Archive for February 2003

Samizdata contributor Brian Micklethwait blogs

February 20, 2003

Samizdata contributor Brian Micklethwait blogs what a lot of pro-war bloggers (myself included) can only hope is the real agenda of the Bush administration.

The purpose of taking out Saddam is not just to take out Saddam, but to wrench the whole balance of power in the Muslim world into a different state, a state far less helpful to Islamofascist (and other) terrorists.

Of course, this idea is hardly brand new, but this particular article sums up the moral position, and the “why Iraq” debate pretty well.


I wonder what HECS band

February 19, 2003

I wonder what HECS band this course will come under when it is inevitably approved.

If your ideal career is practical rather than artistic, try this course instead.

Poor Steve *Ring Ring* *Ring

February 19, 2003

Poor Steve

*Ring Ring*

*Ring Ring*

“G’day Steve Here”

“Hi Kettle, It’s Pot Here, YOU ARE BLACK!”

“Fuck off Tubby”


*ring ring*

“Stone the bloody crows, if that’s Taylor again…..”

“Hello Steve speaking….”

“Gudday ‘tugger’ it’s Heals here…”



This new blog produced a

February 19, 2003

This new blog produced a few giggles.

Heave Ho! Everyone’s favourite cocaine

February 18, 2003

Heave Ho!

Everyone’s favourite cocaine kiddies could be in for a torrid time in this Friday’s Wizard Cup match.

Keep an eye out for fellow Dumbleyung boy Ricky Mott who will hopefully get his first run in the purple jersey. I bet Jakovich won’t go slapping that little black duck.

Bonus Link: Vintage Gareth brought to you by Google!

All the way with Kofi

February 18, 2003

All the way with Kofi A!

Gareth Parker sums up Simon Crean’s position on Iraq.

Warnakulasuriya Patabendige Ushantha Joseph Chaminda

February 15, 2003

Warnakulasuriya Patabendige Ushantha Joseph Chaminda Vaas made history last night, and no, it wasn’t for having the longest name in world cricket (which he does).