Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Twit Archive 1-11 June 2011


Below the fold, tweets on Libya, Syria, Afghanistan and more. Also a little art.

Above, portrait of Dido Elizabeth Belle and Lady Elizabeth Murray. Read more about the painting at Pauline’s Pirates and Privateers, English Heritage, and at Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal.



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

As war returns to #Zawiya #Libya, rewind to March report Alex Crawford, Sky j.mp/f8tzet and @jrug 1 month later bit.ly/iflfDm

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Fighting in #Zawiya #Libya Coastal road closed west of Tripoli. Crucial supply line for regime WSJ.com on.wsj.com/iDNixW via @librev2011

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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MT @elrob Terry Eagleton, Odium & the Stasi - @TimHarford goo.gl/OLptF MT @MrPaulStott Terry E & a private US uni bit.ly/maUa5D

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dannybirchall Danny Birchall
by kelliestrom

Cubist ceramic cats made by Louis Wain http://flic.kr/p/9Sp9Ve http://flic.kr/p/9Ss2VL

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Guardian: stories of massacre by #Syria wounded in #Turkey - #Iran forces accused guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jun… by @martinchulov@rachelstevenson

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bobfrombrockley Bob Gordon
by kelliestrom

The Bob From Brockley Daily is out! http://bit.ly/fqxgxu Top stories today via @kelliestrom @bickerrecord @londonreview @ibishblog

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RobertMackey Robert Mackey
by kelliestrom

Updated @thelede post includes more dramatic video of protests and clashes in Syria on Friday http://nyti.ms/kUWU7F

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Beautiful, fantastic, and grotesque drawings by Sidney Sime monsterbrains.blogspot.com/2011/06/sidney… thanks to @AeronAlfrey

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm


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@chrisalbon @bungdan When anyone can get their own drone, suicide bombers are going to seem so old-fashioned.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Sally Armstrong on #women's progress in #Afghanistan bit.ly/kLkEai via Terry Glavin bit.ly/lix1VW

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gabrielmilland Gabriel Milland
by kelliestrom

Not sure this revelation leaves Sy Hersh's "Iran doesn't want nukes" NYer piece from last week in a terribly good light goo.gl/v67tG

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@ThinkStrat The @prospect_uk piece is from Sept'09. In Sept'10 they ran a cover:"Meet the Taliban - Not as bad as you think". And next Sept?

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DougSaunders Doug Saunders
by kelliestrom

Which country takes the most refugees? Probably not who you think. http://bit.ly/lXdHBW

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bintbattuta bint battuta
by kelliestrom

Sketches from 1970 Black Panther trials http://is.gd/8E9ipB

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bengidley Ben Gidley
by kelliestrom

The Ben Gidley Weekly is out! http://bit.ly/gjpuRf Top stories today via @brockleycentral @opendemocracy @comm_links @heindehaas

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EANewsFeed EA WorldView
by kelliestrom

"Body after body" of killed and injured rebels near #Misrata, #Libya http://bit.ly/jO31SH #p2 #tcot #Arabspring #NATO

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blakehounshell Blake Hounshell
by kelliestrom

Awesome sign in Libya: “WE WANT A COUNTRY OF INSTITUTIONS” tnr.com/article/world/…

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bobfrombrockley Bob Gordon
by kelliestrom

Ken Livingstone says Boris's top aide is like Ratko Mladic blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/andrewgil… via @JamesCleverly

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Pirate Pauline today on Dido, late of this locality bit.ly/ly4liJ Saw a good exhibit on her at Kenwood Hse in '07 bit.ly/mjcP1j

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Many #Libya money stories today feb17.info no wonder China's repositioning MT @feb17libya The Post-Gaddafi Boom bit.ly/jHMx1Y

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

"Counterpunch is, er, controversial" - a Wikipedia nightmare, by @bobfrombrockley - bit.ly/mwPeUC

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@ianarchiebeck Mine eyeballs vvill be poised to pounce!

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martinchulov Martin Chulov
by kelliestrom

The ongoing appeasement of Assad is emboldening him. A UN condemnation says more about what the UN can't do #Syria

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Gita Sahgal on rape in war, and on ICC Libya investigation http://www.libyafeb17.com/2011/06/video-bbc-rape-is-used-as-a-weapon-of-war/

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modernityblog modernity blog
by kelliestrom

In Visegrad 1992. http://wp.me/p4XPG-3tw

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Business minded realism RT @blakehounshell China leaning toward the Libyan TNC af.reuters.com/article/libyaN…

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acarvin Andy Carvin
by kelliestrom

'Gay Girl In Damascus:' A Personal Friend Sifts Through What's Real http://n.pr/iMEpkY #amina

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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A sound plan MT @AeronAlfrey ... now to make a short horror comic with dungeons, floating ghoul heads and an assortment of maniac beasts.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Young @ianarchiebeck blogging since March only, but already the archive overwhelms. Here selected works by John Held Jr http://bit.ly/mkQhou

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BBCKimGhattas Kim Ghattas
by kelliestrom

RT @BBCWorld: 1,000 Syrians crossed into Turkey overnight, raising total nbr of refugees in country to 1,600, Turkish official to AP

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bobfrombrockley Bob Gordon
by kelliestrom

The Bob From Brockley Daily is out! http://bit.ly/eSvqH7 Top stories today via @bickerrecord @martinbright @lindasgrant @goldsmithsucu

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LibyaFeb17_com LibyaFeb17.com
by kelliestrom

New large attack launched against Misrata right now and the city has come under heavy shelling - #libya #feb17 - goo.gl/yVhCx

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alphaleah Leah McElrath
by kelliestrom

#SYRIA : Pics of Syrian-Amer Blogger Called into Question on.wsj.com/iMepSc We'll see how this plays out. Until then #FreeAmina

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channel4news Channel 4 News
by kelliestrom

Libyan Eman al-Obeidi's treatment in Qatar "outrageous", #c4news learns: http://bit.ly/kVQXgT

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TimHarford Tim Harford
by kelliestrom

Here's @glinner on that v weird @r4today discussion. Makes good points about manufactured disagreement: http://goo.gl/jmGvu HT @bengoldacre

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intelwire J.M. Berger
by kelliestrom

This is quite the correction, and quite the cautionary tale about Twitter http://intelwire.net/jxOqZD

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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MT @bobfrombrockley George Galloway's Denial of Tiananmen Square azarmehr.blogspot.com/2011/06/gallow… 57000 useful idiots on Galloway fan page, by @potkazar

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

An Iranian's experience of dealing with Turkish staff at the US Embassy in Ankara http://bit.ly/j9jbhG - #jobsworth #kafka

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Listening To Afghans For A Change - Terry Glavin post on Letters to my Daughters, book by Fawzia Koofi http://bit.ly/mtu5Pw - #Afghanistan

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Cycling in South London with Toulouse-Lautrec http://tinyurl.com/6bxqhe4 via The @bobfrombrockley Daily http://bit.ly/eSvqH7

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@blakehounshell @tomgara Core of story is trade goes on wherever possible. Not surprise, in Blitz some firebombs recovered 'Made in UK 1938'

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Our lives avoided tragedy http://tigerloaf.wordpress.com/2011/06/06/pantoum-of-the-great-depression/ Simply by going on and on

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Reuters: Gaddafi aides present car crash baby as NATO victim feb17.info/news/gaddafi-a… via @Feb17Libya No evidence 4 regime claims on NATO deaths

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JustAmira Amira Al Hussaini
by kelliestrom

Syria: ‘Gay Girl in Damascus' Seized globalvoicesonline.org/2011/06/06/syr… via @globalvoices #Amina #FreeAmina

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Rex Whistler jacket art for Seven Gothic Tales http://bit.ly/kPgLXX compare Penguin cropped version http://amzn.to/lrfv6o via @ianarchiebeck

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Hell is in the head: 1920s Boris Aronson designs for the Yiddish Unser Theater, the Bronx http://www.michaelspornanimation.com/splog/?p=2653

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Irish nationalism's part in history of submarine war http://www.hnsa.org/ships/fenian.htm More: http://www.submarine-history.com/NOVAtwo.htm

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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John Pilger & Rwanda via @MaxDunbar1 @OliverKamm added to the Pilger link list http://airforceamazons.blogspot.com/2009/10/pilger-links.html

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MaxDunbar1 Max Dunbar
by kelliestrom

Does John Pilger endorse Rwanda genocide deniers? A genocide PhD asks tiny.cc/qjwxy /via @OliverKamm

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gregorydjohnsen GregorydJohnsen
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@blakehounshell @azelin speaking of high journalism there is this from the NYT http://nyti.ms/lQmtxU lampooned here http://bit.ly/jj3ZbG

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Great collection of historical submarine plans: http://www.heiszwolf.com/subs/plans/plans.html - includes first German U-boat, U1 from 1906.

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abumuqawama Andrew Exum
by kelliestrom

Note to all those partisans tweeting on Israel or the Palestinians: you're unfailingly making me sympathize with the other side.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Sietske in Shatila to get Palestinian recipes http://bit.ly/m34Fb2 and from 2007, Right of Return (to Nahr el-Bared) http://bit.ly/lEb2hp

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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.@fleshisgrass US do something, is bad. US do nothing, is bad. That's "critical analysis" by "the 82 year old has been" http://bit.ly/mvJ60x

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@kelliestrom "wars unnoticed" huh. Well Chomsky can take a lot of credit for that. Peace prize winner my arse.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Prof Chomsky's unfailing courage rewarded with hand-made glass trophy, lots of money, slap up meal http://bit.ly/mvJ60x via @johnpaulpagano

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Peace is distant prospect as Chomsky spends more time catching up with friends' enviable lifestyle, via @johnpaulpagano http://bit.ly/mvJ60x

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Apaches & @WilliamJHague in Benghazi: "..there isn't a political solution that involves Gaddafi being at head of Libya" gu.com/p/2phad/tw

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Oscar Grillo improves upon Constant Permeke's binocular art http://bit.ly/lC327R Sometimes it's good the other way too http://bit.ly/mydhuh

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Gathering #Yemen tweets http://www.curated.by/meedan/yemen - and as ever see @acarvin for more retweets.

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monaeltahawy Mona Eltahawy
by kelliestrom

So now it's confirmed that #Saleh has gone to #Saudi for treatment. Are #Yemenis celebrating or too early? May he never return!!

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Following 1 June tweet, more on Paul Julian and his art for The Hangman by Maurice Ogden http://bit.ly/kq82zS at end of today's Splog post.

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NTC_of_Libya NTC Media
by kelliestrom

NTC will support the aspirations of the Palestinian people to achieve their inalienable rights & desires to establish an independent state

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NTC_of_Libya NTC Media
by kelliestrom

Mr. Levy was received as a Special Envoy from the President of France & relations with Israel were never discussed in meetings with #NTC

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NTC_of_Libya NTC Media
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Mr. Mustafa Abdul Jalil declared that he was surprised by Mr. Levy's comments..#Libya #NTC #Tripoli

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DavidKenner DavidKenner
by kelliestrom

@NTC_of_Libya responding to BHL's claim that he delivered msg from rebels to Bibi that they wld normalize ties http://tinyurl.com/3j5ffmv

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Like that too: "UCU and the siren call of “my enemy’s enemy” MT @rob_marchant a link to my own piece (from LabourList) http://bit.ly/iwdGE1

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

From Ukraine to Russia to The Daily Mail - Mick Hartley on "The Chain of Misinformation, or How Journalism Works " http://bit.ly/liiSOz

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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RT @ShababLibya Libya: UK Apache helicopters used in Nato attacks http://goo.gl/8tn5T #Libya

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Substantial worthwhile read RT @rob_marchant One last #ff @bengidley and a plug for his fine article on UCU and racism http://bit.ly/iCwAgb.

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GoshComics Gosh! Comics
by kelliestrom

Speaking of lovely objects, we've also got copies of Two Sentences by our own @barnabydraws & Tanya Meditzky! http://bit.ly/inMprf

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nytimesworld NYTimes World
by kelliestrom

Former Spy Chief Questions Israeli Leaders’ Judgment http://nyti.ms/isfTLP

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm


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@abumuqawama Yes but, no but! Now if you'd written "I fail to see what regime type in Syria & Egypt SHOULD have to do with.. "

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New post, with recommended reading, on the UCU anti-Semitism debacle: http://martininthemargins.blogspot.com/2011/06/moving-goalposts.html

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Four by Francis Wheen from 1998-2000, reminder of some views on left & right in UK during Bosnia war http://bit.ly/mlcWmj via @hurryupharry

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bobfrombrockley Bob Gordon
by kelliestrom

The Bob From Brockley Daily is out! http://bit.ly/eSvqH7 Top stories today via @madammiaow @kirkleesunity @deptforddame @contraryletters

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Jeepster http://youtu.be/8wOsOsGIndc remixed with pix from Jackie - particularly like the ending.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Uses for junk mail - drawings by John Cuneo http://www.drawger.com/johncuneo/?article_id=12306

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Polish edition of Erich Kästner's The 35th of May with illustrations by Bohdan Butenko http://www.book.hipopotamstudio.pl/?p=2390 via @drawn

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

From 1964, moody animation art by Paul Julian for The Hangman http://one1more2time3.wordpress.com/2011/06/01/paul-julian-9/

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Hey ho. RT @SmithSofia @kelliestrom would you like to get blocked too? I read it and strongly disagree! Do not message me again!

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@SmithSofia What did you disagree with? Any particular point of fact?

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Pity you didn't read the link & respond. http://wp.me/p4XPG-3gM RT @SmithSofia @modernityblog You are blocked modernity blog! (@Dima_Khatib)

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jilliancyork Jillian C. York
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My latest for Index on Censorship » The dark side of the Syrian internet indexoncensorship.org/2011/06/the-da…

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bobfrombrockley Bob Gordon
by kelliestrom

The Bob From Brockley Daily is out! http://bit.ly/eSvqH7 Top stories today via @goldsmithsucu @kenanmalik @bickerrecord @potkazar

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Two from The Fat Man on #Libya: "Cassandras" http://bit.ly/kjg0Iz and "It's really all about..." http://bit.ly/lmiztE

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Ready for helicopters: RT @fieldproducer Guardian: SAS veterans helping NATO identify Gaddafi targets in Misrata http://bit.ly/iRX7uw #Libya

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