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It's that time again . . . . .They are finally out again. You all know about the Darwin Awards - It's an annual honour given to the person who did the gene pool the biggest service by killing themselves in the most extraordinarily stupid way.
Unfortunately, last Saturday, CNN's Reliable Sources segment proved that laughter is a bitter chalice of poison.
Leather, Latex, PVC, and other Fetish attire replaces the normal dress code at XS+ACE- Nite Club, 229a High Street, Lower Hutt, this Saturday, 13th April, as Extreme Fetish takes over the venue for the 3rd Annual Fetish Ball.
Eyewitnesses in the Palestinian settlement Jenin say the Israeli army is systematically bombarding and attacking houses by air in the refugee camp, then sending in bulldozers to demolish homes while people are still inside.
How did those big rocks end up on that strange terrain? One of the more unusual places here on Earth occurs inside Death Valley, California, USA.
In the 19th century, Robert Giffen, an English statistician, noted that Irish peasants demanded more potatoes when the price of potatoes went up. This contradicted the law of demand, one of the most iron of the iron laws of economics. Maybe this is ...
The Arabs are dogs. That's the latest finding from a series of seminars titled, "Arabs in the Twenty-first Century" held in Burma last week.
I understand that you are upset by us, here in Israel. Indeed, it appears that you are quite upset, even angry. (Outraged?) Indeed, every few years you seem to become upset by us. Today, it is the "brutal repression of the Palestinians"; ...
Russia, the European Union, United Nations and the United States of America have jointly issued Israel an ultimatum – demanding an immediate, meaningful ceasefire and Israeli withdrawal from Palestinian cities, including Ramallah.
Within a few months, the events of Sept. 11th, 2001 became but an echo of the events that followed. War in Afghanistan, anthrax, unprecedented powers of detention: the public mind moves from one shock to another, appearing to accept the government’s ...
From "âéì àéì" from Israel - I'm shocked at the lies posted in your article. I wish I was religious, so that the comfort of knowing you will rot in hell could soothe my pain. PROPAGANDA. BLATANT LIES. Pathetic.
Iraq has made the decision to stop oil exports to the US and everyone that we know is supportive and relieved. We wonder why OPEC doesn't also pursue this course?
PMA vigil will take place today, Thursday April 11 2002, at 5.00pm at the Wellington Cenotaph and will be followed by a wreath laying ceremony organised by the Wellington Palestine group.
ACT Calls For National to Adopt a 28 Cent Company and Personal Tax Rate Policy
"Government dithering and ideology forced taxpayers to bail out Air New Zealand to the tune of $1 billion," says National Party Leader Bill English.
Workers at Christchurch’s largest manufacturing plant are preparing to be locked out of their jobs for weeks.
George Bush announced today that his mother, Barbara Bush will control the Presidential commission investigating why things aren't the way they used to be. "Mom knows what's best for us", he was reported as saying.
The press conference was called to respond to claims by the Opposition National Party that the government dithered
"Dr Cullen has left a gaping tax loophole for Maori charities under Dr Cullen's latest tax proposals," National Revenue Spokesperson Annabel Young MP said today.
"Revelations in papers released yesterday that Air New Zealand required $1.7 billion to restore it back to financial health shows how commercially incompetent the Government really is," says National Finance spokesman David Carter.
“The New Right is alive and well in Auckland with support of the Labour Party. Following the recent hikes in petrol tax and road user charges misrepresented by the Government as providing for roading development in Auckland the motorist is now confronted with ...
“It is disappointing that Bill English has adopted the tired old National Party strategy of the 1990s by promising tax cuts for the rich,” Council of Trade Unions president Ross Wilson said today.
The latest refusal of the Sharon government to call-off its invasion of Palestinian territory makes it imperative that the international community, including New Zealand, does all in its power to pressure Israel to withdraw, Green Party Foreign Affairs ...
This could be about an Arts Policy for ACT. We could discuss lots of interesting questions. Such as was the virgin in a condom art? What is the role of the State in relation to people just out to shock? Is the `artists on the dole' scheme a vital ...
Locked-out workers at Christchurch’s largest manufacturing plant will today starting to apply for emergency relief.
In our lead story this week..... MINISTER DEFENDS GOVERNMENT SPENDING RECORD The Tertiary Education Minister Steve Maharey - responding to concerns about the level of university funding raised by the University of Otago Vice-chancellor in his annual ...
ACT Justice Spokesman Stephen Franks said today it was hypocritical of Phil Goff to rail about an Auckland family running up a $1.1 million legal aid bill when proposals in Mr Goff's Sentencing and Parole Reform Bill will lead to substantial increases ...
Royal funerals, Alliance party bitch-slapping, Rhys Morgan wearing denim in The Strip.... This week's TV has truly been a cornucopia of delights
Following the report of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification the Government has asked the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry to investigate the development of an industry code of practice to ensure effective separation distances between ...
The Labour Department's forecast that an extra 7000 people will be unemployed by September, due mainly to immigration, is yet another proof of my claim that the government has lost control of immigration, ACT leader Richard Prebble says.