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Mad World

Planes in towers. Bombs in Bali. Sniper(s) in Washington. Gunman in Melbourne. Human bombs in Palestine. War pending against Iraq, and a nuclear weapon pileup. Not to mention the usual famines, natural disasters, global warming and diseases. Is this the Start of the Breakdown? [Sorry, I couldn’t resist using a couple of TFF song titles, …

Bushwhacked

I’m so tired of hearing Dubya blabber on about how the US must attack Iraq, yadda, yadda, yadda. Just because Daddy wasn’t able to finish the job, doesn’t mean that Junior has to. But as for telling US allies that their ‘credibility is at stake’ as they contemplate joining forces, I agree – only an …

Bush fire

The threats of war by the US against its favourite bogeyman Saddam Hussein are completely unnecessary. Nobody should be treated as guilty until proven so; and uncooperation does not always indicate there is evidence of guilt. Iraq looks less sure of itself this time, but I doubt it will truly be ‘liberated’ by the US. …