Thursday, 15 September 2011

Twit Archive - December 2010

Tweets below the fold. Lots of Wikileaks blather. Plus links to TV in North Korea, the imprisonment of Iranian film maker Jafar Pahani, Dirk Deppey’s last Journalista post, Terry Glavin on the women of the Afghan National Security Forces, more detentions in Iran, Abu Muqawama on Joe Biden, Iraqi and Iranian asylum seekers killed in Christmas Island wreck, how to survive a nuclear terror attack, Dave Barno, Andrew Exum, and Bob Woodward discussing Afghanistan beyond 2014, and Love and Death:





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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm



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Rubbernecking the WikiLeaks ethics pile-up: a link round-up http://bit.ly/h8l4SA


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Re. leaking police files on sex assault allegations No.2 @Bynickdavies on Bianca Jagger #assange Guardian http://huff.to/e8AIUN #mooreandme


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@punkyscudmonkey "Bend it..."? But "young North Koreans apparently prefer American soaps and films" http://bit.ly/gXE21e


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Re. leaking police files on sexual assault allegations RT @hurryupharry Wikileaks, Dutroux, and... http://bit.ly/hLjQ04 #assange #mooreandme


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@punkyscudmonkey Yeah, but better to have support from ones whose stock is not so devalued, toxic even, from association with Polanski case.


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RT @punkyscudmonkey Jafar Panahi, great Iranian filmmaker, faces 6 yrs prison/20 yrs ban from making films. Full story: http://bit.ly/f65EBl


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

From George Pal to Hadi Heidari, Tulips Shall Grow http://bit.ly/eXK5ys #Iran


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WikiLeaks facilitates political oppression? RT @hurryupharry Julian Assange on Israel Shamir in Belarus: by Joseph W http://bit.ly/hKsi6P


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RT @deppey Today in Journalista: The house lights come up and people stand up from their seats. Where did we park again…? http://is.gd/jdsnM


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Terry Glavin: "Nothing cheers me up more than the sight of an unveiled Afghan woman cradling a machine gun." http://bit.ly/gJHAnQ


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RT @united4iran 4 young #Iranian activists detained by the IRI, including a #cartoonist. #IranElection http://fb.me/MafadpSI


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Topical fiction recommendation: "A Sort of Traitors" by Nigel Balchin 1949 AKA "Who is my Neighbor?" http://bit.ly/gWqEwg #wikileaks


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

3 great kids' science books: Life Story by Virginia Lee Burton, The Weatherbirds - Ted Dewan, Dotty Inventions - Roger McGough & Holly Swain


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Anti-establishment? #Wikileaks man in Russia apologist 4 #Belarus tyranny http://bit.ly/fynFFH More: http://bit.ly/bundles/bobfrombrockley/2


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@reneefrench Vertigo: falling in love blurs reality & imaginative fantasy, even more so falling for figure in a painting, for a dead person.


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

@deppey . . . and then we shout ENCORE! ENCORE!


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@deppey Pretentious? A blogging colossus departs the stage. No words big enough. Occasion demands end title w. swashes & flourishes. Really.


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Again the morningstruggle, shakeoffthe shroud, disentangleself, bind onethought toanother, makeofthem a crutch andstaggerinto consciousness.


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

"From the Dept. of Horrible Message Discipline" @abumuqawama on US VP Biden loose in a china shop again http://bit.ly/hv57nt #Afghanistan


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@deppey Would that be aardvark@zygote.com? (Where's my phone book?)


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RT @cllr_mikeharris protest outside the Belarusian embassy in London tomorrow at 6pm to protest against mass detention of activists #electby


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100 Iraqi & Iranian asylum seekers on Christmas Island wreck RT @TehranBureau The story many of us missed http://to.pbs.org/gDGRXa #iran


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Favourite comics of Bo age 9: Astro Boy, Dan Dare, The Spirit, Lucky Luke, Asterix, also DC Thompson characers incl. my old Sparky comics.


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.@Just_Shoruk BBC journalist John Sweeney on #Pilger doc #payingtheprice shorter link: http://bit.ly/h1VRge More: http://bit.ly/gmRWFX


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.@Just_Shoruk BBC journalist John Sweeney on #Pilger doc #payingtheprice http://www.mail-archive.com/sin@antic.org/msg05999.html


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

One more for the list http://bit.ly/gmRWFX A legal commentary on #Pilger on #Assange http://bit.ly/fZC7ff


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

More stuff I watched this week: Take The Money And Run http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGxFpjlIcMU Next week I may read a book ... exciting!


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

More stuff I watched this week: BBC 4 My Father, the Bomb and Me http://bbc.in/gz4LUi on iPlayer another 4 days. Extra: http://bbc.in/c5g3yx


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@fleshisgrass never saw film of When the Wind Bows - liked the book. Great R Briggs original art at British Lib exhibit couple of years ago


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

More stuff I read this week: NYTimes on surviving nuclear terror strike http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/16/science/16terror.html


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

More stuff I listened to this week: BBC R4 More or Less on surviving nuclear terror strike & on education cost benefit http://bbc.in/dZBXyQ


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

More stuff I watched this week: Dirk Gently http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00wqfl2


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

More stuff I watched this week: Love and Death http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRAeMr1bob4


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

More stuff I watched this week: White House press briefing on AfPak annual review http://bit.ly/fQGPEq


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

More stuff I watched this week: Bob Woodward, Dave Barno, Andrew Exum @abumuqawama on Afghanistan beyond 2014 http://cs.pn/i2WJAZ ...


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Older Terry Glavin piece on "how his slippery way with truth hurt his cause." http://thetyee.ca/Books/2007/04/17/MichaelMoore/ #mooreandme


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RT @hurryupharry Wikileaks & Michael Moore: A Lesson In Propaganda And Mass Idiocy: a cross post by Terry Glavin #mooreandme


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RT @KateHarding Oops, forgot to cc @MMFlint on this before. New post: Why I'm On Board With #mooreandme http://bit.ly/fAQlxS


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

RT @daveweigel: You know who we pissed off today? Taliban soldiers about to be killed by a military with openly gay troops. #win #DADT


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

enjoyed Blame It On Fidel, on BBC iPlayer 'til Sunday http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00wlrtc/Blame_It_on_Fidel/


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Radio: stability over justice at Dayton, Jeb Sharp, How Wars End: Bosnia http://www.pri.org/theworld/?q=node/21646 (remembering R Holbrooke)


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@normblog @citizen_sane you can watch it here http://www.itv.com/itvplayer/video/?Filter=198443 but I don't recommend as I'm against torture


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

OK, so I'm watching #pilger film #thewaryoudontsee - 9 mins in & jaw dropping at his dishonesty re. reasons for Iraq & aims of S&A strategy.


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Saw Ben Goldacre RTed @Glinner @sophiarc1 on Pilger civ. casualty figures. As @bengoldacre calls hmself stats geek, be good to see evidence.


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@Glinner @sophiarc1 wonder what Pilger's source is on civilian casualties - by Wikipedia he looks too low for WW2, too high for Vietnam


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@MaxDunbar1 ha, don't like to be on same side as Rosen, but Babar always makes me think of Mobutu. (Though the drawings are lovely.)


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Daytime listening choice: The Trouble with the Congo ++ The Holocaust Deniers ++ Liu Xiaobo: 'I Have No Enemies' ++ http://bit.ly/eK4z6v


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Oops - remember to check your sources RT @hurryupharry : Olbermann, Assange, and the Holocaust Denier: http://bit.ly/f3Ly2D


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Doublethink: ""We are trying to keep the internet open and free" by shutting down websites. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-11935539


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Contradictions apparent and real - commenting on an observation by @DAaronovitch - http://bit.ly/gfSOzL


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Readingtoomanydumbtweetsisunhealthy. Muststop. RT @PhilipGoodbody: @CMRanapia cuba = communist country anti cuba = right wing, me thinks.


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See Cutler's great Meal One, pix by Oxenbury? RT @serafinowicz: Ivor Cutler vs David Shrigley http://bit.ly/gSPrxy via @shevarova @tomgauld


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Stating the should-be-obvious on due process: RT @CarlRaincoat #Assange – a different compulsion: http://bit.ly/g7RvDx #wikilieaks


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

SHUT UP poss. victims in name of freedom of info?! RT @NaomiAKlein Rape used in #Assange same women's freedom used invade Afgh. #wikilieaks


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such simple certainty: RT @NaomiAKlein Rape being used in #Assange prosecution same way women's freedom was used to invade Afgh. #wikilieaks


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Why? They pay good money up front. RT @ukhomeoffice Contribute views consultation into how we can reduce number of students who come to UK.


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Ha! Ha! Ha! I'll be canonised and you'll go to Hell! http://airforceamazons.blogspot.com/2010/12/need-some-scratch.html


1 comment:

Oscar Grillo said...

"-Sex without love is an empty experience.
-Yes, but as empty experiences go, the best."