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TALES OF A NATION 6 #MyNigeriaTheSeries

…CONTINUED FROM PART 5

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WRITINGS

No, A "Binding Spell" Will Not Stop the Grand Nagus

I found this not long too terribly ago on my Facebook feed: A Spell to Bind Donald Trump and All Those Who Abet Him. Apparently, this went a bit viral and got popular enough to inspire a Facebook page where participants could share suggestions and the like. 254 more words

And Now For Something Completely Different

Coping Mechanisms

“It’s going to be a long four years,” Prime muttered, his face a mask of disgust. With a sigh, I nodded and stared out the passenger window. 883 more words

Bitter Truths

Politics and Conscience, Vaclav Havel

In February 1984, Václav Havel wrote this speech on the occassion of receiving an honorary doctorate from the University of Toulouse. He was unable to deliver the speech on 14 May 1984 and was represented by English Playwright Tom Stoppard. 4,211 more words

Essay

How About No? Does No Work For You?

Yeah, about that travel ban: the Grand Nagus is considering narrowing it. But if that’s not maddening enough, here’s this (emphasis mine):

“Our opponents, the media and the whole world will soon see as we begin to take further actions, that the powers of the president to protect our country are very substantial…

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Bullshit