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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, …

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. …