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Scots Commercial Law
Scots Commercial Law
by A.D.M. Forte
Edition: Paperback
Price: £34.00

2.0 out of 5 stars Warning, 4 Mar. 2014
This review is from: Scots Commercial Law (Paperback)
This is a decent grasp of the subject matter but the referencing in it is abominable, various incorrect references - though I haven't seen the latest edition so I cannot speak for that.

The War On Democracy [DVD]
The War On Democracy [DVD]
Dvd ~ Christopher Martin
Offered by Rikdev Media
Price: £7.57

32 of 34 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars All the Adjectives on Earth can't describe how brilliant this is, 22 Aug. 2007
This review is from: The War On Democracy [DVD] (DVD)
Immeadiately after watching this brilliant, MAGNIFICENT documentary by the great John Pilger, i came looking to buy it on DVD, only to find it isn't out for another two months :(

Nevertheless, this is a brilliant documentary, highlighting how the western media has never shown America's near constant scheming in Latin America.

We are shown by pilger's interview by an insidious former CIA Latin America chief that America's actions are 'justified' for 'national security' and their support of the monster that was General Pinochet in Chile was good as 'it sorted out the country' and that his massachres of his political opponents were 'justified in sorting that country out' i.e. turning it into a laissez faire playground for Corporations.

As a previous reviewer has just said, in his interview with Hugo Chavez, the leader of Venuezuela comes across as a intelligent and down to earth man, exactly the opposite of virtually all the world's CEOs and leaders of state, not the stalinist monster the conservative press is fond of portraying him as.

The stories of the failed coup in Venezuela in '02 and Bolivia's recent revolution are heart warming, and great demonstrations of how powerful the people can be.

In fact, the failed coup in '02 reads like something from a Hollywood political thriller - at an anti Chavez political rally, Anti Chavez elements in the police fire upon the anti chevez supporters and frame it on chavez supporters, chavez is illegally deposed and the illegal new government made up of corporation loving corrupt fat cats proclaim a new regeime, only for the truth to come out and the people to come out onto the streets, in support of chavez. And amazingly, Chavez appears via helicoptor, and takes the presidency back!

But perhaps Pilger's big message is to not believe america's crusade for 'democracy' - democracy to the CIA and Bush administration is when nations have parties that have virtually little difference to each other and follow laissez faire economics that leave the poor behind.

As pilger says, 'The people of the world, despite the media's determination to ignore it, are fed up of the American Empire."

Buy it!

I Care Because You Do
I Care Because You Do
Price: £11.11

4 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolute Excellence, 28 Feb. 2007
This review is from: I Care Because You Do (Audio CD)
"I Care Because You Do" is a very warped and also fantastic Ambient-Techno album. In this you can see RDJ experimenting with putting harsh, abrasive sounds with ambient melodies, though i have to say it's the tunes that lean toward the ambience that truly shine, such as the excellent Mookid (One of his most underrated songs, imo) that made me feel as if i was floating upon clouds, to the trip hop mellowness/coolness of Alberto Basalm, which is without a doubt one his most brilliant pieces.

"Ventolin" is absolute crap, but it was brave of him to release that Aural holocaust.

"Waxen Pith", and "Wet Tip Hen Axe" are too great merges of harsh and melodic sounds.

"Next Heap With" and "Icct Hedral" are too fantastic pieces of chilling, disturbing music.

This album stands out of the crowd, and RDJ hasn't released anything else quite like it, as after this album he went into what folks call his "Scary" phase, which was full of D'n'B, and while RDJ album, Come To Daddy and Windowlicker were all excellent, it culminated in the rather mediochre Druqks, and he didn't return too form untill 2006's Chosen Lords.

Anyway, this is my favourite album afted Selected Ambient Works 85-92 and Chosen Lords, so go and click on BUY now!

Blackadder - The Complete Collection [DVD]
Blackadder - The Complete Collection [DVD]
Dvd ~ Rowan Atkinson
Offered by lightningdvd
Price: £44.95

11 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Highest Form of Comedy, 12 Jan. 2007
With the possible exception of Monty Python and Father Ted, Blackadder is one of, if not the, greatest british comedy.

It relies on brilliant use of Victorianesque wit and Word based comedy, and doesn't have to resort to overly useing smut, Absurdity, and slapstick.

It simply towers above the rest, with a cast of Brilliant characters. Blackadder and Baldrick are two characters that will never be forgotten in Comedy history. Baldrick is a loveable moron, whilst Blackadder is the quintessential "Flashman"; he deceive, cheat and bully his way to the top, but is really a big coward and deep down a decent man.

Hugh Lawrie and Stephen Fry provide excellent support.

Never mind tired, old, and basically tedious only Fool's and horses, this is Britain's best Sitcom.

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