Mind and body and bird and brain . . . http://airforceamazons.blogspot.com/2010/12/happy-new-year.html
Rubbernecking the WikiLeaks ethics pile-up: a link round-up http://bit.ly/h8l4SA
Re. leaking police files on sex assault allegations No.2 @Bynickdavies on Bianca Jagger #assange Guardian http://huff.to/e8AIUN #mooreandme
@punkyscudmonkey "Bend it..."? But "young North Koreans apparently prefer American soaps and films" http://bit.ly/gXE21e
Re. leaking police files on sexual assault allegations RT @hurryupharry Wikileaks, Dutroux, and... http://bit.ly/hLjQ04 #assange #mooreandme
@punkyscudmonkey Yeah, but better to have support from ones whose stock is not so devalued, toxic even, from association with Polanski case.
RT @punkyscudmonkey Jafar Panahi, great Iranian filmmaker, faces 6 yrs prison/20 yrs ban from making films. Full story: http://bit.ly/f65EBl
WikiLeaks facilitates political oppression? RT @hurryupharry Julian Assange on Israel Shamir in Belarus: by Joseph W http://bit.ly/hKsi6P
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
Terry Glavin: "Nothing cheers me up more than the sight of an unveiled Afghan woman cradling a machine gun." http://bit.ly/gJHAnQ
RT @united4iran 4 young #Iranian activists detained by the IRI, including a #cartoonist. #IranElection http://fb.me/MafadpSI
Topical fiction recommendation: "A Sort of Traitors" by Nigel Balchin 1949 AKA "Who is my Neighbor?" http://bit.ly/gWqEwg #wikileaks
3 great kids' science books: Life Story by Virginia Lee Burton, The Weatherbirds - Ted Dewan, Dotty Inventions - Roger McGough & Holly Swain
Anti-establishment? #Wikileaks man in Russia apologist 4 #Belarus tyranny http://bit.ly/fynFFH More: http://bit.ly/bundles/bobfrombrockley/2
@reneefrench Vertigo: falling in love blurs reality & imaginative fantasy, even more so falling for figure in a painting, for a dead person.
@deppey . . . and then we shout ENCORE! ENCORE!
@deppey Pretentious? A blogging colossus departs the stage. No words big enough. Occasion demands end title w. swashes & flourishes. Really.
Again the morningstruggle, shakeoffthe shroud, disentangleself, bind onethought toanother, makeofthem a crutch andstaggerinto consciousness.
"From the Dept. of Horrible Message Discipline" @abumuqawama on US VP Biden loose in a china shop again http://bit.ly/hv57nt #Afghanistan
@deppey Would that be email@example.com? (Where's my phone book?)
RT @cllr_mikeharris protest outside the Belarusian embassy in London tomorrow at 6pm to protest against mass detention of activists #electby
100 Iraqi & Iranian asylum seekers on Christmas Island wreck RT @TehranBureau The story many of us missed http://to.pbs.org/gDGRXa #iran
Favourite comics of Bo age 9: Astro Boy, Dan Dare, The Spirit, Lucky Luke, Asterix, also DC Thompson characers incl. my old Sparky comics.
@normblog @leechalmers Arja Kajermo on who to blame http://airforceamazons.blogspot.com/2009/10/three-from-arja-kajermo.html
.@Just_Shoruk BBC journalist John Sweeney on #Pilger doc #payingtheprice shorter link: http://bit.ly/h1VRge More: http://bit.ly/gmRWFX
.@Just_Shoruk BBC journalist John Sweeney on #Pilger doc #payingtheprice http://firstname.lastname@example.org/msg05999.html
One more for the list http://bit.ly/gmRWFX A legal commentary on #Pilger on #Assange http://bit.ly/fZC7ff
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!
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
@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
More stuff I read this week: NYTimes on surviving nuclear terror strike http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/16/science/16terror.html
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
More stuff I watched this week: Dirk Gently http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00wqfl2
More stuff I watched this week: Love and Death http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRAeMr1bob4
More stuff I watched this week: White House press briefing on AfPak annual review http://bit.ly/fQGPEq
More stuff I watched this week: Bob Woodward, Dave Barno, Andrew Exum @abumuqawama on Afghanistan beyond 2014 http://cs.pn/i2WJAZ ...
Older Terry Glavin piece on "how his slippery way with truth hurt his cause." http://thetyee.ca/Books/2007/04/17/MichaelMoore/ #mooreandme
RT @hurryupharry Wikileaks & Michael Moore: A Lesson In Propaganda And Mass Idiocy: a cross post by Terry Glavin #mooreandme
RT @KateHarding Oops, forgot to cc @MMFlint on this before. New post: Why I'm On Board With #mooreandme http://bit.ly/fAQlxS
RT @daveweigel: You know who we pissed off today? Taliban soldiers about to be killed by a military with openly gay troops. #win #DADT
enjoyed Blame It On Fidel, on BBC iPlayer 'til Sunday http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00wlrtc/Blame_It_on_Fidel/
Radio: stability over justice at Dayton, Jeb Sharp, How Wars End: Bosnia http://www.pri.org/theworld/?q=node/21646 (remembering R Holbrooke)
@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
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.
Saw Ben Goldacre RTed @Glinner @sophiarc1 on Pilger civ. casualty figures. As @bengoldacre calls hmself stats geek, be good to see evidence.
@Glinner @sophiarc1 wonder what Pilger's source is on civilian casualties - by Wikipedia he looks too low for WW2, too high for Vietnam
@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.)
Daytime listening choice: The Trouble with the Congo ++ The Holocaust Deniers ++ Liu Xiaobo: 'I Have No Enemies' ++ http://bit.ly/eK4z6v
Oops - remember to check your sources RT @hurryupharry : Olbermann, Assange, and the Holocaust Denier: http://bit.ly/f3Ly2D
Doublethink: ""We are trying to keep the internet open and free" by shutting down websites. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-11935539
normblog Norman Geras
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Contradictions apparent and real - commenting on an observation by @DAaronovitch - http://bit.ly/gfSOzL
Readingtoomanydumbtweetsisunhealthy. Muststop. RT @PhilipGoodbody: @CMRanapia cuba = communist country anti cuba = right wing, me thinks.
See Cutler's great Meal One, pix by Oxenbury? RT @serafinowicz: Ivor Cutler vs David Shrigley http://bit.ly/gSPrxy via @shevarova @tomgauld
Stating the should-be-obvious on due process: RT @CarlRaincoat #Assange – a different compulsion: http://bit.ly/g7RvDx #wikilieaks
SHUT UP poss. victims in name of freedom of info?! RT @NaomiAKlein Rape used in #Assange same women's freedom used invade Afgh. #wikilieaks
such simple certainty: RT @NaomiAKlein Rape being used in #Assange prosecution same way women's freedom was used to invade Afgh. #wikilieaks
Why? They pay good money up front. RT @ukhomeoffice Contribute views consultation into how we can reduce number of students who come to UK.
Ha! Ha! Ha! I'll be canonised and you'll go to Hell! http://airforceamazons.blogspot.com/2010/12/need-some-scratch.html