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december / 07

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 7th December, 1941 : “The White House says, Japanese attack Pearl Harbour”: this fateful message, tapped out by the Associated Press teleprinters at 2.22 p.m. New York time today, shattered a peaceful Sunday afternoon … Continue reading

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American Election – 2012

Milan Skarka Election – 2012 (a concession questionnaire) All the political persuasion in the world is useless for this reason: those who will read and understand the significance of the election reality at stake are already convinced of its truth and … Continue reading

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pelosi’s petticoat

…from the quill of Antisthenes What a joy to watch somebody to do well in these bleak economic times. And not just a banker or bond trader, but a struggling politician and feminist one at that – the US Democratic … Continue reading

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november memories / 19

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 19th November, 1919 : The US Senate today voted against ratification of the Versailles Treaty, which ended the war and established the League of Nations. This is severe setback for President Wilson, who has … Continue reading

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