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NONVIOLENCE ON THE WEST BANK April 30, 2010

Posted by wmmbb in Israel-Palestine, Terrorism Issues.
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So what can the Palestinians do?
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WIN NOW; WORRY LATER April 29, 2010

Posted by wmmbb in Australian Politics.
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Ross Gittins at The Sydney Morning Herald is not happy that politicians are accommodating public opinion and not fixing problems.
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WHEN NEWS IS THE NEWS April 27, 2010

Posted by wmmbb in Australian Politics.
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ABC News Online is just becoming more incredible – such may be the perceived competition of tabloids and 24 News Channels (although the ABC is into this racket now as well).
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BE AFRAID, BEACON OF THE WORLD! April 25, 2010

Posted by wmmbb in Environment, Humankind/Planet Earth.
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I am, but nobody in the auditorium when Chris “Monckton” gives his spiel seems to be laughing. Chris has a degree in Classics, so he may have learnt some rhetoric.
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UNIVERSAL AFFIRMATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS April 25, 2010

Posted by wmmbb in Human Rights, Humankind/Planet Earth.
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So what are human rights good for? The standards of human decency recognized throughout the world, cannot be a bad idea without practical utility?
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EFFICIENT MARKETS April 25, 2010

Posted by wmmbb in Australian Politics, US Politics.
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So what are markets anyway?
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG – TRYING THE HIGHWAY? April 24, 2010

Posted by wmmbb in DOG BLOG -.
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Next week it is mooted we will have to go another way. One way is the highway. Who knows how Sasha and Dexter will cope.
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A SURGE IN INTEREST April 23, 2010

Posted by wmmbb in Global Electoral Politics.
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Yes, indebtedness is the highest it has ever been in Britain. The interesting surge that is occurring is that among the punters.
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ACCOUNTABILITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS April 22, 2010

Posted by wmmbb in Australian Politics, Human Rights.
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Our unaccountable and cowardly elected members of parliament, or at least those in the majority party, have decided that Australia should not have a Charter of Rights, unlike Victoria or the ACT.
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REACTION AND ACTION April 21, 2010

Posted by wmmbb in Social Environment.
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Why is it that we are supposed to feel safer in NSW than Victoria because of the punitive approach to law and order? But the reality is we neither feel safer and the data favors the Victorian approach.
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DON’T PROVIDE THE PLATFORM April 20, 2010

Posted by wmmbb in European Politics, US Politics.
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The lesson of the British Election television debate will not be lost on Murdoch or any of the other men behind the curtain of media circus.
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WASHINGTON’S LIBRARY BOOKS April 18, 2010

Posted by wmmbb in US Politics.
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Political leaders no less than other mortals have their faults. It turns out the first president of the United States failed to return two books to the New York Library.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG – PERCEPTIONS ANEW April 17, 2010

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Sasha and Dexter, such is a fortunate dog’s life, take much in their stride, as they insist on going out.
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TEA PARTY VS COFFEE CONSERVATIVES April 16, 2010

Posted by wmmbb in US Politics.
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Kate Zenike and Megan Thee-Brenan in The New York Times review a poll that suggests that the tea party supporters contrary to the general assumption are not Joe Sixpacks, but are “wealthier and more well-educated than the general public”.
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THE DANGER OF TERRORISM April 14, 2010

Posted by wmmbb in Peace, Terrorism Issues.
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Nation states are the principle are agents of terrorism, at times directed to their own populations, or parts of that population, and to other societies completely removed geographically and culturally from the terrorist actor.
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WHITHER THE UNITED STATES? April 13, 2010

Posted by wmmbb in Australian Politics, US Politics.
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And more importantly, are we following to whatever place that might be?
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SMOLENSK AIR CRASH April 12, 2010

Posted by wmmbb in European Politics, Modern History.
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The air crash on the approach to Smolensk airport resulting in the death of the Polish president and reportedly some of the countries most important officials already already qualifies this event as one of the most extraordinary air disasters in history.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG – AUTUMN LEAVES April 10, 2010

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As the world turns and floats on its elliptical journey through space, the seasons change.
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THE RIGHT OF ASSASSINATION April 9, 2010

Posted by wmmbb in Human Rights, Terrorism Issues, US Politics.
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Is the United States of America under President Obama a rogue state?
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WAR BY PROPAGANDA April 7, 2010

Posted by wmmbb in CENTRAL ASIA, Humankind/Planet Earth.
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The release of the Wikileaks video record of the murder by foreign troops killing civilians in Baghdad from helicopters is a reminder of the propaganda war fought in Iraq and now in Afghanistan. How many other instances have occurred?
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