Thursday, August 30, 2007

In and out



'The Democratic National Committee removed a blog post from its Web site which suggested Israel had a role in the September 11, 2001 attacks.' - DNC removes anti-Semitic post

'British imperialism is a robust instinct. Whether or not there is any purpose to it we seem driven to invade, occupy, destabilise, subvert and manipulate.' - Army chief predicts a 'generation of conflict'

"The book's survey of terrorism ... begins with the ancient Jewish sect known as the Zealots..." - Article:Review: 'The History of Terrorism: From Antiquity to Al:/c ...


'Senator Craig - in and now out of the closet - resigns as Mitt Romney's liason - Idaho Mormons choke, Mitt's Messianics stay mum (so far) '

"So although Indonesia can now pay its bills the World Bank claims investment in infrastructure is only three per cent of GDP. This is half the expenditure recorded before Soeharto stepped down. Indonesia has now slipped way behind its neighbors, with a large number of its citizens unable to get basic services. Apart from the water problem, one third of the population doesn’t have access to electricity and most secondary and suburban roads would be better classified as goat tracks... Spending on government administration, excluding teachers and health professionals, saps almost 12 per cent of the budget. Similar countries allocate half this percentage." - INDONESIA'S WATER WORRIES

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