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Inauguration Day

I can’t remember ever watching the presidential inauguration for any length of time. In past years I would have been chasing after children or working. This time I had the quiet house to myself. 306 more words

1971 Famous Night Hijacker

On Thanksgiving Eve 1971, a man aboard a Portland to Seattle flight told the flight attendant he had a bomb in his suitcase. He demanded $200,000 and four parachutes, which the FBI delivered when the plane landed at Sea-Tac Airport in Seattle. 103 more words

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Aleppo – an abject failure of the West

It would have been quite possible to provide food and medicine to Aleppo using gps guided-parachutes. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/dec/08/push-for-east-aleppo-aid-drops-using-gps-guided-parachutes

Even on Saturday Corbyn stood stony faced and silent why Peter Tarchell demonstrated for air drops. 106 more words

Politics

J.R. Writer – History In The Making – Album (2006)

History In The Making is the debut album by J.R. Writer, released on July 11, 2006 through… 124 more words

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‘You can say Yes but at some point you have to say No’. Heartbreaking

Mikael Ribbenvik (MR)

Valkommen till Sverige – Migration & Asylum in Europe’s Most Welcoming Country – A seminar at Nordic Horizons

I can do no better than start with Chris Smith’s eulogy on the Seminar… 749 more words

History In The Making

Trump as Machiavelli's Prince

From an article by Martin Kettle in Friday’s Guardian:

‘He is an anti-liberal president for post-liberal times. He embodies extreme hostility to social liberalism – in the form, to take a few examples, of his contempt for ethnic minorities, his hatred for Muslims, his indifference to due process, his dismissal of rights, his willingness to use torture, his mocking of the disabled, his dismissal of political correctness, and above all, perhaps, his attitude to women. 497 more words

Politics

The Impossible Choice: 2016

I don’t know about you, but this election has got me all sorts of fucked up. The world itself is pretty fucked, as I’m sure you’ve noticed, but damn. 604 more words