Archive for May, 2012

Israel seeks massive military presence in Cyprus?

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

We have conflicting stories here, but it’s perfectly clear that something big is going on. 

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Black teacher’s racist power-tripping

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

“…he wanted to ‘laugh’ when he heard the teacher suggest he could be arrested for criticizing a sitting president… he knew that it takes an actual threat against the president, not just criticism, to be arrested.”

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Scottish shocker: 80% of student graduates unemployable

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

“The “recurring” problems identified among applicants included a poor attitude to others, no concept of citizenship, poor communication skills, a poor understanding of the standards expected and an “inability to make a decision based on anything other than ‘I want’.”

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Falklands tension and HMS Talent

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Want a re-match? You idiots could have had the Falklands without firing a shot if you had been willing to wait.  Now you will never get it.  Thank God Maggie Thatcher was running the show then, and not that simp Tony Blair.

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The power of the ‘Israel Lobby’ in the U.S. and Canada

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

“In the US for instance, candid critical discussion of Israeli policies in the media is overly self-censored. Unlike EU and even Israeli papers, there is no single US nationally syndicated columnist in any major newspaper who openly challenges Israel or its lobby… True American public opinion vis-à-vis Israel can be validated only after its political emancipation from Israel’s lobby.”

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Why you should never, ever co-operate with the police

Monday, May 21st, 2012

“… you should never consent to a police search of your vehicle and never volunteer information when being questioned…  If the police ask for consent to search, the answer is ‘no.’ If they ask, ‘why not?’ The answer is, ‘no.’”

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Indonesia: Christianity being crushed by Muslim intolerance

Sunday, May 20th, 2012

“The religious peace here has been shattered by this anarchistic action that seeks religious domination for an inflexible faith” – Agusta Mukhtar, a spokesman for the group Pro-Democracy People.

“Meanwhile the embattled 300-member GKI Yasmin church in the West Java town of Bogor, which authorities sealed three years ago claiming it didn’t have a permit, can only reopen if a mosque is built next door.” – Mayor Diani Budiarto.

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G20 aftermath: Time to ‘take back the police’?

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

The order to ‘take back the streets’ was given to senior police officers by Deputy-Chief Warr in the presence of Chief Blair.  For Warr to give such an order in front of the Chief without first clearing it with him would be either presumptuous or outright insubordinate. 

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Union distortion of the democratic process: 1991 – 2012

Friday, May 18th, 2012

Here are some press-release headlines taken from “trade union” websites on May 17th, 2012:

Sid Ryan’s Ontario Federation of Labour- “Fighting for LGBT Rights Wins Gains and Inspires Hope!” (May 16th, 2012) here, “OFL President Sid Ryan calls for social justice for the Sikh community” (May 9th, 2012) here, and “An open letter to Québec students” (April 24th, 2012) here.

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Diamond Jubilee: Spain’s childish temper-tantrum

Friday, May 18th, 2012

Spain needs to grow up and accept reality.  Gibraltar was ceded to the British 199 years ago, its inhabitants regard themselves as British, and nothing is going to change that.

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