Friday, September 29, 2006
... Australian soldiers serving in Southern Iraq were engaged by Anti-Iraqi Forces and that an intense exchange of fire ensued.Anti-Iraqi Forces? Capitalised?
I mean, judging by the available evidence, they seem to be more anti-Australian.
Might the actually be Iraqis? If that's the case, maybe 'self-hating Iraqis' would be clearer.
Although I suppose it's apt in that, if you combine an Iraqi and an Anti-Iraqi into one body, you get an explosion.
Monday, September 25, 2006
Tuesday, September 19, 2006
... Which just goes to show a week is a long time in politics. Actually, I already had this mostly drafted when the Brash thing broke, and I wasn't going to do a total rewrite. But I'll take this opportunity to wonder why people thought he was a model of integrity in the first place. I never got that.
New Hood: Investigate To Claim Clark/Brash Affair
Honestly, someone should make a complaint to the advertising standards people. "Smoking gun" indeed.
Friday, September 01, 2006
In response to a police investigation into his actions, embattled MP Taito Phillip Field has denied any criminality, stating that "[he is] not a crook".
Supporters of Mr Field have also come forward. "Taito Phillip Field has been investigated an entirely, completely and inarguably exonerated by this Ingram Report. These continuing allegations are clearly political," said Selio Solomon, Chairman of the Committee to Re-Elect the MP for Mangere. Read the rest...