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Irish people hitting Irish people, as usual

tth this subtitle on the picture is “Do they celebrate St Paddy’s in Northern Ireland? Well, sort of… and then they have this thug behavior. The Text is part of the picture. I’ll fix it when I wake up some … Continue reading

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Baton Rouge police “militarization”

Even the Military have rules of engagement. Not that any US military are ever going on trial for war crimes, Reagan and Both BushWankers promised they would never allow that to happen. And since they’re fighting non-government resistance groups in … Continue reading

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Stockholm Syndrome becomes Glasgow Syndrome as Scots vote no to self-rule

By now “Stockholm Syndrome” is accepted to be a misnomer, not the behavior but the geographical attribution. But the term fits the Scotish people who have just rejected independence in favor of continued vassalage to the United Kingdom. If Scotland … Continue reading

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Another criminal sociopath evades the hangman. Maggie Thatcher goes to hell

Was Margaret Thatcher religious? We might take solace that her final breaths were complicated by abject horror of the fate she knew awaited her. She might have been iron willed and resolute, are we going to pretend she was clueless? … Continue reading

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Royal Wedding: time to tie the knot!

I LOVE IT! What role should monarchs play in an aspiring-to-egalitarian age? While public demonstrations across North Africa and the Middle East herald an Arab Spring, similar masses in Britain protest bank imposed austerity cuts, each met with repressive force … Continue reading

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Freedom & duress NOT the same thing

A gentleman wrote earlier that Ireland signed a paper partitioning the Nation, and likewise, Scotland and Ireland had signed papers joining their people to the United Kingdom. And that therefore Scots and Irish Separatists are breaking a treaty and how … Continue reading

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Swiss refuse to hand over Polanski, US upset, still haven’t handed over Bush

Not trying to minimalize or trivialize date-rape or child molesting, but that’s ONE count against Mr Polanski and (at least) Hundreds of Thousands of counts of Murder, including and especially children, against Messieurs Bush, Cheney, Rove, Petraeus, McChrystal, Rumsfeld, Prince, … Continue reading

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Last veteran of the War to End All Wars

IS THAT RICH? UK’s oldest living veteran of the Great War died this weekend at age 111. Machine-gunner Harry Patch who survived Ypres and nearly not Passchendaele, was eulogized by Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles who explained “The Great War … Continue reading

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The high regard we hold for nobility

The British royal family has shot Argentines, Iraqis and Afghans. Prince Harry is sneaking back to Afghanistan to kill more. You think they won’t beat a dog? His Royal Highness The Prince, Edward Antony Richard Louis, Earl of Wessex, Viscount … Continue reading

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Running with the pedigreed dogs of war

The UK government didn’t want to risk the life of their young prince, nor the lives of his school buddies. Under a pact of secrecy, they were permitted to go shoot as many Afghans as they pleased, and when the story broke, they returned as brave heroes, all. Continue reading

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Princess Diana and the end of civility

In his effort to humanize Elizabeth in THE QUEEN, Director Stephen Frears has provided the behind the scenes on Tony Blair, inadvertently glorifying his ascent to power. Continue reading

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