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For the second time in seven months, I’m sitting here in front of my screen, downhearted, thinking, “REALLY, Quebec City? REALLY?” Reports of “a left-wing protest” that disrupted traffic and sent flares, glass bottles, chairs and ink bombs flying through a … Continue reading

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Obligatory New Year post 2/2: Year in Review

*EDITED, Jan. 1, 11:00 p.m.* 2016 was a tough year. Ever since the deaths of Alan Rickman, David Bowie and Prince practically coincided with the Brussels airport bombings, the Zika crisis and the Fort McMurray wildfires, everything is 2016’s fault. … Continue reading

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ignorant isolated inhuman

Originally posted on Mediterranean:
It is difficult for me to understand comments on twitter or Facebook of some. Difficult to digest that some people react in an extremely nasty ugly and radical way on our tweets about 112 children women…

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Safe Passage Christmas

I love Christmas carols. Except one. I’ve always hated “Do they know it’s Christmas.”  For multiple reasons: The victims of the Ethiopian famine that inspired the original song were Copts, so they bloody well did know it was Christmas. No, there … Continue reading

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Put Your Coffee Down and Do It

Originally posted on dianebakermasonblog:
So. About Aleppo. About the city in Syria. Yes, I know it’s far away; yes, I know we have Christmas and Trump and road tolls to think about here. Yes, I know we’ve been distracted by…

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Père Noël, Père Noël, achète-moi des bébelles…ou pas.

Père Noël, Père Noël, achète-moi des bébelles, J’en ai eu, j’en veux plus, traine-les dans la rue… Les variations de “traine-les dans la rue” sont nombreuses. Commençant avec “sacre-les dans ton cul…” Là, j’ai un autre: “On peut tous faire … Continue reading

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Envie de partager ce texte

Originally posted on Kalimera:
Michele Farina, journaliste au Corriere della Sera, a imaginé ce dialogue entre quatre jeunes morts en cherchant à atteindre l’Italie. Abraham, 23 ans, est mort en octobre 2013. Amin, 14 ans, en septembre 2014. Raghad, 11…

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