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For he that hath….

And they had a wonderful pandemic

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The power of lobbying in US policy making

 I [John Boehner]* was on the Agricultural Committee and were getting ready to put together the 1996 farm bill. I walked into my office while this was going on and found a sugar lobbyist hanging around, trying to stay close … Continue reading

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Why not?

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Seb Coe: A 1930s Appeaser?

World Athletics President Sebastian Coe believes a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics would only serve as “a meaningless gesture”, claiming non-engagement between Government officials rarely bears fruit. Coe also pointed to the Berlin 1936 Olympic Games held … Continue reading

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Hanging on

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A slightly different Peppa Pig storyline

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Leonard Cohen’s Wisdom

“The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world.“

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Kabul

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British and Russian Cossacks

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Assassination as Government Policy

“The assassination of a political leader is among the highest profile acts of political violence…”1 “Political assassination is the murder of a significant individual by an organised conspiracy in pursuit of political ends.”2 “And the executioner’s face is always well … Continue reading

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