The British Armed Forces: going beyond being the respectable Wehrmacht

First appeared at Luikkerland, 06 Jun 2011 Over the weekend came news that newly deployed British attack helicopters were used in Libya for the first time. The BBC has an interview with one of the pilots involved here. What is enormously significant in this interview is the way that the pilot is not identified and has his face obscured from full view More...

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By P W Laurie On Thursday, March 22nd, 2018
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Parsons Green: the anatomy of an explosion

In advance of an article about the recent trial of the “Cartoon Jihadist”, Ahmed Hassan, this page will host images to be referred to in said future article. The intention is to avoid having the text interrupted More...

By P W Laurie On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Cartoonish terror plot gang jailed for being archetypal bogeymen, UK’s security apparatus also clownish

With the usual sort of very convenient timing, ahead of whatever Trump is going to announce about a relocation of the US Embassy to Jerusalem, and along with the stories of three days of subsequent Muslim rage that More...

By P W Laurie On Monday, August 28th, 2017
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Britain’s got the Total Politics Factor and Possibly a New Celebrity Jesus Christ Soapstar Superstar Strictly on Ice

First published at Luikkerland, 22nd September 2011 I never heard of the Total Politics blogging awards until a little bird told me that at least one vote had been registered for this site. Sure, I remember now More...

By P W Laurie On Sunday, February 5th, 2017
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Friday night match result: British Public 1 Big Society 0

First published April 29, 2011 at Orphans of Liberty Katie Fraser seems to know what is quintessentially British; “the street party,” she writes in a BBC online story “is about as British as it More...

By P W Laurie On Sunday, January 15th, 2017
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Bill Cooper on Whitewater

Drug-running, money laundering, murder and media cover-up, in these episodes of the Hour of the Time, Bill Cooper is thorough in detailing the nefarious activities of the Clintons in their early political careers, More...

By P W Laurie On Saturday, August 13th, 2016
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The State is Running at Capacity

In 2011, I attempted to critique “The Plan” by Carswell & Hannan. After 3 installments I’d had enough… First Published on Luikkerland website, Tue, 20 Sep 2011 This is the third instalment of section-by-section More...

By P W Laurie On Saturday, August 13th, 2016
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Virtual Government

In 2011, I attempted to critique “The Plan” by Carswell & Hannan. After 3 installments I’d had enough… First Published on Luikkerland website, Wed, 14 Sep 2011 This is the second instalment of section-by-section More...

By P W Laurie On Saturday, August 13th, 2016
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Why Everyone Hates Politicians

In 2011, I attempted to critique “The Plan” by Carswell & Hannan. After 3 installments I’d had enough… First Published on Luikkerland website, Sun, 04 Sep 2011 This is the first instalment More...

By P W Laurie On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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Archive: Election hogwash stores trouble for Libya

First published 10 Jul 2012, Luikkerland site. The Libyan elections, lauded in corporate-media where a ridiculous attempt is being made to hail a victory for “liberalism”, are not as they seem. A turnout More...