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Boy Miliband boldly stands aside on torture

Telegraph – David Miliband says Britain right on ‘torture evidence’ refusal: He told MPs that the American authorities did not want documents discussing the Binyam Mohamed case to be made public, and that defying their wishes would not be in … Continue reading

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Lotsa links for lunchtime

The character is fiction, but the horror is real; Sick Days – D-Notice on The Sun v the Criminal Justice System. – Paulie has a different opinion to mine on MPs and their expenses. I readily accept that my opinion … Continue reading

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Gaza: party bags and cake for afters!

And so this tragedy draws to a neat sudden close just as the stars converge on Hollywood Washington. Gets you right *there*, don’t it? (Psst! Look out for the bit at the end where their batteriesssh runnn dowwwwwn….) Two items … Continue reading

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I’m boycotting all products and produce from Israel

I’ll be reading labels and researching brand ownership where possible to make sure I stick to it, too. Septicisle – Time to boycott Israel: If however the government is unwilling to act… then individually we should be prepared to either … Continue reading

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Tony ‘two medals’ Blair

Next week Tony Blair will return from holiday and rush to Gaza and actually do his job as special envoy to the Middle East rush to the White House to collect not one but two medals for his stellar work … Continue reading

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Gaza: false calls for peace

“Tony’s on holiday at the moment. [He] issued a statement and his work is very important to what we are doing.” – Gordon Brown on Gaza and Blair (source) (via) Well, clearly what’s missing here is some quality spin, but … Continue reading

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Ten greetings from beyond the grave

- 1. I stumbled through a few graveyards during my holiday break (a very long story) and happened across this final resting place. If you’re wondering what the solar panel is for, it’s powering the fairy lights. Seriously. – 2. … Continue reading

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Five. Wasted. Years.

Strafor – The Russo-Georgian War and the Balance of Power: The Russian invasion of Georgia has not changed the balance of power in Eurasia. It simply announced that the balance of power had already shifted. The United States has been … Continue reading

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Ron Suskind claims White House forged Iraq evidence

FT.com – Whispers of a Watergate for Bush The response in the US to startling new allegations that the White House directed the forgery of evidence to support its case for the war in Iraq has been surprisingly muted so … Continue reading

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Tank full of gas = keep driving

Independent – Georgia bows to might of Russia: Georgia’s appeal for a ceasefire seemed to have fallen on deaf ears last night as Russian jets expanded their bombardment, targeting the capital, Tbilisi, for the first time. As the world’s diplomats … Continue reading

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