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20 November 2011

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  1. Why I Feel Bad for the Pepper-Spraying Policeman, Lt. John Pike - Atlantic Mobile

    Tracing the increasing militarisation of the US police, and the use of what was once drastic force to stamp out any behaviour deemed slightly abnormal.

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    Shoreditch Overlocker Disaster have broken up, their core members reforming as the multiethnic Barbican Turmeric Explosion.

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    @JaneEspenson Thanks! The full diary entry appears on pepysdiary.com every day at 11pm London time, if you need more to read!

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    @JaneEspenson The tweets are highlights, occasionally lightly edited for length. The diary has too much, some of it dull, to tweet it all.

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    @JaneEspenson As well as @samuelpepys I also run pepysdiary.com - lots of background info, and no spoilers!

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    @chrislunch @yoz Not sure if there's any more recent Arrested Development news, but: uk.tv.ign.com/articles/119/1… Yay!

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    @benterrett You are going to wire up the fairy lights to sync with your favourite Christmas tunes yeah? Americans will expect nothing less.

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    @agpublic Fair enough. The many levels of US policing is strange from this side of the pond.

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    @agpublic I find it weird that US campuses have their own police forces at all, never mind how militarised they are.

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    Continuing the decluttering mission. Reverse-engineering a WordPress plugin. Listening to Billy Bragg. Gazing out the window at the day.

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    @scaryredhair The ball will be in the little round hole won’t it?