Big Brother update

by Harry on January 6, 2006

I’m deeply disappointed in Daniel, Tom and Chris (especially Daniel, our house monitor of GG’s career) because this is the kind of news I expect to hear from them, not to have to provide by myself. Aren’t you all devotees?

BTW, do all the really unlikely contestants have the initials GG? Gary Glitter next, no doubt.

Defining victory down

by John Quiggin on January 6, 2006

Lots of people have already commented on the announcement that the Bush Administration plans to cease funding reconstruction programs in Iraq when the existing allocation of $18.5 billion is exhausted. Some comments, here, here and here. Coming late, there’s not much for me to do but survey the field and toss in some numbers.

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