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Life Experience

War and Peace

The NHS, care of the elderly, education, housing, economic recovery. There are many desperate needs in this country which require funding so why is this country, far more than other European countries, spending enormous sums of money on weapons as if we are preparing to fight another world war?

This is a place I hope to explore some of the issues.

Gaza explosion

What Rishi Sunak Should Say

https://youtu.be/jRaN_0olTbg?si=sL8OM_izvzPcukqQ Israel suffered a terrorist outrage. No country, no people deserve such suffering, so to express sympathy and say that Israel has a right to

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Comparative Terrorism

Israeli bombs seek terrorists in Gaza. When the war is over the displaced Palestinians will be able to return to their homes. 30 October 2023

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A truthful politician

It isn’t often I lie awake at night thinking about troubles in foreign countries but that is happening now. Partly what’s disturbing me is the

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Poem about Iraq

A poem about Iraq in 2003 Tony Blair’s visit to Southern Iraq early in 2003. He explained the wisdom of the war. MY  POEM A

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Vietnam veteran’s song.

https://youtu.be/W6lmXoBRi1A Still feeling the hurt all these years after the end of the Vietnam War, 1975, over 45 years ago. PTSD doesn’t just go away.

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David Roberts

Writer, publisher, music promoter

Born in 1942, I now have time to enjoy life more widely and reflect on my experience, interests, and contemporary events.

David Roberts