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The following appears as an op-ed in the Washington Post. It was co-written by France’s minister of foreign affairs, Britain’s foreign secretary, Germany’s federal minister for foreign affairs,
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 97 comments on Fri Jan 23, 2015 at 03:58 PM PST with 178 Recommends
2015 as you probably know will see the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta. Today marks perhaps an even more important event. On January 20, 1265 Simon de Montfort called the first true ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Jan 20, 2015 at 02:15 PM PST with 16 Recommends
This is just silly. Alex Nash, a five-year-old from Cornwall, England, was invited to a birthday party. His parents accepted, then realized they had plans for Alex to spend time with his ...
by FaithGardner
Comment Count 41 comments on Tue Jan 20, 2015 at 07:20 AM PST with 17 Recommends
This is not a deep question. We’ve all had the usual holiday gatherings and celebrations, and may now be ready for some quiet reflection. Or that’s my premise. And anyway, my furnace is non-...
by Zwenkau
Comment Count 65 comments on Fri Jan 02, 2015 at 07:17 AM PST with 30 Recommends
Captain Peacock are you available? Mrs. Slocombe: "You know, this sort of thing just isn't fair on my pussy. She has a go at the furniture if I'm not there prompt." Mrs Slocombe: It's a wonder ...
by annieli
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Dec 24, 2014 at 03:35 PM PST with 16 Recommends
News Sunday that Sir Elton John has now married his civil partner David Furnish. Sir Elton and David were among the first to have a civil partnership ceremony in the UK in 2005. Although the law ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2014 at 06:47 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Before Laverne Cox landed the role of Sophia Burset on Orange is the New Black ... I played hookers a lot. That was the scope of what was available for trans actors. When I got the [OITNB] script, ...
by rserven
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Dec 10, 2014 at 04:00 PM PST with 41 Recommends
Getting passed around on Twitter and Facebook today is the heartwarming image of the new-and-improved birth announcement for Elizabeth Anne Bogert (b. 1995). Bogert told his parents that he was ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 80 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2014 at 01:38 PM PST with 438 Recommends
I recently visited London, United Kingdom (UK) with my daughter, Casandra for a whistle-stop tour. We embarked on a last minute trip in order to see “SLAM THE TOUR” a Bollywood musical ...
by Marina Asbury
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 07:15 PM PST with 3 Recommends
T-Mobile is not as big as Verizon or AT&T but they have all of the class that the latter two have:
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 95 comments on Thu Nov 20, 2014 at 08:43 AM PST with 93 Recommends
A flood of poppies in ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2014 at 09:04 AM PST with 5 Recommends
I've spent today nursing a mild cold but yesterday spend half the morning in hospital. They had an ebola scare last week and there were "latest infection alert status" posters all over; I'd started ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Oct 22, 2014 at 05:52 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
The House of Commons debate on recognizing Palestinian statehood is striking in both quality and content. I would recommend reading it in full. Perhaps we should send some members of our House of ...
by subir
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Oct 24, 2014 at 08:02 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Remember, remember the 5th of November: Gunpowder, treason, and plot. We see no reason why the gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot. Today, on Guy Fawkes Day, people in Britain are celebrating ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 01:15 PM PST with 24 Recommends
It is one of the longest-running debates in the history of mountain-climbing: who really was the first European to climb Mt Everest? The first people we know to have successfully climbed to the ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 31 comments on Tue Jan 13, 2015 at 12:53 PM PST with 15 Recommends
The people have spoken, more or less. Scotland will remain a part the UK for another generation. You might have heard that Scotland recently held a referendum on voting for its independence from ...
by Randle Aubrey
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Sep 19, 2014 at 09:15 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Live blog for a couple of hours as coverage begins with the close of the polls BBC coverage: http://www.bbc.com/news/events/scotland-decides/live #indyref The latest research by Opinium, ICM and ...
by annieli
Comment Count 85 comments on Thu Sep 18, 2014 at 02:39 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
The pro-independence Scots say, "Don't worry about the currency, we can still use the British pound sterling. And if that falls through, we can probably use the euro." The pro-union Scots say, "The ...
by HeyMikey
Comment Count 80 comments on Thu Sep 18, 2014 at 07:57 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
On line bookmakers Betfair are so confident that the result of the referendum on Scottish independence will be "No" that they have already paid out bets that this would be the result. The firm ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Sep 17, 2014 at 04:51 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
If you're thinking a post on Scotland's independence referendum seems like an odd topic for a US-centric blog and you don't see how it applies to anything that interests you, fair point. I quite ...
by ericf
Comment Count 83 comments on Sun Sep 14, 2014 at 08:51 PM PDT with 8 Recommends