pain is the staff of life


Posted in Uncategorized by ruthanzo on September 28, 2011

It’s official. Gaddafi is the new OBL (rip). He is no sooner thought to be in one place when he pops up somewhere else. Now they say he’s in S. Algeria. I guess he blends right in with his camel train and big black bedouin tent. I wonder how long this will go on? I guess as long as they need it to go on.

Last night before bed I read a first-hand account of what preceded the massacre in Beijing’s Tiananmen Sq. One Western journalist described seeing angry anti-government protesters (not peacenik students) tear the faces of 3 soldiers who had emerged from a tank. Then they smashed their skulls. I was reminded of what another journalist, this time in Hong Kong, had told us back in the 80s about the Vietnamese boat people in the harbour. He said if the Brits had not been there to protect them, the Chinese would have massacred them.


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  1. campbie said, on September 28, 2011 at 9:23 am

    Would that Colonel “Bytown” Harper would hie himself post haste into the nether sandy reaches rather than Sandy Hill. I believe OBL is an honorific bestowed by HRH

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