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Women’s March against Trump 2018

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Book Review: Stephen Leather Cold Kill

Cold Kill is the third Dan ‘Spider’ Shepherd novel where he imperceptibly shades from being an undercover police officer into an assassin. His journey begins when he goes undercover to penetrate a people smuggling group who turn out to be … Continue reading

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Worrying Shadow Hanging Over the World

A self-obsessed egotist Struts menacingly His opinions, sadly listened to By small minded cowards Who feel their land Is under threat by immigration. Poor, desperate people Who flee from war and persecution. Such a powerful man Without remorse or pity … Continue reading

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President Churchill?*

Winston Churchill had the same qualifications as Barack Obama to be president of the USA. That is, an American mother and a non-American father. Perhaps that was the real source of the Special Relationship. *If he’d be been born in … Continue reading

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East European Drinking

Poland “….[he] is a steady drinker- a heavy drinker, but a steady drinker. He paces himself- he learned it from Polish drinkers, who begin slowly and continue slowly, but drink through the whole night. Visiting Poland taught him a great … Continue reading

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The Attempted Assassination of Adolf Hitler, 20th July 1944

Wolf’s Lair (Wolfsschanze) was impregnable. It was Hitler’s headquarters in northern Poland, or Grosse Deutschland as he put it. It was impregnable to everything except treachery. On the 20th July 1944, Claus von Stauffenberg tried to commit that treacherous act. … Continue reading

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The United Kingdom: a brief history

The UK was created in 1801 after a 198 years of blood soaked history. In those 198 years there were five civil wars and long periods of civil unrest and vicious repression. Once the UK was established the 19th century … Continue reading

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