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Smoke on!

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Submitted by Marcus on Sat, 2010-09-25 06:07

'I always say the secret is doing things you're not told to do,' the Surgeon General said.

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Never thought I would be typing this... — by Marcus on Sun, 2010-11-07 08:57
Smoking back in bars in Netherlands — by Richard Goode on Sat, 2010-11-06 07:52
Yes, you do tend... — by Marcus on Tue, 2010-10-26 09:18

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China's Capitalist Revolution

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Submitted by Marcus on Sun, 2010-08-01 20:19

Was Deng Xiaoping a capitalist hero or a repressive dictator? This documentary tries to answer this question. It gives an insight into the evils of communism too.

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Unfortunately... — by Marcus on Tue, 2010-08-31 11:53
Looking Up — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Tue, 2010-08-31 00:34
This was a very interesting — by Jason Quintana on Mon, 2010-08-23 02:40

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Hurrah for the Scouts!

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Submitted by Marcus on Thu, 2010-07-22 11:54

Scouts embrace the Dragons' Den ethos with entrepreneur badge

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US — by BGL on Mon, 2010-08-02 12:09
Scout law and oath? — by Marcus on Sun, 2010-08-01 20:05
That's good, now all we have — by BGL on Sun, 2010-08-01 16:26

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Winnie the Pooh explains why he's a Christian with know it KNOW IT certainty

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Submitted by Marcus on Sun, 2010-07-11 15:48

A map is not a guess
An estimation or a hunch
A feeling or a foolish intuition

A map is a dependable

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Goblianity claims another life — by HWH on Tue, 2010-07-13 20:33
Ha! — by Marcus on Mon, 2010-07-12 20:24
Wow — by ding_an_sich on Mon, 2010-07-12 18:16

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BP = British Pride

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Submitted by Marcus on Thu, 2010-06-10 13:00

A strange phenomenon is taking place in the UK at the moment.

It seems that the UK public are pissed off with Obama.

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BP's evaporating oil slick leaves America without a villain — by Marcus on Sat, 2010-07-31 17:53
Cameron talks sense — by Marcus on Fri, 2010-06-25 08:34
Producing oil efficiently is moral — by Marcus on Mon, 2010-06-21 07:45

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Quote of the Day: Liam Fox, UK Defence Secretary

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Submitted by Marcus on Sun, 2010-05-23 08:53

"We are not in Afghanistan for the sake of the education policy in a broken 13th-century country. We are there so the people of Britain and our global interests are not threatened."

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Promising indeed. — by Sam Pierson on Sun, 2010-05-30 00:13
Looking good indeed! — by Lindsay Perigo on Sat, 2010-05-29 13:08
Cameron gives good speech! — by Marcus on Sat, 2010-05-29 13:03

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PM Brown is finally flushed!

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Submitted by Marcus on Tue, 2010-05-11 18:27

David Cameron will be new British Prime Minister!

Brown is tendering his resignation to the Queen, right now.

Goodbye project New Labour...and good riddance!

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'Wasteful' spending to be cut by £6.2bn — by Marcus on Mon, 2010-05-24 19:30
David Miliband says Iraq war no longer 'divisive' — by Marcus on Sat, 2010-05-22 21:02
Sounds like a hoot! — by Marcus on Sat, 2010-05-22 08:43

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Obama joins Linz's campaign against dumbed-down culture?

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Submitted by Marcus on Mon, 2010-05-10 13:17

"With iPods and iPads; Xboxes and PlayStations – none of which I know how to work – information becomes a distraction, a diversion, a form of entertainment, rather than a tool of empowerment, rather t

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Still doesn't add up though... — by Marcus on Wed, 2010-05-12 15:10
Indeed! — by Robert on Tue, 2010-05-11 23:34
Nothing Good About Obama's Speech — by Doug Bandler on Tue, 2010-05-11 22:33

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A Cabinet of Philosopher-Rulers

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Submitted by Marcus on Thu, 2010-05-06 07:37

In honour of the UK General election held today.

Who do you vote for?

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Election Results: Freedom wins! — by Marcus on Thu, 2010-05-06 11:55

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Another Terrorist Outrage in New York!

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Submitted by Marcus on Sun, 2010-05-02 08:21

Given the symbolism of the attempt on Times Square, most likely the 'usual' suspects were responsible.

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If red-haired people were the — by Doug Bandler on Fri, 2010-05-14 05:05
You're right, Doug — by atlascott on Fri, 2010-05-14 03:58
This guy should have been profiled — by Doug Bandler on Tue, 2010-05-11 22:39

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PM Brown caught with trousers down on campaign trail

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Submitted by Marcus on Wed, 2010-04-28 15:06

"Unaware that his radio mic was still connected, Mr Brown told an aide that the encounter had been "a disaster" and said he should never have been made to speak with Mrs Duffy, adding: "She was just a

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Yup — by Ross Elliot on Fri, 2010-05-07 22:49
Greg... — by Marcus on Fri, 2010-05-07 16:13

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Decline of the West - The Beginning of the End

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Submitted by Marcus on Wed, 2010-04-28 08:42
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Think.. — by gregster on Tue, 2012-07-17 10:00
Gregster... — by Marcus on Tue, 2012-07-17 09:49
Trevor Kavanagh in The Sun — by gregster on Tue, 2012-07-17 09:08

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South Park creators threatened by Islamic website

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Submitted by Marcus on Thu, 2010-04-22 11:19

So the makers of South Park caved into pressure? Or did they? Did anyone see the episode? Why did they start this thing and then not finish it? Damn shame!

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Rotten — by atlascott on Thu, 2010-05-20 22:25
Linz... — by Marcus on Thu, 2010-05-20 21:19
Marcus! — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2010-05-20 13:54

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Private Prisons Please

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Submitted by Marcus on Thu, 2010-04-15 18:05

There seems to be a lot of controversy in New Zealand regarding the moral soundness of their first private prison.

http://pc.blogspot.com/2010/04...

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Sandi... — by Marcus on Sun, 2010-04-18 15:15
"The idea that private money corrupts justice is absurd." — by Sandi on Sun, 2010-04-18 07:21
Yes, Linz they do... — by Marcus on Sat, 2010-04-17 16:02

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Drooling Beast award: Rod Liddle

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Submitted by Marcus on Sun, 2010-04-11 10:45

"Ayn Rand would have loved punk rock."

Rod Liddle in the Times on the death of Malcolm McLaren, former manager of the Sex Pistols.

Why?


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Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens plan to arrest the Pope

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Submitted by Marcus on Sun, 2010-04-11 09:31

Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens are "planning a legal ambush to have the Pope arrested during his state visit to Britain “for crimes against humanity”.

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Ditto the thanks, William. — by Ellen Stuttle on Wed, 2010-04-14 18:27
Thanks William.... — by Marcus on Wed, 2010-04-14 17:57
Fixed! — by wngreen on Wed, 2010-04-14 16:48

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Has anyone seen the new 'The Prisoner' miniseries?

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Submitted by Marcus on Sat, 2010-04-03 10:40

This AMV/ ITV collaboration was first aired last year on the AMV channel. Now it will be aired here in the UK on ITV soon, probably next month.

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Yes Linz.... — by Marcus on Sun, 2010-04-18 09:32
Oh! — by Lindsay Perigo on Sat, 2010-04-17 23:31
Marcus... — by Ross Elliot on Sat, 2010-04-17 23:16

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A SOLO Easter Egg

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Submitted by Marcus on Thu, 2010-04-01 16:23

Easter Eggs are a good old pagan non-christian tradition that celebrate fornication!

I stumbled across this famous drawing in the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford.

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A little Kiwi-Yank tongue-in-cheek bonus... — by Marcus on Fri, 2010-04-02 17:49

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B.liar finally admits it!!!

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Submitted by Marcus on Sat, 2009-12-12 16:46

Without evidence of WMD, Blair would have still thought it justified to remove Saddam Hussein.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2...

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LOL — by Ted Keer on Sun, 2009-12-20 17:19
Tony Blair: It's only in Britain that people don't like me — by Marcus on Sun, 2009-12-20 15:21
Dominic Lawson... — by Marcus on Sun, 2009-12-20 13:03

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WTF? Obama gets all Hawkish over Peace Prize!!!

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Submitted by Marcus on Thu, 2009-12-10 19:49

"I face the world as it is, and cannot stand idle in the face of threats to the American people. For make no mistake: Evil does exist in the world.

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On-job training — by Sam Pierson on Sun, 2009-12-13 05:14
The Daily Telegraph agrees — by William Scott Scherk on Sat, 2009-12-12 20:07
Daily Telegraph agrees with me... — by Marcus on Sat, 2009-12-12 16:54

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Talking about a revolution

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Submitted by Marcus on Thu, 2009-11-12 12:23

Ayn Rand got something wrong. It has been often cited (I don’t have the exact quote) that she was critical of the dystopian novel ‘1984’ because of the advanced technology of Oceania.

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The Orwellian Movement of Global Warming — by Marcus on Wed, 2009-12-09 15:47
Sharon — by 0 on Mon, 2009-12-07 15:03
Call it an idiotic fantasy... — by Marcus on Mon, 2009-12-07 09:51

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Glenn Beck KASSes!!!

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Submitted by Marcus on Thu, 2009-10-22 10:04

At the moment Glenn Beck is producing excellent shows with extraordinary monolgues. I'm sure if his views were liberal, he would be winning Emmy awards.

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Beck's new strategy: organizing events and rallies... — by Marcus on Tue, 2009-11-24 13:35
Beck discusses Saul Alinksy-Obama connection — by Marcus on Thu, 2009-11-19 11:33
Glenn Beck announces change of approach... — by Marcus on Wed, 2009-11-18 18:13

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Quote of the Day

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Submitted by Marcus on Thu, 2009-10-15 18:47

"After eight months as President he won the Nobel Prize, and after 30 minutes David won the man-of-the-match."

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All Whites qualify for World Cup!!! — by Marcus on Sat, 2009-11-14 19:50
I wouldn't mind seeing NZ in the mix, but... — by mvardoulis on Thu, 2009-10-22 00:58
'Is anyone else excited by — by PhilipD on Wed, 2009-10-21 12:59

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"The Beatles were a triumph of capitalism."

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Submitted by Marcus on Fri, 2009-09-11 11:31

Quote of the week from Daniel Finkelstein in the Times. As a fan of the Beatles music I was intr

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By the way... — by Marcus on Sat, 2009-09-12 21:40
Yoko just let the cat out of the bag — by gregster on Fri, 2009-09-11 11:46

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Celebrating 75 years of MGM musicals!

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Submitted by Marcus on Sun, 2009-08-02 11:00

Here is the BBC Prom radio concert for you to enjoy! You should be able to access this from overseas unlike the TV broadcast I watched last night.


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Glenn Beck Defends Himself

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Submitted by Marcus on Thu, 2009-07-30 09:22

Glenn Beck is in trouble again for calling Obama a racist on Fox and Friends. The MSM are baying for his blood. Is his career now on the line? He suggests it might be.

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Jenny — by Curt Holmes on Wed, 2010-09-08 16:43
He'd always be in trouble — by JennyS on Wed, 2010-09-08 08:16
I've always had trouble with — by Mark Hubbard on Wed, 2009-08-05 21:13

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Another reason Linz should go Wilde for Catholicism! :-)

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Submitted by Marcus on Fri, 2009-07-17 10:07

Some of you may remember that Lindsay Perigo told us last year that Catholicism Was Beating Objectivism's Ass ... Still?

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Dear boy — by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2009-07-17 10:19

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Pseudo-babble pomo drooling beast award.

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Submitted by Marcus on Wed, 2009-06-03 22:53

"Psychosocially positive behaviours such as admiration and indignation are more work for the brain than basic emotions such as pain response.

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It goes without saying that people lack empathy... — by Marcus on Thu, 2009-06-04 10:18
My favourite response is this one... — by Marcus on Thu, 2009-06-04 10:09

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How an individual consumer would behave if they were a Government.

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Submitted by Marcus on Sat, 2009-05-30 22:00

At least that's what I think this youtube video should be titled Smiling


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The US Airhead Generation

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Submitted by Marcus on Fri, 2009-05-22 08:48

Typical future Obama voters Smiling


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