Friday, July 27, 2007

All Charges Dropped Against Dr. Haneef, Indian Doctor in Australia

Dr. Haneef is effectively a free man and the Australian government wiping some muck off their face after dropping all terrorism-related charges against the Indian doctor in a Brisbane magistrates court.And so it goes.

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Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Severus Snape, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

It is the relationship between two of her strongest characters that interests me. Despite his lengthy time off-stage, Snape is a significant character in the series, and his emotions towards the eponymous hero are quite well-known. It is in the Deathly Hallows that the author makes clear what lies at the root of all the resentment and the anger.

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Sunday, July 22, 2007

America - Fear is the Key

There's a presidential election looming and 'tis the season for fear mongering. The FBI seeks to replenish the government's stock of fear capital by alerting us against foreign-born spies. Ordinary folks like you and me that roam the corridors of American businesses and institutions.

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Sunday, July 15, 2007

Thomas de Zengotita: Maliki Lets Us Glimpse The Truth About Iraq

This war has been a massive exercise in national narcissism from the beginning. How fitting that efforts to bring it an end must feed the same appetite.Truer words were never spoken.

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Friday, July 13, 2007

Indian Doctor Charged Over UK Bomb Plot in Australia

Dr. Mohammed Haneef, the Indian doctor held for questioning in connection with the Glasgow bombing on the 30th of July has been charged with 'providing support to a terrorist organization'. This comes soon after earlier glimmers of hope for the family amidst media reports that the Australian police might not detain him any longer.Don't give SIM cards to your family, folks, even if it means breaking a contract.

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Thursday, July 12, 2007

The Colors and Horrors of Passchendaele

The never before seen color photographs of the bloody battle of Passchendaele

The horrors of the Great War were, on a relative scale, immense and shocking. These pictures are stunning and tell much through the visual images.

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

The movie does justice to the funny yet dark book that is The Order of the Phoenix.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2007

PS3 Price Drop causes a 2800% increase in sales

After official confirmation of the price drop, sales at Amazon.com for the 60GB PS3 have spiked by 2800% and have overtaken the Wii and Guitar Hero: Rock the 80s as the best selling item in the Video Game category.Microsoft is sure to drop the XBox 360 price too, so I'm all happy now:)

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Wednesday, July 04, 2007

Keith Olbermann: Bush and Cheney Should Resign - the original article

The J'accuse of the 21st century, a damning indictment or will he be ignored, Cassandra-like

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