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Tuesday, March 13, 2012

#420: 2004, Drive-By Truckers, Puttin’ People on the Moon

March 13, 2012

Today the Republican primary race hits the heart of the Deep South, with what look like knife-edge three-way contests in both Alabama and Mississippi. Regular readers of this blog will know that George and I have a peculiar relationship with the Deep South.  We abhor the racism and quasi-segregation that continues there to this day, […]

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What is the difference between Syria and Afghanistan?

March 13, 2012

This week has seen the news dominated by stories of death in Syria and Afghanistan – in Afghanistan, we have heard the dreadful account of an American Soldier who went on a killing spree executing civilians and children with no apparent motive; whilst in Syria we hear the ongoing story of the mass slaughter of […]

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