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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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US loses AAA credit rating: Tea Party to blame.

Reports indicated below appear to be true. See the following link for further information. http://t.co/ISRagjI If the report on the following links are correct, then S and P have downgraded  the US Credit rating to AA-plus  http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/top/all/7685541.html http://www.usatoday.com/money/economy/2011-08-05-s-and-p-downgrades-credit_n.htm ============================================================= It would not be fair … Continue reading

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Items of Useless Information. No 6.

It is sometimes claimed that the author Anthony Trollope invented the Pillar Box. This isn’t quite true, there were road side post boxes around Europe well before they were introduced in the United Kingdom. It isn’t as if he was the … Continue reading

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Random Quote. No 17.

“Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power.”  Benjamin Disraeli (British Prime Minister and Novelist. 1804-1881)

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Pratchett Quote. No 20

Cuius testiculos habes, habeas cardia et cerebellum.   (When you’ve got them where it counts, their hearts and minds will follow) —–—Terry Pratchett

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