Tag: Massacre

Holocaust Shooters

What a Difference a Day, or 74 Years Makes Holocaust Remembrance Day In Israel yesterday, they celebrated/remembered the millions killed in the holocaust. Events The holocaust is mainly (but not exclusively, of course) remembered for the death camps, as in this visualisation in the film Schindler’s List. In this scene from the film, we see…
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April 13, 2018 0

Megrahi and Calley Compared and Contrasted

Who?  Who Are Megrahi and Calley Megrahi is a Libyan, convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering 270 people by blowing up a 747 over Lockerbie in Scotland – but released early after 8 years (but 10 years in prison) and sent to Libya to die of cancer. Calley is an American, convicted and…
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August 25, 2009 1

Uneven Response to Plague and Flu Deaths

Comparing The West and The East There is currently a world-wide flu epidemic and it’s interesting to compare the responses of various countries to it, with the historical pandemic of The Plague, i.e. the Black Death. Flu In the USA, it’s been called “Mexican Flu” sometimes quite pejoratively, especially at it’s outset and especially by…
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August 3, 2009 0

Duffy’s Cut, Snow, US Medicare, Throckrington and The Welfare State

Highlighting the Differences in Public Health provision, the Attitudes to Death and Responsibilities of the State and the Individual to Public Welfare. The title is the biggest bit – trust me. Introduction This takes us from today’s news from America and the Duffy’s Cut project to a tiny hamlet in Northumberland, England, called Throckrington. Duffy’s…
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March 25, 2009 2

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