Category Archives: World Politics

Libya: Division in the National Transition Council.

I have been a bit busy today, running round after the kids, cooking tea and such,  and I haven’t had a proper chance to watch the news, just catching snippets in passing. I will probably have a sit down to … Continue reading

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Tripoli Liberated: Where to Next?

Democracy is a frightening thing. In a democratic state, politics and society as a whole is something akin to a leaf on the wind. Politicians in Democratic states invest a huge amount of energy into establishing mechanisms to ensure a degree of … Continue reading

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Can Americans Recognise Satire?

After feeling quite the misery guts, over the weekend I perked up a bit after I noticed a ‘pingback’ on one of my posts. It wasn’t that I got a ‘pingback’ that perked me up it was the why? Which … Continue reading

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Anders Behring Breivik Back on Utoeya.

Anders Behring Breivik has been back on Utoeya for a police reconstruction of the massacre  there. Wearing a bulletproof vest and tethered to a rope, he was seen pointing in the directions he had fired . Police later said he showed no … Continue reading

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Anders Behring Breivik: Mad, Bad or both.

In the popular imagination, psychopaths are both insane and evil, with the possible exception of the fictional character Hannibal Lecter, and I am not sure that I understand quite what the popular imagination has made of him, though the description … Continue reading

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