Monthly Archives: May 2005

the man who should have been pope

Today I ran across this quote from David Attenborough, maker of some of the greatest television series of the twentieth century, but also a man with sufficient all-round skills that he could have been Director-General of the BBC (he quit … Continue reading

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what the president really meant to say…

Today’s calendar sees  George Bush’s irrepressible socio-political id  thoroughly give the game away: "The vast majority of Iraqis want to live in a peaceful, free world. And we will find these people and we will bring them to justice."

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free nations don’t do what???

On the side in our kitchen we have a calendar of George W. Bushisms, given to us by my mother-in-law: peel off a daily howler from the mouth of the not-so-great man. Often they’re a bit fussy, hanging on his … Continue reading

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