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Patriotic Retirement Plan

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Patriotic Retirement Plan

Giving billions of pounds to banks that just squander
Sharing bonuses and gifts, as they internally launder

To Mr Cameron, an alleged Prime Minister for the people
You work for us, do your job right, climb our steeple

Currently in our workforce, there are ten million or more
Aged over fifty, by the score, by the score

Pay them all a million, let's call it severance pay
Retire them early, ten million jobs now in play

With their monies they must buy, a brand new fancy car
Ten million cars ordered, a motor industry to travel far

A house they must buy, or a mortgage to pay off
A dying housing crisis sorted, no builders will scoff

To their kids who have become idle, youthful travesty
No excuses now, to schools, college or universities

So many kids will be removed, no hanging about our streets
Education being their answer, crime fixed, the ultimate treat

Buying fuel for their new cars, purchasing a few bottles of wine
Their taxes and expenditure, will leave the economy fine

What the tax payer has laid out, as they internally launder
Whom we have voted in, do your job, we'll grow fonder





Adapted from an email I received at work today.

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  1. Date: 5/31/2011 4:53:00 PM
    sounds like your having the same problems we are over here. this was a great piece of work.

  1. Date: 5/28/2011 2:09:00 PM
    I have seen these solutions before but not in rhyme. Thanks for putting them there. Mike

  1. Date: 5/27/2011 3:51:00 PM
    Wise my friend, and "THIS" should be put on a monument for all to see ! Awesome collab with this write dear poet ! Have a wonderful weekend sir ! Much love, james