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TODAY: HEADING TO HOSPITAL March 30, 2011

Posted by wmmbb in Personal Experience.
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Hospitals are the test of civilization, but operations of any type are best avoided if possible.
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NOT AN ELECTION FOR INDEPENDENTS March 29, 2011

Posted by wmmbb in Australian Politics.
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The political climate has to the be suitable for independent candidates to do well. In Saturday’s NSW election the number of independents has been reduced by half from six to three.
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BADEN-WURTTEMBERG ELECTION March 29, 2011

Posted by wmmbb in European Politics.
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The elections in Baden Wurttemberg, where the Greens triumphed,held over the weekend may prove more significant that those in New South Wales, where they are said to have failed.
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DAY OF DAYS – 21 MAY 2011 March 28, 2011

Posted by wmmbb in Miscellaneous.
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The world will end on the 21 May 2011, at least according to a biblical forecast.
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NSW LABOR ELECTORAL WIPEOUT March 27, 2011

Posted by wmmbb in Australian Politics.
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The Sydney Morning Herald website called yesterday’s election a “bloodbath” for what was described as one of the biggest electoral triumphs in Australian history.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: DELAYED NOT DEFERRED March 26, 2011

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I was too tired to post the weekly break in the apparent monologue last night.
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LIBERTY AND A NO-FLY ZONE March 25, 2011

Posted by wmmbb in Middle East, North Africa.
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The violence that has rained down upon Libya orchestrated by the mandate of the Security Council does not seemed to have solved the problem of violence on the ground.
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“I BELIEVE . . .” March 24, 2011

Posted by wmmbb in Australian Politics, Environment, US Politics.
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The problem is I think that religious belief is intuitive whereas scientific belief must meet objective standards. The genius of science arises from the formulations of intuitive propositions that meet external standards.
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WHY LIBYA? March 23, 2011

Posted by wmmbb in North Africa, Peace, US Politics.
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Why is the bombing of Libya continuing, given that it was supposedly intended to protect civilians?
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ATTACK ON LIBYA March 20, 2011

Posted by wmmbb in North Africa.
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An alliance of military powers, including France, the United Kingdom and the United States, have launched air and missile strikes on targets in Libya.
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AIR POWER IN AFGHANISTAN March 20, 2011

Posted by wmmbb in CENTRAL ASIA.
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Why is it that the brutalities of the Taliban are condemned as they should be, but the slaughter from the air (and the other examples of war crimes perpetrated by the invaders) are not?
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TRIPOLI VOLTE-FACE March 19, 2011

Posted by wmmbb in North Africa.
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So who is running the show from Tripoli? Is it the crazy person who suggested that terrorism would be spread across the Mediterranean? Or more “forensic”¬†minds?
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: LAST YEAR IN JUNE March 19, 2011

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Not having a camera anymore leaves me sad.
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JAPANESE REACTOR CRISIS March 18, 2011

Posted by wmmbb in Environment.
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We have heard reassuring words from experts that everything is fine with the problems with the nuclear reactors, but at Fukushima the situation seems instead to be getting progressively worse.
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CLIMATE CHANGE: NO WORRIES March 17, 2011

Posted by wmmbb in Humankind/Planet Earth.
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Citizens of the United States are slowing a decreasing concern with climate change according to a recent Gallop Poll. The explanation suggested is that other concerns have become more pressing.
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CROSSING THE CAUSEWAY March 15, 2011

Posted by wmmbb in Middle East.
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While other events have the attention of the world, Saudi Arabia sent troops to support the besieged King of Bahrain.
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A TIME OF CHANGE March 15, 2011

Posted by wmmbb in Australian Politics, Modern History.
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Medieval Civilization it seems dissolved in large part when confronted with the methods of science aided by the social impact of the printing press.
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WHO IS RUNNING THE “PUPPET’S” MOUTH? March 13, 2011

Posted by wmmbb in CENTRAL ASIA, Human Rights, US Politics.
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The management of war, as in Afghanistan, has many aspects.
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COMPLICITY, COMPLACENCY AND CLIMATE March 13, 2011

Posted by wmmbb in Environment, Human Rights, Humankind/Planet Earth.
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“To be or not to be”. Is it better to serve short term interests by holding to the carbon-based or to develop the lifestyle and energy alternatives?
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THE JAPANESE EARTHQUAKE March 12, 2011

Posted by wmmbb in East Asia, Environment.
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The movement between the tectonic plates happens without warning. In the case of the Japanese quake the epicentre was off shore which meant it generated a tidal wave that speed across the ocean as the speed of jet aircraft – reported to be 800 kilometers per hour.
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