dictatorship of fools

  daz60 12:34 PM 15 Jul 11
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I know from first hand experience how easy it is to discriminate against the disabled but this takes the ridiculous and Kafkaesque to sublime levels.

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  nangadef 12:54 PM 15 Jul 11

Perhaps he was a zen buddhist.....

  onthelimit1 13:59 PM 15 Jul 11

Hmm - The Register, so it must be true!

  interzone55 14:20 PM 15 Jul 11

onthelimit1

The story was taken from the Christian Science Monitor, which is a pretty reliable source despite the name.

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2011/0708/In-Belarus-one-armed-man-arrested-for-clapping

  daz60 14:24 PM 15 Jul 11

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Printed before the Register article.No mention of the individual concerned but if he was arrested on the same day as this article his story would not be revealed until a later date.If they arrested people for "clapping" a "dragnet" would have pulled anyone in the vicinity,hence i tend to believe this is possible.

  Aitchbee 10:51 AM 25 Jul 11

I won't be pencilling in Belarus for next year's holiday...but I don't know...is the beer cheap? :0]

  Quiller. 12:01 PM 25 Jul 11

AitchBEE

It boasts many wonderous day excursions link text

a feast of beers to try

  Aitchbee 12:16 PM 25 Jul 11

Hi Dick - Thanks for that - Number 8. looks interesting - Aleksandrya - I remember Sir John Mills in "Ice Cold In Alex" (maybee morddwyd does too)-downed it in one. Just goes to show...

  morddwyd 20:26 PM 25 Jul 11

"maybee morddwyd does too"

Remember it? I was technical advisor!

(Not really, just kidding, not quite that old!)

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