Here are the Blogs in the NER category.
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Saturday, 31 October 2009
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by Esmerelda Weatherwax (November 2009) More pub signs. The Ark Royal – Wells next the Sea Norfolk. The first Ark Royal was build for Sir Walter Raleigh and became the flagship of Lord High Admiral, Howard of Effingham and saw action against the Spanish Armada and at Cadiz. 350 years ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2009 4:43 PM by NER
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Saturday, 31 October 2009
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by Mohammad Asghar (November 2009) Many people have written books, treatises and articles for the purpose of defining the role that jihad is supposed to play in the lives of Muslims. Most writers have tried, in their own ways, to come up with the “true” meaning of this word, while others ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2009 4:37 PM by NER
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Saturday, 31 October 2009
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by Robert Wolfe (November 2009) One of the most ancient and the most fundamental forms of ideological hegemony is control over the calendar. For example, by dividing all time into Before and After the alleged date of the birth of Jesus Christ, the Christian religion has succeeded in introducing ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2009 4:34 PM by NER
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Saturday, 31 October 2009
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by Jack Dixon (November 2009) The following is a slightly edited excerpt from Dowding & Churchill: The Dark Side of the Battle of Britain (Pen and Sword, 2008). A recent book by Geoffrey Best, entitled Churchill and War, contains not a single word about the Battle of ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2009 4:30 PM by NER
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Saturday, 31 October 2009
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by Mary Jackson (November 2009)  It is not often that I disagree with Dutch Parliamentarian Geert Wilders. His analysis of Islam is astute, and his appreciation of its dangers for the West unrivalled among politicians. His courage and self-sacrifice are an example to us all: Wilders remains ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2009 4:26 PM by NER
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Saturday, 31 October 2009
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by Jerry Gordon (November 2009) October was a tumultuous time for Geert Wilders, leader of the Dutch Freedom Party (PVV) in the Hague Parliament. Dutch public opinion polls show Wilders and the PVV in the lead position in any future Parliamentary election. The PVV is currently the leading Dutch ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2009 4:21 PM by NER
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Saturday, 31 October 2009
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by Norman Berdichevsky (November 2009)   Denial of the Holocaust has been fittingly demolished by all sober and serious historians and the legal case won by Deborah Lipstadt and Penguin Books in a London court against the charge of libel gained world attention. The result should be a clarion ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2009 4:16 PM by NER
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Saturday, 31 October 2009
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by Amil Imani (November 2009) Islam is on its march of death on many fronts. A very dangerous front has been recently re-opened at the United Nations (UN) by the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), the largest group of nations within the UN, by introducing a new resolution. The resolution ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2009 4:12 PM by NER
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Saturday, 31 October 2009
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by Ibn Warraq (November 2009) Western art has, in the words of Roger Scruton, "continuously ventured into spiritual territory that has no place on the Christian map," and has done so with generosity, tolerance, affection, and a noble vision of universal humanity. Literature and music, ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2009 4:09 PM by NER
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Saturday, 31 October 2009
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by Rebecca Bynum (November 2009) The Third Reich in the Ivory Tower: Complicity and Conflict on American Campuses by Stephen H. Norwood Cambridge University Press, 2009 The academic attitude of high-minded impartiality which seems to hover weightlessly above the crass corpus of power politics, ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2009 4:04 PM by NER
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Saturday, 31 October 2009
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by Theodore Dalrymple (November 2009) Recently I was in public discussion on the question of poverty in Britain and how to overcome it. The poverty is relative, of course, not real destitution; but there is nonetheless no doubt as to its squalor. Among the panel on which I appeared was a very pleasant ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2009 4:00 PM by NER
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Wednesday, 14 October 2009
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Hello all, John Messner from Lexcentrics Ltd. here. I hope that you all enjoyed September’s Crossword at NER. Congratulations to Jeanette Hawkins from Allentown in Pennsylvania. It took me just over two hours to complete September's Crossword when it crossed my desk (well, a small bit of level ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/14/2009 7:04 AM by NER
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Thursday, 8 October 2009
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by Mary Jackson (Oct. 2009)  “A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine,” said Antheme Brillat Savarin.   As a dedicated trencher woman, I agree with Antheme’s apophthegm. I love my food and wine, and am one of the least likely candidates for teetotalism, vegetarianism, ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/08/2009 10:18 AM by NER
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Sunday, 4 October 2009
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- an international round table discussion by Jerry Gordon and Mike Bates (October 2009) Just as President Obama was approaching a denouement over possible Middle East peace efforts and grappling with a truculent Islamic Republic of Iran with its relentless pursuit of nuclear weapons and ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/04/2009 9:39 AM by NER
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Saturday, 3 October 2009
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by Jerry Gordon (October 2009) Kurt Westergaard, the genial, but controversial Danish cartoonist who drew the ‘cartoon that shook the Muslim world,’ has just finished a whirlwind North American Tour sponsored by the Danish and International Free Press Societies. The tour ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/03/2009 2:57 PM by NER
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Saturday, 3 October 2009
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by Nidra Poller (October 2009) Sometimes a small story sheds light on a big issue. This one almost escaped me. I skipped the item about inter-religious quarrels in Jerusalem in the breaking news column of the Figaro hours before the Kol Nidrei. I didn’t have the heart to read about Neturei ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/03/2009 2:08 PM by NER
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Thursday, 1 October 2009
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Jeannette Hawkins of Allentown, Pennsylvania was the first to successfully complete our September crossword puzzle and will receive our Nashville Symposium booklet and Geert Wilders DVD. Honorable mention goes to Michael Farr of Queensland, Australia and George McCallum of Georgia....Read More...
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Posted on 10/01/2009 7:34 AM by NER
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Thursday, 1 October 2009
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by Ibn Warraq (October 2009) (Part III of the Lockwood de Forest series. Part I is here and Part II is here.) It is very likely that Lockwood de Forest visited the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1878, which played such an important role in furthering the aims of the East Indian Arts and Crafts ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/01/2009 7:21 AM by NER
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Wednesday, 30 September 2009
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by Ares Demertzis (October 2009) He eagerly unfolded the small paper rectangle, tapping anxiously at the edge of the crease, coaxing the white crystals to tumble down to the surface of a hand mirror lying on his desk. Using the sharp blade of a pocket knife, he initiated the practiced ritual ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2009 5:45 PM by NER
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Wednesday, 30 September 2009
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by Esmerelda Weatherwax (October 2009)  Over the summer holiday I read Henry Allingham’s autobiography – Kitchener's Last Volunteer. I knew that Henry Allingham was born in Upper Clapton, the posh end of Clapton, which is now part of the London Borough of Hackney in 1896, some ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2009 5:43 PM by NER
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