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A Desolation called Democracy

By Anastasia , published on Feb 21, 2013

...alike have failed to satisfy them. They are the only people on earth to whose covetousness both riches and poverty are equally tempting. To robbery, butchery and rapine, they give the lying name of 'government'; they create a desolation and call it peace.....

As we approach another milestone in this sad history you might care to reflect that your country and mine, the United States and England, President George Bush and Prime Minister Tony Blair, those emperors of lying conceit, created a desolation and called it democracy. No wonder North Korea is perfecting its nuclear shield.

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Tags: iraq, tony blair, middle east, iraq war, george bush, weapons of mass destruction, nuclear weapons

Things Can Only Get Better

By Anastasia , published on May 22, 2012

I understand that Tony Blair, the former British Prime Minister, continues to be admired in the States, though I’m not entirely sure why. I suspect it’s because people do not know him the way that we know him, a man in every way even more morally bereft than former president Bill Clinton. Even in his own Labour Party he is widely despised for the damage he did while in power. I have no idea where he is these days, this rootless, cosmopolitan man, travelling the world, never resting, accursed a little like the Flying Dutchman.

So, you may ask, why is he so disliked? Norman Tebbit,... (more)

Tags: tony blair, british politics, labour government

Belgian PM is the new EU President

By Mritunjay, published on Nov 19, 2009

... style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;">The European Union today elected the Belgian Prime Minister, Herman van Rompuy as the new president to chair EU summits and represent the bloc on the world stage. This ends the speculation around the talks of who would land up the top job. Earlier the British PM, Tony Blair was being seen as the top contender to the post.

He will also have the role of a new foreign policy chief. He had emerged as the frontrunner before being selected. His appointment was cleared after Czech Republic ratified the Lisbon... (more)

Tags: france, germany, europe, eu, herman van rompuy, tony blair, belgium, britain, catherine ashton

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