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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: GOING BACK December 11, 2010

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The dogs over the past days have missed out going out on their walks.
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UK UNIVERSITY FEES TO TREBLE December 10, 2010

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I had not realized that the UK Coalition Government was proposing to treble fees for university students. Nor is it surprising that the report in The Independent concentrates on the incidents of violent protest around the Houses of Parliament.
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JULIAN ASSANGE ARRESTED December 7, 2010

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According to the BBC, British police have arrested Julian Assange on the basis of an renewed Swedish arrest warrant.
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AN ODD AGE December 6, 2010

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I am sure that fundamentalist Christian ideologists have another name – the end times. and it seems there predictions are coming true.
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“WAR” AGAINST WIKILEAKS December 4, 2010

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The allegations against Julian Assange are not surprising if the usual assumptions are made about standard operating procedures.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: THERE AND BACK December 4, 2010

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It has got to be Friday somewhere, even as here time has moved on as it does, which is about all I know about time.
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A NEW WORLD: NOT FOR THE BETTER December 4, 2010

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Julius Caesar crossed the Rubicon. The crowds stormed the Bastille in 1789. And more recently the Berlin Wall fell in 1989. These were symbolic turning points. The underlying processes were well established.
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“POWER-HUNGRY ISLAMIST” December 3, 2010

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Interestingly, the diplomatic reports released by Wikileaks take the Turkish Prime Minister to task for being an “Islamist” surrounded by corrupt and incompetent ministers.
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THE WAR OF 1812 December 1, 2010

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It seems that the British were attempting to impose a blockade on the new Republic, or at least interfering with maritime commerce. The new Republic accurately perceived these to be acts of war. A contemporary reference will spring to mind.
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IMPUNITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY December 1, 2010

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My impression is that the mainstream media is not celebrating the release of the insider diplomatic information by Wikileaks. And sadly, it is superfluous to ask why that might be.
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