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Public Address 11/11/08 - And meanwhile...

Public Address 11/11/08 - And meanwhile...

And meanwhile ... | Nov 11, 2008 09:48
Russell Brown's Hard News
Local lefties who want some schadenfreude to pass the time while they wait for a pony need go no further than the case of US Congresswoman Marilyn Musgrave of Colorado, who was thrashed by her Democratic opponent last week -- but has yet to congratulate her...

Let's be Frank | Nov 11, 2008 06:53
David Slack has 20/20 hindsight
You may recall the howls of derision in 2005. How on earth can you be a minister and remain outside the government? they demanded. That was then, this is now. This morning's paper tells me: Mr Key acknowledged yesterday that he was wrong and "in hindsight" it had worked...

You play to win the game | Nov 10, 2008 11:44
Hadyn Green yells. A lot.
At the international and professional level of any sport there is only one goal. One. You are not there to showcase your skills. You are not there to advertise your country. You are not there to do anything but win the goddamn game. That is why at certain times this...

The End is Nigh . . . Again? | Nov 10, 2008 09:46
Graham Reid's many things
It was many years ago now and so my memory might not be exact, but it went something like this. Back then the Herald had a wonderfully witty, slightly eccentric, scholarly and rather marvellous senior writer called Ted Reynolds. One day a theatre reviewer -- it might even have been...


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