“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” Abraham Lincoln

Live Ammo, 1969 and Libya.

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Marvellous news, the revolt has arrived in Libya too.

Since 1969 Colonel Gaddafi has ruled that oil-rich country and it is a police state.

The wealth is siphoned off, with the Gaddafi family getting rich in the process. Hannibal Gaddafi used to flitter away his money in Switzerland when not assaulting his servants. Yes, you heard it right, the son of a diehard revolutionary has servants!

Euronews has more, and you can hear the live amno being fired at civilians by the Libyan security services:

Written by modernityblog

17/02/2011 at 01:01

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  1. Isn’t he now our “ally” though? “Personal family friend” of the Blairs last I heard…

    James Bloodworth

    17/02/2011 at 01:05

  2. Just to add – I’d love it if they strung this bastard up!

    James Bloodworth

    17/02/2011 at 01:06

  3. Not to mention a voluptuous blonde as personal nurse.

    Andrew Murphy

    17/02/2011 at 01:22

  4. It makes you wonder how much money he, his family, clan and allies actually stole from the Libyan people via the oil money.


    17/02/2011 at 13:46

  5. Just saw the bit about Tony Blair!

    How many dictators wasn’t he an advisor to? Is a better question.


    17/02/2011 at 13:51

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