2015.03.03 Vale Jeff the T-Rex
It is almost universally felt that when we call a country democratic we are praising it; consequently, the defenders of every kind of regime claim that it is a democracy, and fear that they might have to stop using the word if it were tied down to any one meaning. - George Orwell
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RIP Dr Rowley Richards https://twitter.com/ShonaMartyn/status/571205390198706177?s=17
RIP Boris Nemtsov http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boris_Nemtsov http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-03-02/boris-nemtsov-murder-shooting-caught-on-cctv-camera/6273110 http://original.antiwar.com/justin/2015/03/01/who-killed-boris-nemtsov/
RIP Leonard Nimoy http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonard_Nimoy His last tweet: "A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP"
NDY (not dead yet) Lee Kuan Yew http://www.straitstimes.com/news/singapore/more-singapore-stories/story/mr-lee-kuan-yews-condition-improved-slightly-says-prime-
Phrase of the week
Crime and Punishment
Part 2 - Chapter 8
The Game and Coal
Back to war we go.
Crap sponsor of the week: Budweiser
Hanging Up the Boots: Marco Bresciano http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Bresciano http://www.smh.com.au/sport/soccer/socceroos-legend-mark-bresciano-announces-retirement-from-international-football-20150225-13o6ul.html
http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2522449/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_van_Praag http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Ali_bin_Al-Hussein http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luis_Figo
Another scandal tangential to that last scandal http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/wife-reveals-bowls-chiefs-affair-972822
there's more and more crap coming down the pipe ...