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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG – NEW YEAR’S EVE December 31, 2010

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. . .Adam cannot too far away! Although we did not go out tonight, Sasha and Dexter have been having their walk most days.
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US ELECTION SEASON December 31, 2010

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The usual suspects are rounding up to run the race to be president of the uber power, an entity reduced to killing because it can. The CNN poll has bad news and good news.
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TALKING ABOUT THE WEATHER December 30, 2010

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The weather around in our part of the world has been unusual for this time of the year. For example, we have experienced moments of unseasonal coldness.
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DOES THE US DEFICIT MATTER? December 28, 2010

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Prima facie the funding of military spending, including the development of military technology, oversea’s bases and wars might be perceived to be a good thing.
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THE WAR COMES HOME December 27, 2010

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Who would have thought that the reflective compliance and complicity in the American and Corporate Empire would mean the evil of the Afghan War would come home to us?
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OBAMA’S OUTRAGE December 26, 2010

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President Obama is just the person for outrage. It seems part of the presidential posture.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: CHRISTMAS December 25, 2010

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“She must have something against Christmas”, or should that be the summer solstice?
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PEOPLE AND POWER IN AFGHANISTAN December 24, 2010

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Yes, it is Christmas. The metaphor for the Southern Hemisphere must be different from that of the Northern, where we are told people are cast in darkness.
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WIKILEAKS: THE IMPERIAL PRECEDENT December 23, 2010

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We cannot at this time fully anticipate what will be revealed by the further release of the US embassy emails or cables. It is inevitable that some information seems trivial, although some may prove important and useful.
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“WAR IS A LIE” December 21, 2010

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David Swanston has written the book.
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CO-OPERATING WITH EVIL? December 21, 2010

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Does the United States wish to achieve military, and thereby achieve economic dominance over the world?
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COMETH THE LAW December 19, 2010

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Those who believe as the servants of the Uber Power that they are above the law, and that they can indulge themselves in crimes against humanity, sure run for cover when the law shows up. All is not lost. And that is a glimmer of light.
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DOUBLE ACT: ASSANGE AND MANNING December 19, 2010

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The legal maneuvering by the authorities in Sweden, Britain and the United States around the incarceration of Assange and Manning seem strange and twisted.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: ALWAYS ON MY MIND December 18, 2010

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Life can be precarious and precious for Sasha and Dexter as it is for the person closest to me.
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REFUGEE DISASTER December 17, 2010

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The Prime Minister blames the people smugglers for the vessel carrying about 100 refugees that smashed up on the rocks of Christmas Island.
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SOME THOUGHTS ON THE NATIONAL STATE December 16, 2010

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So what is the enemy in today’s world?
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BAIL DELAYED FOR ASSANGE December 15, 2010

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The illusion of power is a form of stupidity, or otherwise it it hard to explain the events surrounding the incarceration of Julian Assange.
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COUNTER LEAK CAMPAIGNS December 15, 2010

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Truth, so the cliche runs, is the first casualty in war.
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PERMANENT ELECTION CAMPAIGN DELAYED December 14, 2010

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The Republican contenders for the presidential nomination should by now, since the Midterms are over, be at the starting line. No runners so far, and why?
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THE PUZZLE OF OBAMA December 13, 2010

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President Obama is a puzzle. Why has he turned on the working class and, most oddly, his African-American base?
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