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Hard News 24/07/03 - Joys And Frustrations

HARD NEWS 24/07/03 - Joys and frustrations

Departures |Jul 24, 2003 10:10
Russell Brown's Hard News

So, a week of departures: some mourned, some emphatically not. The death under fire of Uday and Qusay Hussein comes, ironically, as the ogre of another age, Idi Amin , slips away in a Saudi hospital...,


Bias schmias; Uday schmoosay |Jul 23, 2003 22:09
Rob O'Neill live in Sydney

A review of the ABC has exonerated it of bias over Iraq after attacks from Federal communications minister Senator Richard Alston. Of Alston's 68 complaints, 2 were found to have substance. The SMH has followed up with a poll to gauge public opinion on the allegations, with 70% ...,


FArQ |Jul 23, 2003 17:06
Damian Christie - Cracker With Attitude

I don't normally like to use a forum like this to bitch about personal issues, fines, tax, Baycorp and the like. However on professional medical advice, today I'm making an exception. For the first time in my (apparently sheltered) life, I feel completely and utterly frustrated trying to deal with ...,


The George Costanza in me |Jul 22, 2003 12:54
Debra Daley's astral plane

There's more to navel-gazing than meets the eye. Last Tuesday I started the day with a normal ashtanga practice. There was nothing unusual about the morning except that I felt lonely as a cloud waiting for an elusive bus on Dominion Road before dawn in mid-winter..,


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