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The Night the Lights Went Out

The Night the Lights Went Out

  • August 06, 2014
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I didn’t join in the Lights Out remembrance on Monday night, though I’m told that our town looked pretty with the single lights or candles glowing in the darkness.

Photographs show that the nation also looked beautiful throughout the hour-long ‘gesture of remembrance’, as David Cameron called it.   Obviously I’m not going to do anything...

Into the Abyss: Israel and the West Prepare the Next War

  • February 18, 2012
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In the last few weeks the prospect of a war with Iran has begun to assume a terrifying inevitability.  It is now clear that Western politicians, with the  support of the mainstream media, are preparing public opinion for the military option, using the same techniques that preceded the Iraq war.

As in Iraq, the current propaganda...

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