Daily Archives: 6 April, 2008

Foreign Stormtroopers Invade London

  How welcome do you think a pack of Nazi Stormtroopers (SA, aka “Brownshirts”) would have been in London in, say the summer of 1939, a few months after Kristallnacht, when all the world knew of Germany’s escalating purges, disenfranchisement … Continue reading

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China’s Flaming Bag of Poo on Britain’s Doorstep

The Torch will visit London today.   At least among the civilians, its arrival will not be especially welcome. An American friend of ours once told us about a bizarre American custom of filling a paper bag with poop, setting it on … Continue reading

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