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AMERICAN POLITY AND INFLUENCE September 30, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in US Politics.
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Obviously, due to the size of its’ economy and its population, the United States has a large influence on the world potentially for good and ill.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: LIGHTNING IN THE SKY September 28, 2012

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We went out this afternoon, but soon there were rain drops.
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UN SPEECHES: PRESIDENT MORSI September 28, 2012

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The United Nations is proving to be this season somewhat of a speaker’s forum.

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DRONE TERRORISM September 26, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in Terrorism Issues.
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Living with drones in the sky overhead, able to see and hear them, turns out to be as terrible as might be imagined.

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AFGHANISTAN: WHAT NEXT? September 25, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in CENTRAL ASIA, Terrorism Issues.
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For all intents and purposes the war in Afghanistan is now lost to the invading armies sponsored by the United States .
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CAPITALISM AT THE DEATH? September 24, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in Environment, US Politics.
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Political analysis is not sufficient, because it must be followed by action and implementation.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: LOOKING WHICH WAY? September 22, 2012

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You will  appreciate of course, the dogs test my patience. Sometimes it is difficult, if not impossible to catch them looking in the same direction. Dexter and Hannah are no exceptions.
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SHAPING THE CAMPAIGN September 21, 2012

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Polling tends to follow leading stories, so it is yet to be assessed as to what might be the short term and long term impact of the 47% video.
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ISLAMIC PROTESTS September 19, 2012

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I have not noticed any comment to the effect that the Sydney protests were part of a series of protests in Islamic communities around the world, including Sydney.
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OCCUPY AFGHANISTAN September 18, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in Modern History, Terrorism Issues.
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The occupation of Afghanistan, much like the occupation of Iraq, cannot and will not last. The question then, other than to grease the palms of the weapons manufacturers, what was the point?
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG – “LET’S GO HOME” September 14, 2012

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That’s something I say to the Dexter and Hannah as we begin the rumble portion of our ramble.
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DETENTION WITHOUT TRIAL IN JEOPARDY? September 13, 2012

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Judge Forrest of the United States District Court, Southern District of New York, has issued a permanent injunction on Section 1021 (b) (2) of the National Defense Authorization Act signed on 31 December 2011.
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MYTH AND MEMORY: 11 SEPTEMBER 2001 September 12, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in Peace, Social Environment.
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Among the many little known facts about the 11th of Sepetember is that it is the Coptic New Year.
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DEMOCRACY IN ACTION! September 11, 2012

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American politicians cannot give up the rhetoric that their various actions are either to promote democracy, or to install it, yet the Democratic National Convention demonstrated they cannot practice it themselves.
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HICKS AND RETROSPECTIVE JUSTICE September 9, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in Australian Politics.
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Nothing much should be expected on the current, and prospective future alternative, Australian Governments except subscribing to the long history of subservience to the imperial dictat. This they assume, rightly or not, is in accordance with the segments of public opinion that decides marginal seats.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: THE EYES HAVE IT September 8, 2012

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I saw a snake in the backyard today. Dexter’s and Hannah’s barking alerted me to its presence.
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FULL POCKETS AND EMPTY CHAIRS September 6, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in US Politics.
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The US party political conventions are great shows as they are intended to be, but how can the profound failure of leadership be explained?
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WHERE IS THE RHETORIC OF PEACE ? September 4, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in nuclear weapons capability, Peace, US Politics.
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What a difference fifty years has made to the tone of American Presidents.  John Kennedy gave the impression he was serious about world peace; recent office holders, in particular Bush and Obama, have be on a course of continual war.
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WELFARE September 3, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in Social Environment, US Politics.
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Admission: I am the recipient of social welfare. I live in reasonably peaceable society. I have access to medical assistance. The roads are reasonably safe.  The food I eat and the water I drink is reliable. I have confidence in the fairness and integrity of the justice system. I have confidence in my neighbours.  The list goes on.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: ONE YEAR LATER September 1, 2012

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The content is the same but the packaging is different.
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