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INTRODUCTION

INTRODUCTION Contents Establishing the Inquiry ………………………………………………………………………………………….2 Purpose of the Inquiry …………………………………………………………………………………………….2 Support to the Inquiry Committee …………………………………………………………………………3 Avoiding conflicts of interest …………………………………………………………………………………4 The Inquiry’s approach ………………………………………………………………………………………….5 Initial meetings ………………………………………………………………………………………………………5 Issues not addressed by the Inquiry …………………………………………………………………….6 Hearings …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………8 Written evidence … Continue reading

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DEVELOPMENT OF UK STRATEGY AND OPTIONS, SEPTEMBER 2000 TO SEPTEMBER 2001

SECTION 1.2 DEVELOPMENT OF UK STRATEGY AND OPTIONS, SEPTEMBER 2000 TO SEPTEMBER 2001 Contents Introduction ……………………………………………………………………………………………..188 Before September 2000 ……………………………………………………………………………….188 Review of the UK’s strategy on Iraq, autumn 2000 ……………………………………………..192 JIC Assessment, 1 November 2000: ‘Iraq: Prospects for Co-operation’ …………………….197 … Continue reading

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DEVELOPMENT OF UK STRATEGY AND OPTIONS, JANUARY TO APRIL 2002 – “AXIS OF EVIL” TO CRAWFORD

SECTION 3.2 DEVELOPMENT OF UK STRATEGY AND OPTIONS, JANUARY TO APRIL 2002 – “AXIS OF EVIL” TO CRAWFORD Contents Introduction and key findings ……………………………………………………………………….387 President Bush’s “axis of evil” speech and the UK response …………………………………388 No.10’s response, mid-February 2002 …………………………………………………………….397 … Continue reading

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NYTimes: A Wave of Harassment After Trump’s Victory

A Wave of Harassment After Trump’s Victory Anna North TAKING NOTE NOV. 18, 2016 Photo Messages posted after Election Day on the “subway therapy” wall at the Union Square station in New York City. Credit George Etheredge for The New … Continue reading

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Owning our Shit (or: Hilary Didn’t Let Us Down, We Failed Her)

Gentle Reader – Adrian says what I have been thinking better than I. How could we ? Stay home ? Not vote ? Carp about Hilary’s flaws ? Complain about her changing positions ? (don’t serious people change their positions … Continue reading

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You’ve Got to Be Kidding – A Parody

Gentle Reader – Sometimes laughter is the best way to make the pain and sorrow abate, if only for a short time. This really is Hilaryous. (Sorry !) ————————————————— Hillary Clinton [parody] 45th President of the United States, patriarchy smasher, … Continue reading

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Can Trump Save Their Jobs ? They’re Counting on it

Gentle Reader – The first, by no means last, profound disappointment we will see with the election of this man. Three items are particularly poignant: 1. Carrier Executives have said too bad so sad, we’re leaving; 2. The increase in … Continue reading

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Post-election empathy

Gentle Reader – it may be me, my own flawed character or even lack of “pedigree”, but I’ve thought for years that way too much attention is given the brainiacs on the East Coast. Here is a beautiful and haunting … Continue reading

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Pregnancy and “Legitimate Rape” – What DOES this Mean ?

Representative Todd Akin (Republican, Missouri) asserted on FOX (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dw6j-weI5FE) that “..women’s bodies have ways…” to prevent pregnancy after rape; to “shut down” pregnancy after rape.  He asserts in the TV interview that   “…What I understand from Doctors…” is that after … Continue reading

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Playing Games with the Health of Women

Let’s play a game. In this game, I have figured out a way to prevent something like 400,000 abortions per year. In this game, you would assume, wouldn’t you, that having worked out a way to eliminate the need for … Continue reading

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