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RichardBurgon: There are 4.3 million children in poverty in the UK. There are 171 Billionaires. That's why at next week's budget, I'll keep fighting for a Wealth Tax on the super-rich.

PDSongBot: Auld Lang Syne Music: Traditional Scottish Lyrics: Robert Burns, 1788

DrScottHadland: Ask any pediatrician: We're in the middle of a child mental health crisis, with anxiety, depression, and trauma rates skyrocketing. We need more support on the front lines -- more therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists. And funding to support them.

David__Osland: A posh restaurant is charging £850 for a steak coated in gold leaf. Over two million people in Britain use food banks.

BeckettUnite: In 1946 the national debt was over 250% more than the national income. Yet they built a million council houses; the social state; the NHS & demanded access to Universities for working class kids. It’s that ambition for society justice that is needed now.

MontyLabour: Tory cuts to universal credit has left many desperate. Newtown Labour have stepped up this month providing donations to the local food bank. If you or anyone you know wants to donate, drop us a message and we can arrange a pick up. Newtown Labour, stepping up for our community

TardisOz: Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled, Scots, wham Bruce has aften led; Welcome to your gory bed, Or to victory! Now's the day, and now's the hour; See the front o' battle lour; See approach proud Edward's power— Chains and slavery! Robert Burns

Angry_Voice: The corporate media class continually platformed, amplified, and outright promoted Farage and his radical-right ultranationalist extremism. It was mainly left up to celebrities and random social media accounts to actually call him out.

GHQSPIRITS: When chapman billies leave the street, And drouthy neebors neebors meet, As market-days are wearing late, And folk begin to tak the gate; While we sit bousin, at the nappy, And gettin fou and unco happy, We think na on the lang Scots miles, Tam O 'Shanter BY ROBERT BURNS

TheyAreAlright: O my love is like a red, red rose That’s newly sprung in June; O my love is like the melody That’s sweetly played in tune. So fair art thou, my bonnie lass, So deep in love am I; And I will love thee still, my dear, Till all the seas gang dry… - Robert Burns

ScotlandNow: Scottish poet Robert Burns' favourite pub nominated for dog-friendly business award

Humming_Zone: Robert Burns’ favourite pub nominated for dog-friendly award

Humming_Zone: Robert Burns’ favourite pub nominated for dog-friendly award

Sandstorm1776: Robert Burns' favourite pub nominated for dog-friendly award

BohemiaStable: LETHARGY, a 2002 7-minute short Josh Safdie co-wrote and co-directed (but not with Benny) aged 17, featuring Robert Downey Jr and Edward Burns.


Burns_Ellisland: Still time to sign up for online "Lad of Liberty” lecture this Sunday at 2pm: “How Robert Burns inspired America”. Hybrid event from Ellisland Farm”

davidp824: For 50 years, in greater Lansing, the nonprofit Glen Erin Pipe Band has celebrated the birthday of Scotland's most beloved poet, Robert Burns. If

WhatsOnGlasgow: On Wednesdays the team at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum and volunteers hold a Highlight Talk exploring the life and works of Robert Burns, join them on October 27th for Welcome Back To Robert Burns! Find out more >>

mjs_eastayr: Teacher of Support for Learning, Robert Burns Academy (Barony Campus) - EAY06750

PDSongBot: A Red, Red Rose Music: Traditional Scottish Lyrics: Robert Burns, 1794

mediascomm: Robert Burns (1869/1941), Diana and her Nymphs, 1926, Wiki Commons

OKScotFest: Join us for THE ultimate Oklahoma celebration of Scotland's Bard, Robert Burns. A wonderful night of live music, dancing, glorious food, great toasts and plenty of frivolity to go around! Trust us, you don't want to miss out! Tickets on sale now!

whimsicalsuvu: "Should auld acquaintance be forgot And never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot And days of auld lang syne? For auld lang syne, my dear For auld lang syne We'll tak a cup o' kindness yet For days of auld lang syne." -Robert Burns

unvampired: i do miss my conversations with robert burns, he was a lovely lyricist.

GuardianUS: No serious injuries after plane runs off Texas runway and burns

ggreenwald: Schiff just accused Robert Mueller of being senile to explain to the liberal flock why Mueller indicted *nobody* for conspiring with Russia. Now he's attacking Merrick Garland for not prosecuting Trump. The law keeps interfering with Schiff's delusions.

bailingoutbenji: Kennel owner Robert Burns said the IA Dept of Ag reduced penalties against his business after Sen. Roby Smith advocated on his behalf. Burns said Smith told officials that an inspector could get shot peeking into the windows of the facilities they visit.

choisk03: What can a young lassie, what shall a young lassie, What can a young lassie do wi’ an auld man? -Robert Burns* 『What can a Young Lassie do wi’ an Auld Man? (1792)』

Ken97109552: "And fare thee weel, my only luve! And fare thee weel awhile! And I will come again, my luve, Though it were ten thousand mile." - from “A Red, Red Rose,” by Robert Burns (1759-1796)

Ken97109552: O my Luve is like a red, red rose That’s newly sprung in June; O my Luve is like the melody That’s sweetly played in tune. So fair art thou, my bonnie lass, So deep in luve am I; And I will luve thee still, my dear, Till a’ the seas gang dry. - Robert Burns

BlackMambito24: "Fortunately they're both restricted free agents [Ayton and Bridges] too. That kind of gives us the upper hand in dealing with them and being first to talk with them and how that goes," owner Robert Sarver told the Burns & Gambo show. I want to hit you upside the head so bad.

HiiAmDaniel: Before I go to sleep I just want to put it out there that I hope Robert Sarver burns in hell

REarrings: Did you know? Robert Burns enjoyed wild loch swimming.

WasteNotTrading: Check out Poems & Songs of Robert Burns edited by James Barke 1955 hardcover

H22741484Martin: Daily Mail calls for kinder politics after running a targeted hate campaign against doctors for a month.

colin_bancroft: Nothing ever happens in Coldstream in the Borders so the only notable thing they could think of adding to their information board is that Robert Burns visited for a morning. Once.

choisk03: All in this mottie, misty clime, I backward mus’d on wasted time, How I had spent my youthfu’ prime An’ done nae-thing, But stringing blethers up to rhyme For fools to sing. -Robert Burns* 『The Vision (1785)』

GeoffKimani: ...add foot injuries to this list of bruises and burns!

Greebohobbes: Decorative Illustration: "Blessing" by Robert Burns, 1909, by Tom Thomson

mjs_eastayr: Home Link Support Worker, Robert Burns Academy - EAY06749

NuneatonRailway: Blast from the Past! Not regular performers on the ‘drags’, 37274 (later 37402), with now-preserved 87035 ‘Robert Burns’ in tow, passes Nuneaton Abbey Junction signal box with a diverted London Euston to Wolverhampton service on August 14, 1983. Photo: Russ Watkins.

haP65: Robert Burns observance that the best laid plans of mice and men, often go astray, is all that comes to mind.

Rachael_Swindon: Today’s just saying.

JE_TRUSSELL: This Halloween season, may I recommend a Rudy Ray Moore double-bill of 'Petey Wheatstraw' and 'Disco Godfather'? Both are dripping with horror iconography, and the latter features Art Direction by Texas Chainsaw Massacre's Robert A. Burns!

TommyCorbyn: I wouldn't have a Dad today if Darren Osborne had been successful. Is it any surprise that happened when there were headlines like this and obscene comments from politicians flying round on a regular basis for years? Dan Hodges has some nerve lecturing 'the left' on hate speech

BeckettUnite: Clark’s Shoes fire & rehire tactics are an abomination. Cutting workers’ pay more than 10% as we emerge from a pandemic those warehouse workers kept going in throughout shames this once great company. It must stop.

R_Koujah: In honor of Logan Roy’s Scottish ancestry, I’ve composed a few lines inspired by Robert Burns’ “Address to a Haggis”: Fair fa' your honest, sonsie face Great CEO of the rat race Now slay thine son who has betrayed A tanker turned, power reclaimed

PDSongBot: Auld Lang Syne Music: Traditional Scottish Lyrics: Robert Burns, 1788

362t: "But to see her was to love her, love but her, and love her forever." Robert Burns

TheDailyIowan: Purdue wide receiver David Bell set a Kinnick Stadium record with 240 receiving yards in an upset win over No. 2 Iowa.

PDSongBot: A Red, Red Rose Music: Traditional Scottish Lyrics: Robert Burns, 1794

74frankfurt: Football Grounds of Scotland: Dunterlie Park, Barrhead. Home of Arthurlie FC. Cap: 4,000. Pictured - Arthurlie v St Anthony's in 2016. (Pic: Robert Burns)

fraveris: "The Window Seat", Robert Burns

theknightirish: Exhibit 3: War of 1812. County Down man,Robert Ross, burns White House down. Stop looking at Pakenham. That’s not fair. Andy Jackson’s parents were from County Antrim so New Orleans doesn’t count. Just look at the pretty building burn…

ECOWARRIORSS: Solar is now ‘cheapest electricity in history’, confirms IEA but Big OIl say you must still use more expensive fossil fuels to keep them rich even if it burns the planet

Scott_Peddie: "Oh would some Power the gift give us, to see ourselves as others see us.” A translation from a line in the Scots poet Robert Burns' 'To a Louse'. I often reflect on this concept. Whilst affirmation comes from within, it's worth pondering on how we might appear to others.

Aberbrothock7: What can a young lassie do wi an auld man from album 13 Robert Burns the new songs.

MelissaKristl: This one's great too. Imma big Robert Burns fan. (Both of them.)

CardsStory: Here’s an updated look at my Black Sox collection after today’s mail day brought me the Billy Burns T206 and the Abe Attell T218 card ⚾️

GAlbannach: Midge Ure performs the Robert Burns song “A Man’s a Man for A’ That”

GordonORobbins8: To dispell some 15 years of Phoenix, AZ Police lies, 1997 to 2012, Robert Burns, now Director of American Central Intelligence Agency (C.I.A.) should detail fate of his predecessor Gina Haspell who identified me, Gordon Robblns, February 23, year 2003 at Jalapa, Veracruz, Mexico.

OtherSi66705128: Galen Behr & Robert Burns - Till We Meet Again HD

welfordwrites: Mouse's Nest, a poem by John Clare. A look at a short poem by England’s “peasant poet” that bears comparison with a much better known “mouse” poem by Scotland’s Robert Burns. Click the link!

IanMorrisLabour: Had a meeting tonight where a branch member described the 2017 GE result—the largest swing since 1945, reversing 20 years of electoral decline and breaking the government’s majority—as “catastrophic” for Labour. I find this sort of revisionism deeply alarming.

mamboward: On This Day in Scotland: 16 October 1774: The early death in Edinburgh of Robert Fergusson, one of Scotland's greatest poets and the man who Robert Burns acknowledged as his inspiration.

AaronBastani: What Labour proposed in 2019, on a number of issues, is elite consensus in places like South Korea & Norway. Essential infrastructure for the 21st century is presented as outlandish by the media. Forget the Tories - that's the biggest barrier to progress in this country.

RD_HaIe_: Why is it always, "Don't have kids if you can't afford them," but never, "Don't have workers if you can't pay them enough to feed their families"?

choisk03: Their sighan’, cantan’, grace-proud faces, Their three-mile prayers, and half-mile graces. -Robert Burns* 『Epistle To Rev. John M’Math (1808)』

choisk03: We labour soon, we labour late, To feed the titled knave, man; And a’ the comfort we’re to get, Is that ayont the grave, man. -Robert Burns* 『The Tree of Liberty (1838)』

HelenDNickerson: In the end he didn't take up the post he accepted as a slave driver in Jamaica - but only because his book started making more money. More here:

altfife: the way robert burns felt about haggis I feel about this glass

strangelymagic: BOOK LAUNCH ALERT! Looking for a Halloween event for primary/early secondary kids (+ families)? Come along to the Hag Storm book launch at the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum in Alloway on Sat 30th October. Free tickets here:

PDSongBot: Auld Lang Syne Music: Traditional Scottish Lyrics: Robert Burns, 1788

nts_usa: Help us save some of the UK’s most important literary artifacts. The Honresfield Library includes Robert Burns’ earliest-known writings including his ‘First Commonplace Book’. Learn more here ➡️

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RichardBurgon: UK Covid Deaths - 642 in September 2020 - 4127 in September 2021 Remember this when you next hear Government Ministers lying about now learning the lessons.

JonJonesSnr: 'Boris Johnson once described the Northern Ireland issue as a “gnat” in terms of its significance' Someone should have told him that gnat bites can be painful and very itchy.

libsoftiktok: What in the hell is this

David__Osland: Priti Patel did not know the historical resonances of threatening Ireland with food shortages; Karen Bradley did not know nationalists don't vote for unionist parties; Nigel Farage doesn't know the meaning of 'up the 'Ra'. There's a pattern here.

followthatgoose: I love this. If I can learn enough of these, I can stop perpetually referring to the glossary in my copy of the Complete Poems and Songs of Robert Burns :)

Aberbrothock7: The blue eyed lassie from album 13 of Robert Burns the new songs.

wrathofgnon: Burns' Cottage was built by the poet Robert Burns' father, by hand, in the 1750s. A cob house with a simple wood frame thatch roof it was the bare minimum (the left 3rd of the present day house), a room and a kitchen. An ideal starter home. Later on a ceiling, brick walls, added.

FireEveryTime: “O Whistle, an' I'll come to ye, my lad, O whistle, an' I'll come to ye, my lad, Tho' father an' mother an' a' should gae mad, O whistle, an' I'll come to ye, my lad.” —Robert Burns

Poisonbiscuts: I once passed out after a blood test, and when I came to I was covered in sweat and I apologised for “Makin’ yer room reekit”. Don’t ask why I was possessed by Robert Burns, I don’t know either,

scotslanguage: Lairn mair aboot 'The Devil in Scotland' wi fower eldritch tales bi three o Scotland's best kent writers - Robert Burns, Walter Scott an Robert Louis Stevenson, imprentit in 1934: ➡️

peparinfante: And surely you'll buy your pint cup! And surely I'll buy mine! And we'll take a cup o' kindness yet For auld lang syne For auld lang syne, my dear For auld lang syne We'll take a cup o' kindness yet For auld lang syne Robert Burns

TJ_Burns_Nc: There are a lot of hysterical lines on the wire but Stringer Bell saying “You ain’t got the floor, chair ain’t recognize your ass,” as he is running things by Robert’s Rules of Order.

MuseeDeSade: Art by Robert Burns

olivaaer: claudia taught me to play Robert Burns' Auld Lang Syne on the ukulele tonight

Artdyst: I dread November. The dark dreary November of my soul (borrowed/paraphrased) when my father unexpectedly passed in 2016 as I was speeding into Alabama on the way to Ga with Robert Frost & Burns books to read to him as I hoped he would recover. Not virus. Grief waves still roll in

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choisk03: I’m truly sorry Man’s dominion Has broken Nature’s social union, An’ justifies that ill opinion Which makes thee startle, At me, thy poor, earth-born companion, An’ fellow-mortal! -Robert Burns* 『To a Mouse (1786)』

Alba_Party_Indy: described in the trials of Baird and Hardie for high treason In 1819, magistrates in Paisley jailed a band of musicians for playing Robert Burns' song 'Bruce's Address to his troops at Bannockburn' which starts 'Scots wha hae wi' Wallace bled' and contains the imperative:

newsfilterio: $TPTX HC Wainwright & Co. analyst Robert Burns maintains Turning Point with a Buy and lowers the price target from $178 to $162.

The_Carling_P: Ayrshire Distillery at Scots farm where Robert Burns first worked reveals inaugural whisky

LoveQuest_pro: My name is Robert Burns I am the owner of Love quest Productions I would like to thank all of our fans for your support keep rocking with the quest Love quest production

RichardBurgon: £3.5 BILLION - that's the profit made by our privatised National Grid in the UK in just the last two years! It's just one example of our privatised energy system being used to line the pockets of shareholders. It's time to bring our whole energy system into public ownership.

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Richard C Martin: A great poet, whose works I turn to when I need to water my Scottish roots.

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