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#Palestine  

As a New Zealander — close to retirement and eligible for superannuation — I am deeply disturbed by this report:
Blood profits are complicitous in the deaths and inhumane suffering of Palestinian children like little Hamza and divest immediately.
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#Islam  —  #Christmas  

Islamic Christmas Card:

Today's entry in my Blog . . .
. “And peace be upon me the day I was born, and the day I die, and the Day I am resurrected alive. Such was Jesus, son of Mary, and this is the truth of the matter in which they doubt."  ~  QUR'AN ...
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— Jessie Hillel —

Midst our dross, fear, corruption and greed . . . a light to show the Way:
. — Jessie Hillel — . Amidst our dross, corruption and greed . . . a light to show the Way:   ● "Ave Maria" - YouTube .
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#stopthegcsbbill    #surveillance  

John Key — Prime Minister of New Zealand . . .
. . New Zealand Prime Minister John Key appeared on national television last evening and lied to the nation about his GCSB spying bill which will “legalise” the collection of all our communications...
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Thought for the Day:

"Before a revolution can start in the streets,
it first must happen in the mind."  ~ Unknown  

Image in my Blog . . .
. Image 2013 Patrick O'Brien .
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#GCSB#Surveillance  — #stoptheGCSBbill    

STOP THE GCSB BILL:

Aiming for the biggest opinion poll in New Zealand's history . . . 
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Things that make you go hmmm . . .

Some time in the past 36-hours, GOOGLE  has deleted around one quarter of a million visitor "Views" from the statistics on this account . . .

#justsaying  
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— R.I.P. —

Today's entry in my Blog . . .
.Copyright 2008 © Patrick O'Brien . 1925 — 2015 . _____________________________________      "O soul at peace!        Return to your Lord,       You well-pleased with God,       God well-pleased wi...
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#Islam

"The object of a New Year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul."  ~ G.K. Chesterton

Today's entry in my Blog . . . 
. After many years of prayer and contemplation, I now choose to spend the remainder of my life drawing closer to God and this post marks the occasion of my Shahada: ________________________________...
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#R4BIA  
. . — R4BIA — . #R4BIA -- the raising of four fingers -- symbol for the massacre of unarmed people in Rabaa al-Adawiya Square by Egypt's US-backed military on August 14, 2013. "Rabaa" means four, o...
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Police Corruption:

My commentary on the standard practise of New Zealand police exchanging drugs for information . . .
. Image 2013 © Patrick O'Brien . It was a standard practise to tamper with the evidence. Often, the exhibit that was before the court was not the exhibit that I had purchased or obtained from the t...
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On the loss of our Sovereignty:

Today's entry in my Blog . . .
. . An essay from columnist Gordon Brown which outlines how John Key's Government has systematically undermined the sovereignty of Parliament, and freedom of the individual: ● Big Government's most...
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● Full Name:
   Patrick John O'Brien

● Born:
   25 August 1952

● Formative Education:
   ◦ 9 years primary - Brigidine nuns
   ◦ 5 years college - Marist priests

● Adult Education:
   ◦ graduate - Royal New Zealand Police College 
   ◦ 4 years tertiary - photography / photojournalism major


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