Archive for the ‘General’ Category

1000 blog posts. What’s next?

1000 articles
This blog has passed a key milestone – 1000 articles!

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Obama inauguration – Oh happy day

Some thoughts on a significant day — for the world.

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Lies, damned lies and Bush’s press cronies

PBS’s Frontline provides an interesting glimpse into the way the press fell asleep at the wheel when Bush and friends tried to dupe the world.

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Boxing equals brain damage

Boxing should be banned. It has no place in the modern world. Actually, did it ever have a place?

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I’m not the only one dying for a coffee

Some things to ponder while next sipping at The Coffee Club…

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And what will 2007 bring?

My wish list for 2007…

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Economic terrorism – the Nazi plot to ruin the Bank of England

The Nazis plotted to bring down the Bank of England by counterfeiting millions of British pound notes.

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Acceptance of evolution

I’m shocked. But then, with the woolly debates that go on endlessly in the US, it’s not surprising really, that only 40% accept evolution and 40% believe it is false. The rest don’t know. A comparison of peoples’ views in 34 countries finds that the United States ranks near the bottom when it comes to […]

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Waging a war we can all be proud of

Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times say Bush and the US would be much better off if they launched a war against poverty, rather than the current nonsense that is supposed to reduce terrorism, but is actually increasing it.

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The good stuff at Asian Aerospace 2006

It wasn’t all about the military at Asian Aerospace today. The Airbus A380 was there – an impressive piece of machinery: And in the flesh, sporting the livery of Singapore Airlines (when SIA finally get one, it will be the world’s first in service): These guys were enjoying the airshow. The show didn’t work all […]

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