Tag Archives: London

Mob Mentality

Scene from London riots by “youths”

© Miri WTPOTUS 2011

London burns.  Thank goodness it can’t happen here.  Or can it?

Disturbing riots in London are variously attributed to disaffected “youths”; to anger over the shooting of a gangbanger by a policeman; to “children” engaging in hooliganism because their parents are uninvolved; to hooded political dissenters, stirred up by unions and activist groups in protest of UK anti-austerity actions; or to “flash mobs” organized via social media by thugs who want only to take things they can’t afford to buy.

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Insubordinate Military Commanders? No, Sir.

By Larry Johnson, NoQuarter  May 8, 2010

Posted By Bridgette

Obama and General McCrystal, Copenhagen Meeting October 2, 2009

US Military Hedges Bets With Obama

Readers of NoQuarter know that when it comes to my assessment of Barack Obama’s support of the military in the so-called “war” on terrorism I have given him high marks and credited him with being aggressive in going after terrorist cells. Well, the worm has turned. The military’s ability to confront terrorists, which already was limited because the terrorists don’t normally organize in ways that make them easy to hit with military assets, is now being further hindered by a combination of Obama actions and military caution. In essence the brakes are being applied and we are likely to see fewer results in the future. Why? Because the military no longer trusts Barack Obama.

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One Billion Dollar US London Embassy with Moat!

By Catherine Philp, The Times UK, Posted By Newssleuth

A model of the US Embassy in Battersea, complete with moat 30m wide and rolling parkland.

The United States has unveiled plans for its new $1 billion high-security embassy in London — the most expensive it has ever built.

The proposals were met with relief from both the present embassy’s Mayfair neighbours and the residents and developers of the Battersea wasteland where the vast crystalline cube, surrounded by a moat, will be built.

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