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You have my deepest sympathy, I am worried about where your country is going, I am worried at what might come next for the subjects of King George : You are citzens no more.

As I said in Breakfast this morning ;

When Croesus visited Delphi for omens on attacking Persia he was  told "After crossing the Halys, Croesus will destroy a great empire". Did no-one remember this was a warning, not an encouragement ? I share the dread coming across the Pond that the US has crossed the Halys with this bill.

I read an interesting column in the Indpependent this morning on US Sport. It had a comment about the acquiescence of the US public towards drugs in US sport.

We are, he said, an unbelievably complacent society. We know our President is probably a war criminal and we see baseball players putting on 40lb of muscle during the off-season, yet our president is still in office and those guys are still playing pro baseball.

I confess I watched the riots in Paris with a degree of envy. You can't motivate anyone in this country to protest about anything.

keep to the Fen Causeway
by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Sat Sep 30th, 2006 at 01:34:34 PM EST

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