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Galloway and Hedges Chew the Cud

Before I get onto this week’s interview that Chris Hedges did with George Galloway, I should mention that this weekend was Acte 35 of the gilets jaunes protests; ie, the 35th consecutive week of protests, not just in Paris but … Continue reading

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Divas – Hope and Hannah

Last Thursday, 4th July, President Trump gave an Independence Day speech in which he claimed that in the 1700s, more than 300 years ago, there were airports and airplanes; but I think I’ve done enough ‘batshit crazy’ posts for the … Continue reading

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Batshit Crazies – Part Two

Earlier this week Associated Press and Reuters purposely mistranslated a speech by Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani. They made it sound as if Rouhani had insulted President Donald Trump, calling him ‘mentally retarded’. Rouhani never said that, but here’s how Trump … Continue reading

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Batshit Crazies

Apparently, last night the Americans came within an inch of attacking targets in Iran: Donald Trump ‘cancelled Iran strikes with planes in the air’. Military operation reportedly called off, as Democrats warn US could ‘bumble into’ war I say ‘apparently’ … Continue reading

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It’s Iran Wot Dunnit

BREAKING: The US State Dept has published more footage that proves #Iran are behind the bombing of two oil tankers: pic.twitter.com/SWOpCuuNWw — Gordon Dimmack (@GordonDimmack) June 15, 2019 Moon of Alabama disagrees with the consensus in the alternate media, and … Continue reading

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Cold Wars and Cold Shoulders

Last weekend marked the 30th consecutive week of gilets jaunes protests (Acte 30). At my local roundabout on the autoroute there were about 20 gilets jaunes on the roadside, as there has been ever since these protests started last November. … Continue reading

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The Freedom and Democracy Car Crash

Yesterday President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Theresa May gave a 30 minute long press conference that was both astonishing and embarrassing in large measure. Well, perhaps not so astonishing for those who take a close interest in what really … Continue reading

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Chemical Gina and Julia Assange

There’s been rumours flying around for a number of weeks now that the security services (those jolly chaps in MI5 and the CIA, et al) have been administering psychotropic drugs to Julian Assange in Belmarsh Prison, in London. Today there’s … Continue reading

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Au Revoir Treason May

Almost three years ago, shortly after a referendum that asked for Brexit, the then Prime Minister David Cameron stood at a podium outside No.10 Downing Street and announced that he was resigning. After giving a short speech, Cameron turned and … Continue reading

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A French Lawyer Speaks Out (Again)

In a previous post I featured a video put out by a French lawyer called Georgia Pouliquen. The video was English language and featured some of the violence being meted out during the gilets jaunes (yellow vests) protests. Georgia Pouliquen … Continue reading

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More About the Gilets Jaunes

Perchance, shortly before I made my previous post about the gilets jaunes, Russia Today (RT) put out a documentary about them. You can compare this with another documentary from Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany’s international broadcaster, called France’s yellow rebellion – … Continue reading

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Gilets Jaunes Acte 26

This weekend marks the 26th consecutive week of gilets jaunes (yellow vest) protests. All across France a huge number of people took to the streets, this despite rainy weather in much of the country. The demonstration in Paris was smaller … Continue reading

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The National Security State – Gore Vidal

When Julian Assange was carried out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London last month, looking haggard and hirsute, he was brandishing a book (don’t you just love the smirking police officer in the foreground)… The book Assange was clutching was … Continue reading

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It Just Gets Madder and Madder

On Friday at Westminster Abbey there was a thanksgiving service for British nuclear weapons. Prince William attended. This bizaare and somewhat controversial thanksgiving service has been barely reported in the mainstream media; and talking of news, this collage has been … Continue reading

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Jolly Subjects – Chernobyl and Fukushima

I haven’t mentioned much about Fukushima this last year or so. This is probably because one finds one’s self banging their head against a brick wall. The appalling state of the mainstream media (which is now almost entirely controlled by … Continue reading

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