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CAPITALISM'S 'Catch 22'

The term ‘Catch 22′ was immortalised in a book of the same title by Joseph Heller. It arose out of the experiences of an American bomber pilot during the Second World War (1939-45), but it is equally applicable to the ongoing situation in the middle east.  1,060 more words

Politics

95% Of Americans Will Have Accidentally Killed Each Other By 2050 Concludes Survey

Pupils and teachers from Alabama State High School pictured taking an enforced break during a class nature walk yesterday.

A shock investigation by a popular American magazine has revealed that by the year 2050 an incredible 95% of American citizens will have accidentally killed each other by the negligent discharge of firearms. 154 more words

Satire

Pastor Mike's Minute Message: The Impatient Destruction of Operation Wikinger

Better to be patient than powerful; better to have self-control than to conquer a city.” (Proverbs‬ ‭16‬:‭32‬ NLT)

On February 19, 1940, as six German destroyers were sent to intercept a number of suspicious British fishing vessels off the Dogger Bank, a German bomber passed over the flotilla.

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Pastor Mike's Minute Message

5 December 2001

Hey, I’m on strike. I fucking give up. I cannot stand it any more. It is 100% arrogance & egotism on my part, & knowing that has no effect on my mood. 124 more words

"Follow the leader" - an Israeli pilot talks about his job in combat

Over the course of Operation “Protective Edge”, flying formation leaders have faced many dilemmas. Captain A’, who recently finished his training as a flight formation leader, talks about his job and one of the dilemmas with which he dealt during the operation… 446 more words

Military Aviation

Uncle Ernest and his kite

The other day my Grandfather spoke to me of kites and his brother Ernest.

Ernest went up to Oxford to read languages. Isn’t that a really weird Oxford/English way of saying he went to Oxford and studied Modern Languages. 413 more words

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