Thursday, December 06, 2018

St Mikulas - Two Faces

“When dealing with two faced people, it is difficult to know which face is uglier, the real one or the manufactured one.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

  “Long books, when read, are usually overpraised, because the reader wishes to convince others and himself that he has not wasted his time.”
― E.M. Forster, Aspects of the Novel Via Doorstopper Cold River 

The 10 Worst Christmas Songs of All Time.

Parents teach their children that by not standing out too much, they’ll be safe. It’s why Czech under communism people tended to look alike.

World's 'scariest' Christmas tradition? Czech Santa arrives with the arrives with the DEVIL to take away bad children in a sack...

ADL – “Books Matter. Books have the potential to create lasting impressions. They have the power to instill empathy, affirm children’s sense of self, teach about others, transport to new places and inspire actions on behalf of social justice.” Users may search the more than 750 recommended books, as well as browse using these topics

Make Use Of: “Google Sheets is a popular Microsoft Excel alternative. As with other Google tools, the Sheets is a core part of Google Drive. In this article, we have taken the liberty to dive deep and unearth a handful of super useful Google Sheets tricks that you may have never heard before. These Google Spreadsheet tricks are simple enough to learn and remember…”

I did not order iron bar beating, alleged tax evasion mastermind tells ...

Underlining the significance of the examinations, ATO Assistant Commissioner Ian Read was in court ...

It’s a Political Thriller’: ‘The Panama Papers’’ Alex Winter on Tackling Global Corruption

O'Donnell, Chris --- "Fruit of the Poisonous Tree: Evidence Derived from Illegally or Improperly Obtained Evidence by Kerri Mellifont" [2011] NSWBarAssocNews 25; (2011 ...

Informer 3838: Lawyer poisoned the tree, next question is how far its fruit will fall - The Age

Informer 3838's life said to be in danger as lawyer turned-informant 

refuses witness protection | Daily Mail Online

 Informer 3838 worked as a defence lawyer for Melbourne's crime figures and passed on ... The VictorianGovernment has since announced it will launch a Royal Commission and see just  ...

Lawfare: “The special counsel’s office has filed its sentencing memo in the case of Michael Flynn. The memo is available here and below. A redacted addendum is available as well.”
Via the Washington Post – “The most striking part of Bob Mueller’s sentencing memo recommending Michael Flynn serve no prison time, because of his “substantial” assistance to “several ongoing investigations,” is how much got blacked out. It’s a reminder of how many shoes might still drop. The special counsel revealed in a 13-page court filing late Tuesday night that President Trump’s former national security adviser has given 19 interviews to his office or other Justice Department attorneys, in addition to providing “documents and communications.”