Down in my local pub, I was challenged to write 50 word stories and I was given two words, 'pin' and 'derogatory' and here's what I came up with. Oh, and I had (50 minutes to do it.) unfortunately, thanks to WordPress, they've disappeared
He needed a pen, not just any pen but one that wrote long flowing graphics in what his old teacher said was the finest penmanship. Bastard, he thought, words, indeed. Fucking Dutch to him. Anatomy, my dear, he thought, embedding the pen, this'll do, twisting his thrust, you're dead, motherfucker.
There’s been lots of attention-grabbing opposition to Trump’s “Muslim ban” executive order, from demonstrations to court orders. But polls make it clear public opinion is much more mixed. Standard phone polls show small majorities opposed, while web and automated polls find small majorities continue to support it. read more
He was such a troubled boy. Everything was either fabulous or disastrous. His cup could never be half anything, full or empty. He was the dispenser of truth, the arbiter of facts and the judge of everything, it didn't matter. His problem, people said, was that he lacked a filter.
Transition team says that the president-elect’s endorsement of the controversial Dakota Access pipeline ‘has nothing to do with his personal investments’The Oceti Sakowin camp, where people have gathered to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline, in Cannon Ball, North Dakota on 29 November 2016. The Oceti Sakowin camp, where people have gathered to protest the…Read more Trump supports Dakota pipeline – but claims it’s not due to his investment in it
Tanya Cliff keeping everyone upto date
David Archambault II releases a Statement on Army Corps Decision
By Red Power Media, Staff | Nov 25, 2016
According to an email dated today, sent to David Archambault II, Chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, the US Army Corps of Engineers announced it will close the portion of federal land on which water protectors are camping in North Dakota after December 5, to protect the public amid violent confrontations between protesters and law enforcement.
The notice to evict everyone from the Oceti Sakowin Camp comes after over 100 people were injured and taken to hospital during clashes at Blackwater Bridge with police, who attacked water protectors with rubber bullets, tear gas, and mace canisters and more than 200 were reportedly treated for hypothermia after Morton County Sheriff’s Department deployed a water cannon in below-freezing temperatures on Sunday.
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It was such a splendid performance. She hasn't felt so alive for years, for thousands, of shows. This had everything, an unexpected encounter, an invitation, a secluded but deceptively spacious setting. The costume, snug enough to wear, hidden, under a coat, but sensational, revealed. When she screamed, I felt sated.