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Author: Daryl

Mashups That Would Never Work

On the Interweb these days, it’s all about the Mash-Ups, baby. Take Google Maps and put Flickr photos on there, or get the number for the closest Liquor Delivery service simply by clicking where you live on a Google Map. Or use Google Maps to show you where people have been stashing crap for you to find.

Well, I’m going to give you a few mashups that will never work: Because they have nothing to do with Google Maps.

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Phased Withdrawal, or Cut and Run?

So, it seems the Mighty United States is getting closer and closer to admitting failure in Iraq. As one of the very many that was duped into believing it was a good war to fight, I suppose there is a part of me that feels like gloating it over Dubya. Not just Dubya, but Rumsfeld, Cheney and Wolfowitz as well. But I can’t do that.

Tomorrow is ANZAC Day here in Australia, so perhaps it is a time for reflection.

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Is Iran Gagging For It?

I don’t need any more convincing. Iran seems to have decided that it wants a showdown with the West, and it wants it sooner rather than later.

By “showdown”, I don’t mean a war – though that may eventuate – but I believe they really do want to see how far the West can be pushed before we threaten and/or use force.

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