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Laws are like sausages — it is best not to see them being made: Mercenary Guidelines for a Better World

Guidelines for a Better World Laws are like sausages — it is best not to see them being made.  Perhaps I should re-phrase this as: The Rules of Law and International Diplomacy are like sausages — it is best not to see them being made It’s a strange world out there.  Two recent political events…
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March 4, 2011 0

Long Live Wikileaks!

Long Live Wikileaks! These images will take you to the current IP addresses of Wikileaks. It follows on from my earlier help to the organisation here when a bunch of Swiss bankers mysteriously managed to influence “independent” judicial decisions in America. The fact that I even have to do this is an abomination on the…
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December 6, 2010 6

The Real Troubles are not in Northern Ireland

Bloody Sunday The Saville Report, probably the longest and certainly the most expensive enquiry in the UK ever, is now out.  The ramifications are continuing, despite the Prime Minister trying to draw a line under everything.  See Bloody Sunday report published History On that day in 1972, 13 folks were killed, and overall, in what…
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June 16, 2010 1
Let there be light

Curious Suicide

The Coroner and The Law I’m often struck when reading the papers or news, to see the coroner’s verdict on someone’s death as: Ending his own life “while the balance of his mind was disturbed” Well they have to say something, it’s their job, but the phrase is very peculiar.  It is also very common,…
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November 12, 2009 0

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