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The Sunday Sermon

Houla Massacre global responses:

In the past, the “you’re either with us, or against us” sentiment  has been dispatched.  Yes, it is essentially non-democratic but when was democracy ever infallible?

The only problem then was that non-causes were…

May, 27

Power Sopranos

‘It ain’t over till the fat lady sings’ is not an idiom that applies to the ongoing spring clean in the Arab world.  The ‘fat lady’ symbolises the delusional propped up figurehead.  You’ll discover that the real mafia-style power sopranos…

Dec, 18

NoW epitaph

Two days to go before the NoW is firmly buried six feet under.

Mo-err has inscribed the following epitaph:

Buying and selling to please the self,

Keeping the concept of immutable immorality on the shelf.

You’ve NoW been shelved,

Farewell immortality.

Jul, 08


Amidst a blaze of calls for New York Congressman Anthony Weiner to resign, The New York Times has reported that his wife, Huma Abedin, is expecting their first child.

As the sympathies pile-up for the betrayed wife, that…

Jun, 08


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