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Swap Flop

There was an old sergeant named Bowe/ Whom Taliban fighters let go/ The deal caused a drama/ For @BarackObama,/ Accused of abetting the foe./// http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27692636 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/474255549853212672

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Sceptic Tank

The nationalist side flexed its muscles/ In EU electoral tussles/ From mild Eurosceptic/ To quite apoplectic/ Expressing frustration with Brussels. ///http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/european-election-results-2014-farright-parties-flourish-across-europe-in-snub-to-austerity-9434069.html The nationalist side flexed its muscles In EU electoral tussles From mild Eurosceptic To quite apoplectic Expressing frustration at Brussels — Mick Twister … Continue reading

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Net Gain

A fellow named Tim Berners-Lee First came up with HTTP The geeky celeb Invented the web And gave it to us lot for free. ///http://www.irishtimes.com/business/sectors/technology/berners-lee-gifted-us-the-web-25-years-ago-and-changed-our-communications-forever-1.1721085 A fellow named @timberners_lee First came up with HTTP The geeky celeb Invented the web And gave it to … Continue reading

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Isis in Crisis

There was an armed faction named ISIS/ Which had an identity crisis/ Disowned by the leader/ Of old Al Qaeda*/ It’s left now to its own devices. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-26016318 There was an armed faction named ISIS Which had an identity crisis Disowned by … Continue reading

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Something’s Occurred

An inmate in Turkey, a Kurd/ Now says after all that’s occurred/ It’s time to talk peace./ I guess his release/ May not be much longer deferred. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-21874427 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/314785101110190080

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There is a youn…

There is a young man from Dunblane/ Whose face betrayed anguish & pain/ After Federer won/ But cheer up everyone/ Next year he can try it again.    

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