ But on whose directions?/ The candidate’s – Hail to the Thief!/// A man representing as brief A future Commander-in-chief Broke rules on elections,But on whose directions?The candidate's – … Continue reading

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Last Respects

Farewell Queen of Soul, RIP/ A true R&B VIP,/ So let’s give Aretha,/ Great music bequeather, Our R-E-S-P-E-C-T./// I am grateful to my nearest and dearest for the helpful advice that ‘Ibiza’ was not really a relevant reference despite being … Continue reading

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Right to Bear Alms

Oh pity the poor NRA-ers,/ Those well-armed political players/ Who love all things gunny/ Are clean out of money/ So shoot them a few #ThoughtsAndPrayers./// Oh pity the poor NRA-ers,Those well-armed political playersWho love all things gunnyAre clean out of … Continue reading

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