Monthly Archives: August 2012

Ever heard of Prosecutorial Discretion?

Ever heard of Prosecutorial Discretion? Well, its one of those little perks that the President of the United States enjoys, to be used indiscriminately in any election year of course. WEll young Obama has been struggling in the polls, not … Continue reading

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The Kevin Pietersen Saga

Actually, the title is misleading. It ought to be the Kevin Pietersen Continual cock-up.He reminds me of everything that is seriously wrong with cricket. He’s a Hansie Cronje nr.2.His biggest problem, besides the lack of intelligence, is his arrogance. The … Continue reading

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The Wise Samuel Adams – Quotation of the day

“A general dissolution of principles and manners will more surely overthrow the liberties of America than the whole force of the common enemy. While the people are virtuous they cannot be subdued; but when once they lose their virtue then … Continue reading

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The Great BIg Middle East Mess.

Well, for the past three decades, Iran and Syria have been doing the buddy-buddy thing, andĀ Iran, to strech a point somewhat for there are other factors complicating the issue, is keeping up there side of the bargain. Originally the strange … Continue reading

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Egyptian Sparring

WEll the Muslim Brotherhood President has now retired the Army Chief of Staff, giving him the highest Egptian Order on the Market, the Collar of Egypt, as though that would help. His ( the Presidents) absolutely brilliant reason, redolent of … Continue reading

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Magnificent Montenegro

I was reminded last night why I so dislike the Olympic Games. Especially before and after the relay races for men, and then particularly with the antics of the Jamaica performers. Seldom can one see such childish, undisciplined, bovine behaviour, … Continue reading

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The Ongoing Joey Barton Saga

Joey Barton is not to play for Fleetwood town, so their opponents can breathe a sigh of relief and hope to end the season without a Barton-inflicted injury. The Astonishing thing about the Joey Barton Saga is that the violent … Continue reading

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Journalistic Collateral Damage and Agent Orange

Agent Orange. Remember that one boys and girls of the sixties and seventies? When the mighty US of A was having great trouble finding gooks, I mean VietnameseĀ in Vietnam and then when they did find them when they came out … Continue reading

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Early Morning reflections of Depression

It is possible to write about depression while being deeply depressed, but I suppose its the drugs that make that possible, providing that dull space into which one can attempt to organize thoughts and emotions. Depression is about loss. I … Continue reading

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Olympimaniacs

Just to be able to hold a superficial conversation on the Olympics if the need arises that does not involve Phelps or Bolt, (everyone has heard of them)I sqitched on the Tv and sat down for a couple of random … Continue reading

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