Mauritania: Views Combined & Democracy

This post, http://globalvoicesonline.org/2008/08/06/arabeyes-mauritanian-president-ousted-in-military-coup-detat/ ,and it’s associated comments provide a lot of extra information on the recent coup d’etat there.  This comment by a Mauritanian is totally in line. Check out Jillian Greenwood here, http://jillrees.com/articles/our-reputation-abroad/ ,for her personal view of the country as she passed through last year en route to Mali. The country is primitive… Continue reading Mauritania: Views Combined & Democracy

Law Regarding Measures of State Self-Defense (Leviathan, how come?)

a.k.a. How did the Labour Party come to this? The present Home Secretary, the former teacher called Jacqui Smith, is desperately trying, at all costs, to implement laws that would allow events such as the law that is title of this post, to easily occur at some future date. Let’s state my case; I’m (still)… Continue reading Law Regarding Measures of State Self-Defense (Leviathan, how come?)