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  1. In search of my own Deep Throat

    Posted Jun 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Of all the people in a position to change the world, the best placed- apart from nuclear scientists- are journalists. Anyone in accounting, investment banking or retail sales wishing to dispute that point need go no further than the Waterga ...

  2. Believe it or not

    Posted Dec 26th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer The end of the year is nigh and it is time to own up to my mistakes. There is nothing wrong with making a prediction that turns out to be off the mark; I do not put this in the category of a punishable crime. I have made my assertions in go ...

  3. Conan, the librarian

    Posted Jun 12th 2009, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... to drive nails into the coffin of the form of the book that I have so loved. He announced that the US state's students would soon be learning only from digital texts. Hard-bound books were ... and the actor had to think again. The fuel-guzzling Hummers were soon gone. He has ordered strict emissions standards for vehicles sold in the state and that government buildings use clean energy. ...

  4. The gargantuan task

    Posted Nov 07th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer So those of us who plumped for Barack Obama to be the man have had our day. Life is indeed sweet, we are patting one another on the back and basking in the fact that George W., Dick and that lot will soon be out of the White House. In their ...

  5. A less liberal America

    Posted Sep 07th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Two Americas have emerged from the maelstrom that engulfed the United States two years ago. One is familiar to the mainstream of society and is barely changed from the old; the other ... is over-riding the State Department in directing American foreign policy and while that continues, anything can happen. Peter.kammerer@scmp.com ...

  6. Counting the cost of the Iraq war

    Posted Aug 16th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... addressed by the American or British administrations, the United Nations or any other official body,' he said. 'It's being left to unofficial amateurs to do the work.' Dr Sloboda ...

  7. The mother of all corruption

    Posted Dec 05th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... mismanagement. The Republican Party senator heading one of six United States congressional committees investigating the programme, Norm Coleman, has called for UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan to resign ... and for dozens of individuals, the scandal of the United Nations oil-for-food programme could evolve into something more akin to a Stephen King horror movie. American politicians have called it one ...

  8. Classic Clinton

    Posted Aug 16th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... to the inner-most layer.' He was the governor of the US state of Arkansas when he first visited, 33 years old and on the political ascendancy. Just over 13 years later, he would defeat US President ... United Nations approval, Mr Bush had done more reaching out for co-operation with other nations. 'They've got their aid programme running, their Aids campaign going, they've worked ...

  9. Plenty to crow about

    Posted Feb 11th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer With a raucous crow and a cocky strut, the Year of the Rooster is upon us. But even though I live across the street from a KFC and, therefore, thought I knew everything possible about such birds, I am nonetheless confused. I blame the fung ...

  10. One giant leap backwards

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... camera. With such thoughts in mind, it was with a sense of bewilderment on Tuesday that I found out the United States was going to spend US$104 billion to put Americans back on the moon by 2018. ...




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