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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: ALL TOGETHER November 22, 2014

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This week I was going to step up and introduce some video clips, but at the moment do not have the time to learn how to splicing and dicing required. The camera work requires a bit of practice. And then if Dexter and Hannah were on the team working together that would help.
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DEMOCRATIC REVIEW AND PROSPECT November 21, 2014

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Australian democracy is in crisis. The crisis is exemplified in the observations and comments of the prime minister.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: YESTERDAY AND TODAY November 15, 2014

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Yesterday is always embedded in today. Often photos do not appear to recognize what has gone before. I am not sure what Dexter and Hannah remember what happened days and weeks ago. However, they always seem to be keen to get going, and they remember things that I do not perceive.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: AS TIME GOES BY November 8, 2014

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There were no fracas this week. I have to follow up on the outcome of last week’s  incident. We did meet the odd dog and owner, but Dexter and Hannah hardly reacted. They each have a new additional lead, but as time goes by things deteriorate.
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SYNTHESIS REPORT OF IPCC’S FIFTH ASSESSMENT REPORT November 6, 2014

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The  Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is an interesting institution within which climate scientists from around the globe work together.  What is possible for science, remains impossible for politics. I notice that the report is dedicated to the memory of  Stephen H. Schneider 1945 – 2010.

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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: APPEARANCE-REALITY November 1, 2014

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Things are not what they seem. Who know what Dexter and Hannah make of them. Friday was a perfect day, borne out by the photos, but a something happened.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: KEEP ON GOING October 25, 2014

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Dexter and Hannah have the expectation that they will go out. They know the way. They seem to find scents that are interesting.
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ISIS AND EBOLA October 22, 2014

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The Abbott Government finds untrammelled enthusiasm, alacrity and “hang the cost” to join the coalition of the killing  in the sky over Iraq in stark contrast with a stubborn disinclination and outright refusal to assist with the humanitarian crisis caused by the ebola epidemic in West Africa. What gives?
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: DON’T TELL ME October 18, 2014

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Most stories end with sadness, and those that don’t have not yet been fully told. So it is the case that Dexter and Hannah are going around the same path mostly daily. At some point this will not continue.

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FIVE HUNDRED YEAR PLAN October 13, 2014

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Homo Sapien Sapiens probably need now to again push the boundaries. Let’s suppose that adventure, courage and technology enabled the Polynesians to discover the far flung islands of the Pacific between 900 to 1000 CE, which might have begun with moving the campsite over the mountain into the next valley. Let’s not run down the species it learns as it goes, and as it learns it qualitatively changes.

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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: LOOKING BACK October 11, 2014

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Maybe not much looking back, but Dexter and Hannah were going around the track. Not many songs. We don’t make sense of what we see. Is there a long way to go? We have to accept that the time is running and we are walking.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: LEAD THE WAY October 4, 2014

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Dexter and Hannah know their way around. Actually it is useful, especially where the grass is so high now how to get back to the track by the easiest way.
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CLOUD COVER AND OCEAN CYCLES October 3, 2014

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It may seem odd that political attention and resources are focused now on Sunni extremists, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, and not on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa or Climate Change. We are told that the Government’s focus is to keep Australians safe.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: WITH OR WITHOUT WORDS September 27, 2014

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The precautionary principle steps in, as it should, Dexter and Hannah are steered away from interacting with other dogs or people.
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“NEVER WAR” September 26, 2014

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Tony Abbott may like running up the cab charge making the rounds visiting the important places. As long as he does not visit any wineries he should be fine. Just perhaps it would pay if he were to have a head to head with Papa Francesco. That may be a bad look for a Liberal Prime Minister but nonetheless be productive.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: YES AND NO September 20, 2014

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Spring has arrived.  The creek may soon be running dry, but Dexter and Hannah will appreciate it while it still flows.

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“REVOLUTIONARY MOMENT” IN SCOTLAND? September 18, 2014

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There is now 15 hours to the opening of the polls in the Scottish Independence Referendum. Polls are suggesting 48% of the voters will choose Yes. Close is not good enough if NO achieves 50% (probably plus one to make it an absolute majority).
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: GO YOUR OWN WAY September 13, 2014

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Spring is yet to release its promise of renewal. The orange tree seems to be flowering, but that seems about it so far. I could be wrong.
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NEW FRIDGE MAGNET September 11, 2014

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Be afraid. Terror is afoot in the land, and what is worse it is religious terror. More specifically, it is Middle Eastern terror. This terror is not in any way, related to the bombing and barbarism visited on the Middle East and its people by the West over the last hundred years, oil, or any other crimes or causes. “We” are honourable; “they” are not. “We” are human; “they” are not. International law does not apply, especially when “our” interests are in play. Violence rules, as is natural and inevitable.

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SCOTLAND THE BRAVE (OR NOT)! September 9, 2014

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About one in eight voters in the Scottish Referendum on independence from the United Kingdom seems to have changed their mind in the last month or so. The latest YouGov poll has been a shock to the political establishment in London – both the Conservative and Labour Parties.
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