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2020 Oct 25 - 1:00am
Most of the commentators on yesterday's post were right. It was the Russian President Vladimir Putin who said this: Many of us read The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry when we were children and remember what the main character...
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2020 Oct 25 - 12:53am
Most of the commentators on yesterday's post were right. It was the Russian President Vladimir Putin who said this: Many of us read The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry when we were children and remember what the main character...
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2020 Oct 24 - 12:43am
Guess who said this: Many of us read The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry when we were children and remember what the main character said: “It’s a question of discipline. When you’ve finished washing and dressing each morning, you...
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2020 Oct 23 - 12:04am
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2020 Oct 22 - 2:21pm
Washington Post, November 19, 2017 Justice Department pushing Iran-connected charges in HBO hack, other cases Last month, national security prosecutors at the Justice Department were told to look at any ongoing investigations involving Iran or Iranian nationals with an eye...
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2020 Oct 21 - 10:15pm
As we had expected the ceasefire in the war on Nagarno-Karabakh did not hold. Azerbaijani units, supported by Turkish mercenaries from Syria, have gained new ground (yellow, blue) on the lower grounds of the southern front. via ISW news -...
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2020 Oct 21 (All day)
The Trump administration wants to abandon all nuclear arms treaties with Russia. It has already left the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty that restricted some classes of shorter range nuclear weapons. It left the Open Sky treaty which allowed for verification...
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2020 Oct 19 - 11:03pm
It seems that Elon Musk has lost the election in Bolivia: Even Morales’ nemesis, the rightwing interim president, Jeanine Áñez, conceded the left had come out on top. “We do not yet have the official count, but the data we...
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2020 Oct 18 - 9:09pm
Last week's posts at Moon of Alabama: October 12 - Not News But A Juicy Collection Of Narratives - How The New York Times Failed Its Readers Related: How star reporter’s Syria podcast sent New York Times into crisis -...
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2020 Oct 17 - 11:31pm
Over the last years the U.S. and its EU puppies have ratcheted up their pressure on Russia. They seem to believe that they can compel Russia to follow their diktat. They can't. But the illusion that Russia will finally snap,...
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2020 Oct 16 - 9:51pm
Today the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that Great Britain is now preparing for a no-deal divorce from the European Union: The UK has to "get ready" for no trade deal with the EU, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has...
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2020 Oct 16 - 1:09am
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