Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
And a merry Xmas to you too, Frank.

Minor nitpick : I think you'll find that Bennie the Rat doesn't need any help from advisors to put the H8 on te gay. As a fully paid up zealot, he can do that all by himself.

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Mon Dec 22nd, 2008 at 02:59:07 PM EST
Many thanks, and the same to you.

As for the Boomtown Rats singer, he doesn't like the gay ecology because he can't get his Geld off

notes from no w here

by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Mon Dec 22nd, 2008 at 05:15:43 PM EST
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it's been great sharing a blog table with you this last year, frank, you add so much to ET, i wouldn't know where to start.

so glad you didn't fade away, like it looked you might, for a while.

looking forward to hearing more from you this coming year.

sound, sterling stuff...

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Mon Dec 22nd, 2008 at 08:51:51 PM EST
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It's been great blogging with you too Melo.  How are your sustainable energy projects progressing?  Maybe we should start a poetry series to accommodate the more artistic amongst us.  Too much hard nosed politics and economics can make a stone of the heart...

notes from no w here

by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Tue Dec 23rd, 2008 at 06:46:34 AM EST
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Actually, Helen, slightly related to Frank's diary here, Obama apparently may be on the verge of appointing the first openly gay Secretary of the Navy.  Either he wants a fight on DADT (merely floating it probably signals that much), or he's horribly naive.  And, as our...erm...Dear Leader is a good little Chicagoan, I tend to think the former.  It was in the big Long Island paper -- Newsday?  Marek? -- this past weekend.

Not saying it necessarily means anything, but just saying.  I may yet prove you wrong on your Blair parallels.

Be nice to America. Or we'll bring democracy to your country.

by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Mon Dec 22nd, 2008 at 07:51:11 PM EST
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