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What I think of Miliband brothers

Ed Miliband said his opposition to the Iraq war, which had been a dividing line with his brother during the leadership race, was part of the need to acknowledge the errors which had lost Labour the trust of voters. The party needed to show humility on the subject, he said.

“I’m under no illusions about the scale of the challenge we face. The journey begins with humility about our record,” Miliband told Sky News in an earlier interview.

When Ed Miliband branded the invasion “wrong” during his speech yesterday, his brother did not clap but leaned over to ask Harriet Harman, the deputy Labour leader: “You voted for it. Why are you clapping?” [courtesy the Guardian]

Ed saw through his brother's brotherly hug for the media

My tuppence worth: It was very revealing on the ‘acceptance speech by Ed as the newly elected leader’ to, with the first few sentences he uttered, to have nominated Harriet Harman a Bliarite was sign that things were not as ought to be between siblings. After all David Miliband had second best votes to rightfully be a Deputy PM even if he was not the winner’s brother and opponent.

On the other hand David was being sanctimonious and patronising when he mentioned several ‘rights’ and ‘wrongs’ in the foreign issues. If he had that strong sense of ‘British’ right & wrong – my question is what was he doing supporting the Iraq War on Words-Of-Mass-Deception, as a Cabinet Member?

The second and last question I have is for Ed; given his contriteness for the mistakes made by Bliarite Govt including the illegal Iraq War, what is his ‘actual’ agenda choosing a Blair Babe as a Deputy who also voted for that Iraq War?

30/09/10

David Miliband: A life in politics

Jonathan Freedland looks back at the career of David Miliband so far, from his days as an adviser to Tony Blair, to losing to his brother, Ed, in the fight for the Labour leadership

http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/audioslideshow/2010/sep/29/david-miliband-life-in-politics?CMP=EMCGT_300910&

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1000 years old Ancient Hindu Temple Uncovered in Yogyakarta

Certainty of Uncertainty of our origins including the Universe?

There is a startling parallelism between today’s physics and the world vision of Eastern mysticism. The increasing contribution of Eastern scientists from India, China and Japan, among others, reinforces this conjunction. Physical science has now become planetary and draws into its fold an increasing number of non-Easterners who find in its new vision of the universe many elements that are quick to note, one cannot always distinguish between statements made by Eastern metaphysics based on mystical insight and the pronouncements of modern physics based on observations, experiments and mathematical calculations. Werner Karl Heisenberg, (1901-1976) German theoretical physicist who was one of the leading scientists of the 20th century. He is best known for his Uncertainty Principle and was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics.

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