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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 20th November, 1940 : The Hungarian Prime Minister and Foreign Minister (Count Teleki and … Continue reading

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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 3rd September, 1940 : An agreement is signed between the USA and Britain by … Continue reading

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  NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)     7th May, 1975 : Cardinal Jozsef Mindszenty, former Archbishop and appointed Primate of Hungary in 1945, died yesterday in exile in Vienna, aged 83. He was a fierce opponent of Communism … Continue reading

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december memories / 09

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 9th December, 1956 : Martial law has been clamped on Hungary and the Soviet Army is threatening to turn its guns once again on the Hungarian people. The moves, in response to a call … Continue reading

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Finally Good News

…from the quill of Antisthenes   1. China’s National Audit Office in its diligent audit of the nation economy managed to miss 3 trillion yuan (a mere US$473 billion)* apparently all on its own, without help from the Goldman Sachs … Continue reading

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