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Public Address 13/10/04 - Weird Wars

PUBLIC ADDRESS 13/10/04 - Weird Wars

Weird War | Oct 13, 2004 09:49
Russell Brown's Hard News

The news that during the occupation that followed the war to stop weapons technology falling into the wrong hands, equipment and materials that could be used to make nuclear weapons have been steadily vanishing would seem to be taking irony just a bit too far...
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Bring it on | Oct 12, 2004 17:13
Jolisa Gracewood in New Haven

I can't get enough of these Presidential debates. It's like Monday night football – er, Super Twelve -- for debate geeks. Or for the whole world. There we all are, sitting on the couch with a beer in hand, yelling at the TV: "Kick it into touch!" "Hollywood!" "Get up...
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Trojan Horses | Oct 12, 2004 13:00
Che Tibby's view from Melbourne

I suppose there's no point getting all misty-eyed about Saturday night. Pretty early in the piece we decided to switch off the volume and sit down to dinner and cheap wine instead of anticipating that sudden swing to Labor...
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