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Radio presenter John Cargher dies

Just in on ABC News.

He sure kept on going right to the last, didn’t he? His last program was just last week. See John Cargher.

 
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Posted by on May 1, 2008 in events, music, radio

 

Obama’s Mister Wright…

The story in this morning’s Australian is typical of the genre:

Obama slam dunks the reverend

BARACK Obama expressed outrage at his former pastor yesterday and effectively ended his 20-year relationship with the Reverend Jeremiah Wright as he attempted to quell a controversy that has engulfed his campaign.

Senator Obama called a press conference yesterday to denounce Mr Wright, the man who married him and baptised his children, after the controversial clergyman repeated sensational claims this week that the US Government was responsible for the creation of the AIDS virus and US foreign policy was to blame for the attacks of September 11, 2001.

“I am outraged by the comments that were made and saddened by the spectacle that we saw yesterday,” Senator Obama said, referring to Mr Wright’s performance before the country’s media at the National Press Club in Washington.

In the past few days, Mr Wright has made a series of public appearances – he has a book coming out later this year – that have infuriated the Obama campaign, which hoped it had put the Wright controversy behind it.

The storm over Mr Wright and his most famous parishioner erupted in March when videos of the pastor’s sermons emerged on the internet and on television showing Mr Wright make some of his more incendiary claims. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 1, 2008 in America, challenge, Christianity, current affairs, faith, Political, politics, racism, religion, USA

 

April stats

If you are really interested, the stats for my blogs get given a workout on April 08 stats: modest.

 
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Posted by on May 1, 2008 in site news, site stats