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Cold Warrior

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Home country: USA
Current location: London, UK
Member since: Sun Aug 24, 2014, 06:49 AM
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And I'll be in Scotland afore ye

Just pulling out of King's Cross on my way to Glasgow for Monday morning meetings. Long journey via Edinburgh as the West Coast line is shut at Carlilse due to a washed out bridge. Adds an hour to the journey!

Could go by plane but the train journey allows me to relax, get a bit of reading in, and enjoy the scenery north of Newcastle -- beautiful views of the North Sea.

Money for nothin'

and the chicks for free (Ha! Not unless you're a rocker or a footballer )


Maher: Brilliant Commentary on American Extremes (Left and Right)

"It's the government's job to protect a lot of things, but your feelings ain't one of them."


Dow corrects -- Cons go full Obamabebad

Let's recap:

2001 Clinton hands over to GWB - Dow at 10,650
2009 GWB hands over to Obama - Dow at 7950
Today 2016 - Dow just short of 16,000

Hypocrites!

Top 5 Things to do in Paducah

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g39725-Activities-Paducah_Kentucky.html

1. The National Quilt Museum
2. Floodwall Murals
3. Paducah Riverwalk
4. Bob Noble Park
5. Purple Toad Winery

Sheriff Joe, where are you Sheriff Joe?

Bring the posse, Sheriff Joe. Bring Pam and bring Jerome. We need you to save the country from this furner!!!



F**king hypocrites

Blowback for Saudi execution of al-Nimr

Qatif is a Shia community neighbouring Dammam where many of Saudi's oil refineries and shipping facilities are. I worked for a year just north on the eastern coast in Jubail and can attest to the large Shia community and their hatred of the Sunni royal family. At the time, it was a law that Shias could only progress to certain levels in government positions and no further.

Nimr al-Nimr execution: Former Iraq PM al-Maliki says death will 'topple Saudi regime'

The former prime minister of Iraq, Nuri al-Maliki, has said that the execution of the prominent Shi'ite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr by Saudi Arabia will be the downfall of the Gulf kingdom's government.
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Hundreds of armoured vehicles were sent to Qatif in Saudi Arabia to contain protests in response to the execution, while demonstrators in Bahrain have been tear-gassed.

Several protests have taken place in majority Shia Qatif and in Bahrain, following the execution of Sheikh al-Nimr and 46 others for ‘terrorism offences’.

Demonstrators carrying pictures of the Shi’ite cleric were involved in a clash with police in the Bahraini village of Abu-Saiba, where dozens were tear-gassed, according to witnesses
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http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/nimr-al-nimr-execution-protesters-tear-gassed-in-bahrain-after-saudi-arabia-carries-out-death-a6793761.html
Posted by Cold Warrior | Sun Jan 3, 2016, 03:23 AM (3 replies)

Subtitles

This has been around for a while so many of you will have seen it. For those that haven't, enjoy; for those who have, enjoy again!


Posted by Cold Warrior | Fri Jan 1, 2016, 08:05 AM (1 replies)

Happy New Year to All from London


Posted by Cold Warrior | Fri Jan 1, 2016, 01:14 AM (2 replies)
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