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Entries Tagged as 'Terrorism'

Nine days that shook London

January 4th, 2006 · Comments Off on Nine days that shook London · Life

Tonight BBC2 showed a documentary called Nine Days That Shook London. This is the one which they had talked to me and the other Andrew about, but decided not to include us. (I’m not bitter. Honest. No really I’m not.) Having declared my interest I can continue… Actually I didn’t watch the film too closely. […]

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90 Days?

November 9th, 2005 · Comments Off on 90 Days? · Politics

It will be interesting to see how the anti-terror bill goes today. Last week we had a constituency meeting and our MP had asked for the opinion of the party on the proposed 90-day limit, and whether we thought some sort of compromise was more appropriate. The opinion of the meeting was about 60:40 in […]

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We are not afraid?

August 24th, 2005 · Comments Off on We are not afraid? · Life

Clive Soley posted this piece which refers to a website called We’re Not Afraid. It is supposed to show defiance in the face of terrorist bombings of London, although Clive is using it as a general booster for those intimidated by modern life. I had a look at the site when it first went up, […]

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Shark analogy

July 21st, 2005 · Comments Off on Shark analogy · Life

An interesting comment on anti-terrorism from an unlikely source. There was a story in an American blog about a shark fishing derby where a fishing boat landed a tiger shark of almost 1200 lbs but was disqualified for turning up to the weigh-in 6 minutes late. On the website Fark there was a discussion about […]

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