Day: December 17, 2005

  • How The US Killed The Truth

    A boy weeps as others survey the damage caused by a US air strike on Fallujah. Picture:AFP A 30-year-old Oxford graduate with no public relations experience has been handed a $100m contract by the Pentagon – to plant false stories in Iraqi papers. (Source: The Independent) I wrote previously about the totally unsurprising revelations concerning…

  • Today In Town

    …I was standing by the Flowerpot and a rather smartly-dressed bloke came up to me. He said: Excuse me, do you speak English? I replied: No. He thanked me (in English) and walked off. And people wonder why I think Derby is a strange city.