Coming Soon to Ireland – The Police State

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“Now you see my fists?” Fullerton police officer Manny Ramos asked Thomas while slipping on a pair of latex gloves. “Yeah, what about them?” Thomas responded. “They are getting ready to fuck you up,” said Ramos. These are the police. These are the people charged with upholding the law, protecting …

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Journalistic Integrity and the Surveillance State

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It’s been over four months since the first in an ongoing series of revelations by The Guardian. These disclosures confirmed what many so called “conspiracy theorists” had suspected, and in some cases known – a massive, covert illegal collection of almost all electronic communications by various state sanctioned entities across …

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Defecting from the Catholic Church in Ireland

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Declaration of Defection I’m looking for information regarding the policies around defection – specifically, removing my details from a list/database of baptised Catholics. Obviously, I was quite young at the time of baptism Had I been able to think critically and logically at birth, I’d have told my parents not …

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TIL; That Cher Is Dead

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Twitter confusion out of the way, Margaret Thatcher is dead.   And Cher is still 100% alive, in the broadest dictionary sense. Why do the pretty ones seem to suffer old age more than the fuglies? Contrast? God’s ultimate irony? I didn’t see Maggie get any uglier in her latter …

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TJ Cunningham – some perspective

Once in a blue moon, something will hammer home just how irrelevant everything I complain about really is. This is one of those things. TJ Cunningham was born in May 2011, and 13 months later suffered his first seizure. He was later diagnosed with a rare form of epilepsy which …

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