Even our Poet Laureate is unhappy with the bankers!

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  1. MikeTV

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                   We speak Shakespeare here,
    a hundred tongues, one-voiced; the moon bronze or silver,
    sun gold, from Cardiff to Edinburgh
                   by way of London Town,
    on the Giant's Causeway;
    we say we want to be who we truly are,
    now, we roar it. Welcome to us.

    We've had our pockets picked,
                   the soft, white hands of bankers,
    bold as brass, filching our gold, our silver;
    we want it back.


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    ('Translating the British, 2012' by Carol Ann Duffy, 10 August 2012)

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    The quality of mercy is not strain'd,
    It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven
    Upon the place beneath. It is twice bless't:
    It blesseth him that gives and him that takes...





    ... And, boy, they didn't half take. The greedy little Shylocks.

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    Final line :rotfl:

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    We are all in this together? What condescending little ponce said that? *Rhetorical*

    Some are in it deeper than others. You just wait until the next general election, you'll see.

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    A blind dog can see that plainly we're not all in it together. It was a ridiculous line coming from a millionaire PM leading a millionaire cabinet.

    Shame really because it will bite them on the backside massively at the next election giving the nasal none entity a good chance of getting elected.
     
  6. BISHI

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    That nasal none entity is unfortunately Cameron's best chance at re election..!
     
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    'Nasal none entity'

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    Adeno-one..!
     

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