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LET ME SPIT November 29, 2009

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Human beings tend to behave the worst in groups, especially when they are directing their actions to other despised lesser groups, which they seem compelled to do.
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RED CAPITALIST REALISM November 28, 2009

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It is hard to say whether the Liberals are the party of business in Australia, but such are the politics of  “the end of ideology” that  it can be said that the Red Chinese Capitalists are, if by necessity, climate change realists.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: ACROSS THE GREAT DIVIDE November 28, 2009

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There are great divides everywhere.
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STREET SCENES November 27, 2009

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For some time this morning I sat on the kerb and took some photos. Unless you sit for a moment, I find, the scene is often not appreciated.
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LIBERAL MELTDOWN November 26, 2009

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In a day of historical importance in the history of Australian Party political history, prominent members of the Federal Opposition have resigned their frontbench positions over the issue of the Emissions Trading Policy.
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CLIMATE COOKS, OPPOSITION MELTS, POLLUTERS PROFIT November 25, 2009

Posted by wmmbb in Australian Politics, Natural Environment.
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Fun and games all round it seems.
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MELTING ANTARCTIC ICECAPS November 24, 2009

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Since 2006, the East Antarctic icesheet has shown a test loss of ice according to  a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Texas.
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911 TRIAL November 23, 2009

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The US Justice Department announced on 13 November that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his four co-defendants would be indicted for the events of 11 September 2001.
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CLIMATE RESEARCH UNIT SCANDAL November 22, 2009

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Now we have  “climategate” – the definitive proof, or so the story goes, that climate scientists have been cooking the books.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: FOLLOW THE PATH November 21, 2009

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December is soon upon us, and with the outbreak of bushfires, the living is not easy for those affected.
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SOLDIER SUICIDES November 20, 2009

Posted by wmmbb in US Politics.
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Somethings appear very wrong with the US military, the great enforcer of the greatest empire the world has ever seen.
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ATMOSPHERIC CO2 November 19, 2009

Posted by wmmbb in Environment, Humankind/Planet Earth.
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Carbon dioxide emissions have risen since 2002 in ways not anticipated, suggesting that average global temperatures will rise by 6 degrees Celsius.
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VIVA PALESTINE November 18, 2009

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What does the US get from the financial and military backing of Israel?  In the other case it abundantly clear that the native Palestinians have been dealt ongoing injustice and dispossession.
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DOG ROUND-UP November 17, 2009

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The blue screen of death intervened with the usual Friday Night Dog pictures, so this might be the occasion to throw some together, showing if nothing else the powers of recovery.
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STATE OF PLAY November 15, 2009

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The flow of opinion has been brought to a stop due to computer failure following a “blue screen of death” experience.
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CLIMATE CRISIS POLITICS November 11, 2009

Posted by wmmbb in Australian Politics, Humankind/Planet Earth, Natural Environment.
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John Quiggin was somewhat irritated, even angry, with the climate “delusionists” (as I am) and so invoked a violent image, suggesting that Rudd had given then both barrels.
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THE EMPIRE, THE EMPIRE November 10, 2009

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Along with all the other problems of Empire, the natives are whinging, and unwilling. This only adds to the lesser breeds who seem, as they have since World War One, prone to combat fatigue.

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FALL OF THE WALL November 9, 2009

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On this day twenty years ago the Berlin Wall was no more, and with it the USSR was dispatched to the memory of history and Germany was reunited.
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TERROR WITHOUT REASON? November 8, 2009

Posted by wmmbb in Peace, Terrorism Issues, US Politics.
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Mass killings by single gunmen, is doubtless an example of terrorism? Who knows why any person would open fire on fellow soldiers at an army base?
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG – GOING ON November 6, 2009

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We had the best intentions, but for two days this week it was too wet. Otherwise Sasha and Dexter went around the circuit. They were going on.
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