Category Archive: Politics

Nov 30 2013


There is an Arabic paper about the concept of frivolous fatwas. See in Egypt there was a period where there was a rising Islamic fundamentalism which was harmful to Egyptian life. Not only does Egypt have a cultural diversity it is also a major tourist destination. And a lot of the Muslim Brotherhood were incredibly …

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Oct 20 2013

I Get Mail – 15 Answers for Creationists

In the past few days there has been a new drive by Creation Ministries International in conjunction with Traditional Values Coalition called “Question Evolution” with the focus of restarting the whole Creationist vs. Evolution debate. 15 Questions for Evolutionists

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Jul 01 2013

Gaming the System

An excellent rant about benefit “fluffing”. In an ideal world we would need no benefits. There would be no reason to have it, but sadly we don’t.

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May 04 2013

Reasonable Holocaust

“You know the Age of Enlightenment and Reason gave way to moral relativism. And moral relativism is what led us all the way down the dark path to the Holocaust.” – Faux News

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May 01 2013

SSA May Day Mayhem Blogathon – There Are Four Lights

Why We Caught Bin Laden! 

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May 01 2013

SSA May Day Mayhem – Prison Architect IRL

For those who are not aware of Introversion Software’s rather cutesy but serious game, it puts you in charge of a Prison. While you control the way it works you don’t control the staff and running the prison is down to how skilled you are at balancing the books. One of the most contentious parts …

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Apr 13 2013

Un License to Il

There are 3 end-game scenarios in the North Korean conflict that’s been raging for nearly 60 years now. Threats of war are not new, what’s new is the increase in deadliness, the intensity and persistence of these threats. Kim Jong Un means business and that business is “Danegeld”. He relies on threatening to self destruct …

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Apr 09 2013

Tenth Largest Religion

Can you guess what’s the tenth largest religion on the planet?

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Mar 26 2013


Not sure what to think but The report showed that security officials and intelligence agencies believe that a priority for Britain is improving its ability to detect biological attacks, treat victims and decontaminate attack sites. “Biological will get easier from a terrorist point of view,” Mr Farr said. The Telegraph have an article on the …

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Jan 10 2013

A Correction – Pakistan/India

A correction, I reported incorrectly that 8 soldiers were dead, the news is that 2 soldiers are dead. However while the deaths has reduced the story is even more moronic and insane than I previously thought. You know how we say that WW1 was caused by the death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand? Well this was …

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