Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Murderers Amongst us.

The Murderers are amongst us. It is difficult to remain calm when one hears of tanks shelling civilians, using heavy-machine guns on crowds, the arrest of over ten thousand people 12.000 people while 3000 are reported missing. These are the … Continue reading

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The Dentist from Damascus again

The Dentist from Damaskus Hungary. That’s what I thought when I read the news about Syria this morning. The Soviet Union sending in its tanks to crush the Hungarian uprising, just as Assad is doing now in the town of … Continue reading

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Howard Zinn and Sunshine

Weekends are supposed to be the time when people have the chance to do a bit of reading and I have been told that they also like to see stories illustrated with pictures. Its supposed to be with attention span … Continue reading

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Those Darned Taxes

This morning I woke up to the news that Apple Corporation has more money than the United States Government. No? Not possible I thought. Walmart perhaps, with all its slave labour, but Apple? That anonalogy was enought to make me … Continue reading

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Today’s Picture Quiz

Who is the Gentleman showing the young Arab SS recruit which way the bullet goes into the chamber in the 1940’s? a) Winston Churchill? b) The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, spiritual head of the Arabs?     B) it is! … Continue reading

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The Need for Recognition

I am going to write a letter to the United Nations Security Council demanding to be recognized as the Head of Eiksmarka, the part of greater Oslo where I live. I have been conducting a sit-in at home for years, … Continue reading

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Herodotus and Indignant Spartans

I have been reading my Herodotus again and as always, delighting in his inconsistancies in both number and distance, and then when I awoke the first news Item I read was about Iannis, a latter-day Greek, who, because of the … Continue reading

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Todays Picture

Jews being led to the slaughter in Oslo, helped by the police and the taxi drivers. Superb co-operation between the occupying forces and the local police forces. Howard Gamble, 28th July 2011.

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Thursday’s Quiz I

One tip before asking the questions for todays quiz. This happened on 26th November 1942, at Pier 1, Oslo harbour. (promise not to mpeek at the answers below) Questions:  a.)Who are the people waiting at the Pier? b) How did … Continue reading

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Military Justice has 20-20 eyesight

An Afghan man strolled through the defensive perimeter of a US mortar site and was stopped by the sergeant in charge. Not believing the man out on the stroll, the sergeant straddled him and shot him in the head. Premeditated … Continue reading

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