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Sunday, August 26, 2012

#531: 2004, The Czars, Paint The Moon

August 26, 2012

I suppose it could have been Fly Me to the Moon, or Man on the Moon, or Walking on the Moon, or Harvest Moon, or The Killing Moon, or Moon River, or Blue Moon, or Bad Moon Rising, or Moonshadow or Ticket to the Moon, or Moondance, or even New Moon on Monday.  It was […]

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Week 34: Hero – Neil Armstrong

August 26, 2012

This week our hero award goes to Neil Armstrong. This week a true hero died.     While spoilt for choice for villains and prats, we were struggling to identify a nominee for our hero award this week, finding little inspiration from the week’s events.  But with the sad news this weekend of Neil Armstrong’s death […]

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Week 34: Villain – Mitt Romney

August 26, 2012

This Week’s Villain of the Week is Republican Presidential Contender…Mitt Romney US politics has a grim history of race baiting and dog whistle strategies which play to the fears of white America.    From Richard Nixon’s southern strategy in 1968, Reagan’s attack on ‘welfare mothers’, through to the Bush Sr campaign’s notorious Willie Horton attack ad […]

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Week 34: Prat – Congressman Todd Akin

August 26, 2012

This week, our award for the most spectacular prattishness of the last seven days goes to Missouri Congressman and Senate-hopeful Todd Akin This time last week, if you had heard of congressman Todd Akin at all, it would have been as the anti-abortion Republican favourite to win the senate race in Missouri later this year. […]

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