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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: “LET IT ALL GO” December 27, 2013

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“No, no, Dexo I won’t let you go”. I know where you will head, and I will have to follow in your wake, and then persuade you somehow, usually by sitting down on the pavement, to come back, after you have had your adventure. As for Hannay, we are on the way to Scotland if I take the high road, or the low road, you will be following or around somewhere close.
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SO THIS IS REFUGEE POLICY? December 27, 2013

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According to The Guardian, doctors are reporting mistreatment of refugees, specifically unaccompanied minors, as well as health issues related to pregnant women and children. The Guardian has recorded a series of recent reports.

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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: SUMMER ARRIVES December 21, 2013

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Summer was expected. It has taken time to get into its stride. We will be catching more sun. I will have to make a point of taking water with me when I go out with Dexter and Hannah. I was dehydrated today and Hannah was panting. “Blue skies and pain”, perhaps.
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EDUCATION WAS FOR SOMETHING December 20, 2013

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We are born. We spend a fixed amount of time within the matrix of the Earth’s ecosystem, sometimes at psychological, psychic distance from mother nature, while simultaneously indifferently trashing and despoiling her foundations and fundamentals. We are somehow thoroughly culturally conditioned. We had better know something of the environment of ideas we inhabit. Then we die.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: TAKE IT EASY, DIOGENES December 14, 2013

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By all accounts and by reputation, Diogenes of Sinope sought plainess rather than luxury . Not the person to go out and buy cushions. He was not into materialism.
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MANUS ISLAND: REFUGEE PRISON December 12, 2013

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Amnesty International reports the conditions experienced by refugees on Manus Island represent systematic cruelty. The deterrence policy seems to be working.
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NELSON MANDELA: PLAYER IN HISTORY December 9, 2013

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History in our age of global communications can often occur, like sport, as spectacle. Events take place and  the personal experience is disconnected, or the direct autobiographical and personal context and location is very different.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: “WHERE OLD GHOSTS MEET” December 6, 2013

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Perhaps I am not alone, but normally I think I can see what is in front of me. And I have some photos to conclude the case. Right?
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WHO KILLED JOHN FITZGERALD KENNEDY? December 3, 2013

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Bob Ellis recently claimed in his provocative way Lee Harvey Oswald did not have a motive to kill President Kennedy.
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