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Lotsa Limericks - It Couldn't be Verse

		1. Big Brother
Big Brother's protecting his mice
with a secret eavesdropping device.
          If you hang up the phone
          he'll send in a drone
when a warrant won't really suffice.

		2. Neutrality
The internet's meant to be free
for all, such as you, such as me.
          But now there's some doubt -
          will it lose all its clout
with the death of neutrality's spree?

		3. Privacy
'twas surely our forefather's dread
all our emails would someday be read.
	Now that push comes to shove
	by the powers above  -
private thoughts must now stay in our head.

		4. Guantanamo 
Guantanamo bay's a resort
where fishing's a fabulous sport -
	with your back on a board
	tepid water is poured
wringing tales for a kangaroo court.

		5. Banks
To bountiful bailouts give thanks
for there's nothing much richer than banks -
	making money galore
	taking homes from the poor
while managing mortgaging pranks.

		6. Health
If you live in the States don't get sick
(lest a cut of the upper class clique).
	If you suddenly fall ill
	all they'll offer's a pill -
if you're lucky you'll surely die quick.

		7. Economy
Our economy's doing just fine
lying dead with a slug in the spine.
	So follow the call
	where there's money for all
and profit's the bottom-most line.

		8. Safety
Now police vigilantism's wide spread -  
but not justice… not even a shred.
	The avengers of right
	are still stalking the night 
so beware of a cap in the head.

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  1. Date: 10/21/2014 2:47:00 PM

    very good pieces. I enjoy Limericks. this one made me smile and giggle. Thanks Terry
  1. Date: 10/21/2014 1:39:00 PM

    Great write! Tehehehe! Very funny, clever Limerick! Excellent pieces! I very much enjoyed them! Pandita
  1. Date: 10/21/2014 1:29:00 PM

    I agree with Barbara's comment - very cutting edge humour:-) Hugs jan xxx
  1. Date: 10/21/2014 9:37:00 AM

    I enjoyed each one..The are funny , but oh do they cut like a knife. BG

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