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Boston Marathon Bombing

Sorrow, for those killed and injured and their families, is the most important thing to begin this post with. For investigators, the first 24 to 48 hours after an event such as this, are the most important. For the media … Continue reading

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Random Quote. No 42.

We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both. Louis D. Brandeis

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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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BBC News – Ken Livingstone ‘compares Boris Johnson to Hitler’

BBC News – Ken Livingstone ‘compares Boris Johnson to Hitler’. Croydon Tory MP Gavin Barwell seems to be in the forefront of trying to make sure that the story is Ken Livingstone losing it, when from what I can tell the … Continue reading

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The Tottenham Riots: What Messages Are Politicians Sending to Disaffected Youth?

A very cynical voice in my head says the Tories must be in government again, since we have rioting on the streets. Though this is possibly coincidence, though more likely due to the British tending to elect the right wing during financial squeezes. … Continue reading

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