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Public Address - Crossing the line into idle bigotry

Public Address 12 November 2012 - Crossing the line into idle bigotry

Why did Stephen die?
12:47 Nov 12, 2012 in Hard News by Russell Brown
"Stephen McIntyre was a good man." Those are the first words of Bomber
Bradbury's blog post about the circumstances surrounding the death of his friend. If you knew Stephen, I think you'd understand why Bomber chose those words. They're basically...
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Crossing the line into idle bigotry
9:59 Nov 12, 2012 in Hard News by Russell Brown
As a columnist for the Waikato Times, the former National MP Michael Cox is a curious, but mostly harmless figure. He has railed against education experts for commenting on education policy, chided the press for failing to praise the Prime...
http://publicaddress.net/hardnews/crossing-the-line-into-idle-bigotry/

Dreams Do Come True
14:04 Nov 9, 2012 in Speaker by Tracey Barnett
Wait, Unicorns have just hammered the Death Eaters. Hell does freeze over. And yes, though America does believe that Barack Obama is still "the change we need" I know differently. Rupert Murdoch is really our man.
What a difference a...
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