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  • On Tuesday, we drove an insane road through a gorge, which photos cannot do justice to because we couldn't stop to take any, but there were huge rock overhangs and giant icicles hanging over us like frozen swords of damocles (thankfully, none impaled us).

    Susannah's Journal

  • And if you really think that 3 months in jail before coming out desperate for his next hit with no accommodation and no support services protects the public better in the long term than a requirement that he submits to testing, gets off drugs and attends court monthly with the sword of damocles hanging over him then we will never agree.

    Have You Heard The One About……. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • All decent Americans should view our “special relationship” with Zionism as something that is unclean. damocles

    Israeli TV airs call to father after children killed « Antiwar.com Blog

  • I think bush never ever really wanted to apprehend ObL, much preferring the pretext for war … even now … damocles

    Worst Taliban Attack or Worst NATO Blunder? « Antiwar.com Blog

  • You think! talk about having the sword of damocles hanging above ones head. don't envy the position the rules committee members find themselves in. it would probably be safer diffusing a bomb with a faulty hair trigger. elshk@tiscali. co.uk

    DNC faces big challenge Saturday

  • The ability to think will improve after the nuclear exchange with Mother Russia, to those who survive of course. damocles

    Washington Headline of the Year! « Antiwar.com Blog

  • Still there seems to be some unreasoning dread that we are under a political sword of damocles from the right, with the Great Backlash only moments away.

    David Frum: Palin "Makes Barack Obama Look Like George C. Marshall"

  • While it has never been as bad for us as it has been for the three of you, I know what it is like to always have that sword of damocles hanging over your head.

    Snell-Pym » Life Fail

  • Oh, and staff in the translation department now can't be sure that the sword of damocles isn't hanging over some of them!

    Dumping Welsh?

  • Current Music: crown me king- "cut the thread, theseus (damocles dub)"(2 gunslingers | crown me king)

    mordicai: crown me king!

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