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Western leaders indecisive in face of ISIS threat

So we’re off to Iraq, or back to Iraq, after all. My my. Nothing quite like geopolitics to drive home Philip K. Dick’s dictum “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, it doesn’t go away.”
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Naked truth about cybersecurity

Remember that kerfuffle when someone hacked the online naked photos of some gorgeous famous women? Oh, you do. Very interesting from the point of view of cybersecurity. I thought so myself.
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Buzzwords, bafflegab and BS

The problem of unspeech in politics seems to be getting worse. Politicians have gone from misrepresenting reality to flatly ignoring it.
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Scottish push for independence fizzles

Scots, wha hae wi’ Wallace bled, seem too bored to vote with him on Sept 18. Polls suggest their independence referendum will fizzle out amid sour grasping indifference instead of getting the vigorous “No” it deserves.
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Let bygones be bygones

You burn one White House and some people completely lose their sense of humour. We should be proud that we can look back and laugh.
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