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Turkey, EU Exploit Syrian Refugee Crisis: Create New ‘Slave Trade’
So how is that deal between the EU and Turkey to control the flow of illegal immigrants into europe playing out. Well as expected Tutkeys gangster president is doing little to slow the tide, but like all blackmailers is making more demands. And the EU look like giving in; well what do the bureaucrats care, it's only taxpayers money.

Black Belgians Refute ‘Poverty, Discrimination’ As Causes Of Arab Terror - It's A Cultural Thing
“You know, we hear a lot about how the Arabs are a fragile community that suffers, but we, ‘les blackies,’ are discriminated against, too, and we hurt nobody”, Nico Atoba, an African Christian living in Brussels told the National Post for a feature the Canadian newspaper was assembling.

Giant Leak of Offshore Financial Records Exposes Global Array of Crime and Corruption
The Panama Papers have revealed financial secrets that could bring about the resignation of David Cameerron and several other leaders, bring down governments and send major businesses into liquidation. but are we being told the full story, or is data being cherry picked tp protects certain individuals and their interests. In there a hidden agenda at work.

Brussels Reaction to Dutch EU-Kiev Deal Vote Heats Up Brexit Issue
Brussels reaction to Dutch EU-Kiev deal vote brings to mind the way the unelected Kommissars who run the EU cynically dismissed the Irish referendum result that rejected the Lisbon treaty and further inflames the Brexit issue.

Former Foreign Secretary Says Brexit Is Needed To Protect The NHS From ‘Serious Danger’ Of TTIP

The National Health Service (NHS) will face a “myriad of dangers” from the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP -nicknamed Obamatrade), according to former Foreign Secretary David (Lord) Owen. In an interview for The Guardian< Owen warned that if TTIP negotiations are pushed through before Obama leaves office as EU officials hope, large parts of the NHS will be at risk of falling under the control of global corporations.

Former Foreign Secretary Says Brexit Is Needed To Protect The NHS From ‘Serious Danger’ Of TTIP

Yes, the Panama Papers Could Really End Hillary Clinton’s Campaign

We've been chronicling the downfall of Hillary Clinton, from her seemingly unassailable position as the anointed successor to Barack Obama, whose path to first the Democratic Party nomination and then the Presidency itself had been carefully planned and all obstacles removed...
Yes, the Panama Papers Could Really End Hillary Clinton’s Campaign

Irony Overload: Iran Warns Obama Not To Cross Red Lines
the United States concluded an agreement with Iran which lifted US and International sanctions in return for Islamic Shi'ite Republic agreeing to limit their nuclear ability. At a high level, the US would lead the way in lifting oil and financial sanctions imposed due to Iran’s nuclear programs; in return Iran would reduce their stockpile of enriched uranium,

The One 'Climate Change' Question That Really Matters But Is Never Asked?
After looking at the latest opinion survey on climate change which is full of the usual pseudo - science babble but does not ask the one important question politicians and their advisers need answered to be able to form policy, we ask it.

Panama Papers: British Elite Linked to Corruption, yet Media Only Focuses on Putin It is clear (and very easy to research) that many Amerocan elitists, including prominent political figures are involved in the Panama tax haven scandal. So why are British news organisations focusin on David Cameeron, the Conservatives and Vladimir Putin? Could it be the Gerge Soros funded group behaind the leaks have another agenda besides exposing (perfectly legal) tax avoidance?

Dutch Referendum This Week Shows why We Should Leave The EU.
Few of you were aware probably that there is an EU referendum vote in The Netherlands this week. As usual with anything negative about the EU barely a word has been printed in the topic in mainstream media and the silence from our notionally unbiased national broadcaster The Bolshevik Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has been deafening.

Punish Google Tax Dodging And Sink The Corporate Pirates
With tax avoidance once more in the news but vying for top spot with stories of western industrial decline and Islamic penetration of civilised socities in Europe we hardly know where to start

Cruise For 1,700 School Kids Ends In Tragedy As Migrant Passengers Gang-Rape Girl

Five men, including two believed to be accessories to murder, have been arrested on suspicion of gang raping a girl on-board a special, high school kids-only pleasure cruise in Sweden. Four men aged between 18 and 19 were arrested when the luxury MS Galaxy landed after its cruise to Finland on Wednesday, with a fifth arrested yesterday. They are all accused of gang-raping an unidentified woman, and face charges of aggravated rape.

Massive Influx of Migrants 'May Start Civil War' in EU As Germanys immigrant crisis shows no sign of easing and nobody in Chancellort Merkel' s ruling coalition seems to have a clue how to deal with it, left and right wing politicians are starting to talk of the crisis dividing netions so deeply it could lead to civil war

'I Pray for Sanders' - Oliver Stone Condemns Clinton’s ‘Corrupt’ Policy
Academy Award-winning movie director Oliver Stone criticized former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for contributing to almost every major conflict of recent decades and for refusing to accept the fact that “the Cold War” era is over

Are Mainstream Media being Constrained From Reporting Adverse News On Vaccine Issues?
Controversy rages on around vaccines with the delusional denizens of the Church of Scienceology Cult still insistin vaccines are absolutely safe because incidences of serious harm being done to receipients of vaccines are 'statistically insignificant', Big Pharma Corporations pushing the idea that vaccines can protect us against everything but taxes and medical incompetence and politicians yelling 'vote for me and I'll abolish illness, old age and poverty ...

The FBI Just Indicted Hillary Clinton over Libyan War Crimes - sadly this article was an April Fool
Unfortunately its only an April fool joke but this article provides are rare chance to see all that despicable, arrogant, spoiled bitch Hillary Clintons recent ethical violations catalogued so people can see she really thinks she is above the law. The USA is on the road to tyranny, thankfully we have Vladimir Putin to defend freedom.

The World Is Falling Apart And Nobody Has A Clue What To Do Some excellent analysis on the current state of the global economic and security situation. It is by Anatole Kaletsky an Russian born British resident who has worked in London and Washington and was published by a US online publication so there is a pretty wide world view on display.

Secret ECB Docs Warn Of More Financial Mayhem on the Horizon
A recent agreement between the European Central Bank (ECB) and the central banks of the Eurozone member nations raises the prospect of EU taxpayers being forced to pay for more bailouts, German newspaper Die Welt reports.

Trump's Crass Politics, Hillary Clinton's Litany Of Scandal
You think British and European political systems are FUBAR? Take a good long look at the mess this year's US Presidential; Election campaign is turning into as a loudmouthed megalomaniacal bully squares up to a spoied, rich bitch who thinks she is above the law and acts the part of Tyrant perfectly.

Assad Accuses Erdogan Of Putting Combat Troops In Syria


As we suspected, the US / Russian / EU brokered ceasefire in Syria is not going to stop Turkey's Recep Erdogan (wannabe Sultan of a new Ottoman Empire?) from pursuing his territorial ambitions in Syria. So long as Erdogan has Nanny NATO's apron to hide behind he will keep provoking Russia.?

Iran's Ayatollahs save SyriaPutin and Now That Russia's Putin and Iran's Ayatollahs Have Neutralised ISIS in Syria the focus of terror shifts to Turkey, the NATO members that, with the fuill knowledge of the USA ans European powers has been helping ISIS in its bid to overthrow the Assad regime.



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Leonora (historic fiction) by Gina Pounds - Review

Comedy Menu:

Comedy writing, verse, poetry, comic songs, cartoons, comic fiction, comic verse. If you are looking for a laugh and you can't find one here you are very hard to please.

Wide World


Join our writers as they take you around the world in words and pictures. No typical travelogue this because we try wander away from the usual tourist destinations, to delve a little deeper into the nature of the place, locals you might travel to, investigate the culture, how communities developed and what has made things the way they are. Look for overlaps here with our history, food and music menus as we try to recreate a little of the atmosphere. Nobody has yet found a way to digitise smells but as soon as the technology is abailable we will bring you that aspect of the ambience too.

Health and Wellbeing


How to make healthy eating fun, exercise that is not a chore, lessons in how to chill, sensible drinking. Health and Wellbeing are one of the main concerns that cause stress in this increasingly crazy world. In this menu find articles, spoken word and video on how to cope with the stresses of modern life, how to make a personal refuge for yourself even in a crowded place and how to fend off the pressures of the aggressive consumer society we inhabit.

The Natural World


Anything to do with nature can find a place here, from exploring a cave complex to articles and video on wildlife. There are obvious overlaps here with travel, health and wellbeing and the environment menus but that is the nature of The Greenteeth Labyrinth. Just as a walk in the woods might lead one of our writers to record the habits of an animal colony or write on the breeding cycle of birds, so in the Labyrinth you never know where a link might lead you to.


Real Lives - the biography menu

Biographical writing on the lives of the famous and the unknown (who often have the more interesting stories to tell,) memoir, stories told in verse, in pictures with commentary, in any way because Greenteeth Labyrinth is about using the power and versatility of new media to communicate in new ways. Everybody has a story to tell and their own way of telling it. Cameraderie, shared hardship, life on the factory floor or in the field, triumph, tragedy, survival, if it is true life it belongs here and we will find the best way of presenting it. THIS MENU is not live yet but find A Stroke Of Luck, Ian Thorpe's memoir of recovery from a massive brain haemorrhage available to read free online. Go to A Stroke Of Luck - Chapter 1

Past Perspectives: New Angles On History
History as it is taught in conventional schools and colleges is mostly wrong. Not slightly wrong, not just spun a bit to fit a political agenda but blatantly wrong. Worse, it is deliberately wrong. The Roman Empire, usually presented as the great civilising force in the western world, the enlightened society that dissed its enemies as Barbarians and Heathens was in many ways actually less civilised that the Bararians it conquered. The Celts of Norhern Europe, the Moors of North Africa and the Persians all had well organised societies and in many ways were ahead of Rome in technology and scholarship.
The American War Of Independence was not fought for religious freedom of in the first instance for freedom of any kind. The rebels were asking for seats in the British Parliament for the colonies, "no taxation without representation." The rebel leaders were British Gentleman Adventurers and many of the senior British Officers were supporters of the Stewart claim to the throne, regarding the Hanoverians as usurpers. Thus they were tacitly sympathetic to the rebellion. These are just two of the instances in which history needs to be viewed from a different perspective if a true picture is to be seen. There is much more in this menu.

A Quick Tour Of The Church of Saint Mary and All Saints, Whalley, Lancashire, UK A quick tour of the parish church of St Mary and All Saints in Whalley gives us a glimpse of the history of this area.There has been a Christian church on this site since the seventh century and though the eariest parts of the current building are from the tenth century stones from the older church were used in the construction. Three ancient Saxon crosses that stand in the church grounds are also from the tenth century


Philo & Sophia - Philosophy can be fun

From the core philosophies of the great religions to the ideas of modern existentialists, philosophy is regarded as dull, heavy and irrelevant. But philosophy is ideas and ideas are the most exciting things in the world. In the Greenteeth Labyrinth we try to bring you philosophy lite, wisdom without weight. From the origins of the Universe to the myseries of quantum physics, from the earliest forms of Goddess worship to the quasi - religious ideas of self help gurus, all is examined here. You will even find some articles in this menu showing up in the comedy pages too.The overall message of Philo and Sophia though can be summed up in the words of Hypatia of Alexandria, proto-feminist of the ancient world who said, "All formal and dogmatic religions are fallacious, to teach superstitions as truth is the most terrible thing. Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than not to think at all."
What happened to her for thinking like that? Enter the menu to find out.

Fools and Dreamers - the poetry pages


Like philosophy, poetry is a type of literature easily shunned as boring. Often that dismissal is accurate, particularly in the case of modernists, whose self-indulgent navel gazing verse is deliberately made so obscure and complex it is doubtful even the poets themselves understand WTF they are banging on about. On the other hand there are maverick bands of poets, freal traditionalists, wandering the net attacking the unwary readers with their polysyllabic peregrenations through poetry's more arcane medieval forms. Bad traditional petry can be as much a turnoff as modern do-it-yourself psychology poems. At Greenteeth we publish the poets we think are fun, especially those who bring us their work in audio or video form. Poetry is about rhythm, pace and timing as much as language. Words can lie dead on a page. Let us bring them to life for you and maybe help you find a new form of entertainment to enjoy.

The Greenteeth Art Gallery

Famour artists introduced and their work examines, images of great paintings available to browse online. This new section is expanding rapidly, keep looking in.

Ian R Thorpe

Janet Caldwell

Other Poetry Menus: Audio Poetry Menu
Latest: Click on link to menu for text versions and on links below to go straight to audio. [ Suzannas's Tits] ... [ Wishing ] ... [ For An American Girl ] ... [ Alien In My Bed ] ... [ Favourite Boy ] ...[ Late Nite Movie ] ... [ Casual Sex In New York ] ... [ Love Like Chains] ... [ A Pale Horse ] [ Comic Verse ]
Love Poems Menu

The Science and Technology Menu
Science and Technology is not a collection of work lauding all things scientific but is somewhere you will find objective and independent writing on technologies including sustainable power generation, internet developments, IT hardware, transport technology, food production and all areas of research and development while articles on natural sciences will set out to challege orthodox thinking. If you are one of those people who is trying to establish science as a rival to religion you will not feel at home here but if you like to keep up with at the latest developments from a wide perspective while reasing about them in a style that does not attempt to blind readers with science you will be in your element.

Humanitas - Everything That makes Us Human
Who are we, where do we come from, what's it all about, is there any point to all that we do ? Should we give a damn?
There is a very nasty tasting mindset being bred in the academic world, and particularly in the fields of science and technology, that insidiously suggests all the qualities that make being human so wonderful are in fact weaknesses and should be resisted if not eliminated. "We should all try to live scientifically" one eminent scientist recently suggested as if there was anything about life that could even loosely be described as scientific. In the end the scientists and tech-heads, with their insane belief in reason, logic and evidence based knowledge are little different to religious fundamentalists in the way they cling desperately to their certainties while the rest of us blunder hopefully through life trying to make some sense of it all.
Sub Menus: [ People and Customs ] ... [ Who We Are ] ... [ Work and Play ]

Faith and Spirituality
Wander through the writing of followers of various faiths, belief systems and traditions and maybe feel inspired to explore your own spirituality. You will find no preaching here, while all are welcome to submit to us their point of view, christian, muslim, jewish, hindi, buddhist, pagan and all their variations any work that tries to suggest one faith has the right understanding of life, the universe and everything while all the others are wrong will be rejected.

LATEST POSTS: [ What A Pagan Believes ] ... [ The True Tale Of The Easter Bunny ] ... [ The Druid Path ] ...

A Quick Tour Of The Church of Saint Mary and All Saints, Whalley, Lancashire, UK A quick tour of the parish church of St Mary and All Saints in Whalley gives us a glimpse of the history of this area.There has been a Christian church on this site since the seventh century and though the eariest parts of the current building are from the tenth century stones from the older church were used in the construction. Three ancient Saxon crosses that stand in the church grounds are also from the tenth century

'There lives more faith in honest doubt, believe me, than in half the creeds.'

from In Memoriam by Alfred, Lord Tennyson

The Daily Stirrer


The Contraversialist Blog that aims to bring you the most provocative and fearless opinion on the topics of the day. Daily Stirrer contributors write from the heart and shoot from the hip on all the topics that are making news. They will tackle business and politics, bureucracy, health society, science and technology. education, transport and any other issue where the media conspire with the money men to make sure the difficult questions are not being asked.
Daily Stirrer Home Page

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Bog of Blogs

Links to our favourite Blogs around the web. If you can't find enough interesting content in our pages, the Bog of Blogs will give even the most avid readers enough to keep them happy for a long time. Humour, celebrity, sport, politics, entertainment, observation, relationships, nature, its all here.

Boggart Blog Central
Find selections from Boggart Blog, our flagship daly publication.
Boggart Network News: [ 1 ] ... [ 2 ] ... [ 3 ] ... [ 4 ] ... [ 5 ] ... [ Boggart Blog Central 6 ] ... [ Boggart Blog Central 7 ] ... [ Boggart Blog Central 8 ] ... [ Boggart Blog Central9 ] ... [ bogboggart10 ]

The Audio Menu


Music, Fiction, Poetry, hear them all when you explore the Labyrinth's audio menu. First up as we launch this new menu is Brother Bastion. Click the name to go to his page, read about the act, hear sample tracks and find out how to buy Brother bastion's music online.

The Video Menu

This is being sorted out now as our video work is scattered all over the web. Here are a few videos to get the menu started. { Fingers - silly comic verse ] ... [ The Conservative Contender ] ... [ Them ] ... [ We Made Love ... [ Skin ]

We Made Love ] ... { For Money ]

[ Them - A poem for the surveillance society]
One of the biggest worries to afflict people living in modern economically developed nations is the loss of privacy. CCTV, databases, surveillance technology and internet monitoring contribute to a feeling we are losing our freedom as individuals. This poem by by British poet Ian R Thorpe sums up the zeitgeist.
See video "Them" only

Picture Gallery


This menu is being populated with a few posts before we open a dedicated menu. First up is Gull In Flight at Robin Hood's Bay
[ Travel ] ...

Young River photo accompanies a nature poem by Ian R Thorpe [ Poetry Menu ] ... [ Featured Writer ]

More typical of what we are doing (and more intersting perhaps are the photosets which will build into a tour of an area. We start these with Rievaulx Abbey [ 1 ] ... [ 2 ] ..., the spectacular ruin of a Cistercian monastery in North Yorkshire that did not survive being knocked abut a bit by King Henry VIII and his boys.



Meditations


A series of evocative photographs with commentary aimed at reminding people that is the hetic world of work, amition amd conspicuous consumption we must not forget how to simply be.
Sunsets, rivers, hills and valleys, gardens, seascapes, churches, temples and sacred spaces, architectural features, anything that might make people take time to appreciate their surroundings and just feel a sense of connectedness with their world can feature here. Intro and Menu for this section [ Have We Forgotten How To Be ]

Now go and find some peace and relaxation. What Do You Want To See?



Art Menu
Our newest addition. We Will be grpwing this menu rapidly.
The Kelpie

Education Menu
As the rhetoric of politicians, academics and leaders of the teching professions gets more lurid the product being turned out by the education system gets dumber. So what can be done? The thing politicians, teachers and academics hate more than anything is ridicule. So the Boggart Bloggers say "On With The Motley."

LATEST POSTS [ Lazy Pupils Exam Guide ] ... [ Duming Down Conspiracy ]


Food Menu Greenteeth continues to expand, the addition of a food menu is our latest venture. This is in the very early stages of its gestation period at the moment but here are links to the first two items added.

[ Snacks: Egg and Onion Sandwich ] ... [ Hot and Tasty - Bolton Hot Pot ]


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Some people prefer to search in categorized lists for the kind of content they like. Whether you like reading comment and opinion, current affairs reporting, humour and satire, fiction, poetry and verse or our many specialist menus such as food, travel, music, art and more you may find our categories menu is your preferred way of exploring the site.

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