Category Archives: war


My thanks to the Humor Archives for this (and the photo of Tony Blair on holiday in the post below).

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Italy rules OK. OK?

Two reminders yesterday that the autonomy of the Republic of Italy isn’t a given. One. Rome’s court of assizes decided that there was no case to be made against the murderer of Nicola Calipari, the Italian secret service agent who … Continue reading

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Gays too precious to risk in combat, says General…

A little distraction from my holiday photos and observations: this is from The Onion, so you may have enjoyed it already. If you haven’t, here’s your chance.‘Gays Too Precious To Risk In Combat,’ Says General

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Tired of the same face, the same voice…

Further proof of woolly thought and self-delusion from Bush’s poodle. In an interview with the German magazine Der Spiegel, Mr Blair was asked why the public was disenchanted with him even though the economy is sound. He replied: “I’ve won … Continue reading

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They can’t even bomb straight

The Pentagon was apparently working on a gay bomb, according to this article. A bomb that would release powerful aphrodisiacs, so powerful that previously heterosexual soldiers would drop their guns and dive into each other’s camouflage trousers, rip off those … Continue reading

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Remember when Dick Cheney and Henry Kissinger wanted Iran to have its own nuclear power stations? So what’s changed? Oh right. That’s a picture of the Shah! (The poster was issued by Boston Edison in the 1970s. I found it … Continue reading

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145, and counting…

The cover of today’s Independent. In case you can’t read it, the text says: This is Kingsman Alan Jones. He was killed, aged 20, in Iraq this week, just one of the 145 British soldiers who have died in this … Continue reading

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Berlin, Belfast, Baghdad…

Good fences may make good neighbours, as Robert Frost said, but there’s little doubt that the building of a 12-foot-tall wall through the middle of a city is an indication of something more destructive than a desire for neighbourliness. Yet … Continue reading

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A man has a contract from the company making the bomber A beam at the airport A man in an airplane approaching a beam at the airport A bug hitting a light bulb A light sky blue area The painting … Continue reading

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War relief

Poached from this blog, which also has an image of what might be called extreme urban fishing. Of course, it’s far more fun if you ask them to take their helmets off first.

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