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FORGET THE GAZA TRUCE! August 13, 2014

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Forget the truce, except as a band-aid. It is just an interim gambit before the next genocidal attack and other crimes against humanity.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: ANOTHER WEEK August 9, 2014

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The photos are repetitive, and I did not really try hard enough to explore the possibilities.

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INTENTIONALITY, AUSTERITY AND UNEMPLOYMENT August 7, 2014

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Gary at Public Opinion posted on “tabloid politics” and the unemployed. The facts of the situation seems to be there is a mismatch between the available advertised positions and the applicants.
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GAZA AND THE NEED FOR PEACE August 4, 2014

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At Bob Ellis’ Table Talk, commenters gather and give forth their opinions. Historian declared:

Of course there’s a need for war

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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: SUMMUM BONUM August 2, 2014

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So what is “the greatest good” for Dexter and Hannah?
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MEANINGLESS RED LINES AND ISRAEL July 30, 2014

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The asymmetrical violence between Greater Israel and Lesser Palestine has escalated. The West Bank is considered part of Israel. The last part of Palestine is Gaza, which Israel and Egypt have blockaded by air sea and land.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: DIVERSIONS July 26, 2014

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As part of a proactive tactic to avoid problems, Dexter and Hannah are usually diverted ahead of any meeting, whether dogs or humans.
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UKRAINIAN CIVIL WAR AND MH17 July 26, 2014

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While we may be aware of Ukraine, and of it’s ongoing civil war, it is disaster of the Malaysian Airlines MH17 that has created a focus of attention.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: DIVIDED ATTENTION July 19, 2014

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Dexter and Hannah got out of the compound for most days in the week.
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SUFFERING, SPIN AND SILENCE July 18, 2014

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The “massacre” in Gaza is troubling.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: WINDY WEATHER July 12, 2014

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Regardless it seems of the prevailing weather, Dexter and Hannah seem keen to get out. They are not as confined as Julian Assange is in the Bolivian Embassy in London, but it is the same general principle.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: WAITING FOR RAIN July 5, 2014

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While it not correct to say the creek is not running. It has not been running for weeks where Dexter, Hannah and I cross. My sense is that it has been dry. If this were to continue there would be implications.
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HISTORICAL FRAMING OF ISRAEL-PALESTINE VIOLENCE July 4, 2014

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The Federal Government is an unfolding revelation of neoliberalism. The budget, was preceded by ongoing and intensifying cruelty to those fleeing persecution, and then Senator Brandis framed the position on Israel-Palestine.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: HOMINES AND CANINES June 28, 2014

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Dexter and Hannah are caught in the relationship between humans and canines. Whereas, perhaps human physical evolution may be independent of dogs, their cultural and social evolution was interdependent.
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UN(FOR)SEEN IRAQ June 27, 2014

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So who is ISIS? Where do they get their money from? Why are they so well trained and effective? Are they part of a holy war that might loosely be interpreted as a jihad or struggle?

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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: LESSON LEARNT? June 21, 2014

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Fortunately, I did not break any bones, or suffer much from my fall down the embankment last week. Nonetheless, there usually something to be learned for the future from any experience.
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DUSTING OFF THE NEO-LIBERAL PLAYBOOK June 20, 2014

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The budget was unanticipated and a shock. Neo-liberalism is the Government’s pervasive ideology.

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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: TUMBLE DOWN June 14, 2014

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Normally we descend this embankment and there is no problems. On Tuesday it had been raining and it was wet underfoot. I took a tumble.
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WAR AGAINST THE HUMAN FUTURE June 13, 2014

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This is a provocative suggestion. However, for governments to allow the cutting down forests, the source of oxygen,thus destroying ecosystems we cannot recreate, and particularly refusing to take effective actions on climate change the case is clear.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG – JUNE AGAIN June 7, 2014

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Time gives moving along. It dawns on consciousness that it is another month, not just another day. Memory is tenuous. The photos gather, and it comes the time to make selections of what might fit into the format. The usual process of trying to put together some coherent pattern of what is now past.
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