July 12th 2003

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Articles from this issue:

COVER STORY: Will Telstra sale complete Liberals' takeover of Nationals?

EDITORIAL: The states' gambling addiction

WEST PAPUA: Rising US concern over Indonesian army killings

AGRICULTURE: Factory closure linked to stalled sugar reforms

STRAWS IN THE WIND: Counter-culture / Houses divided against themselves / Oil theories

DEFLATION: Is the world economy sailing into unchartered territory?

Partition of Kashmir? (letter)

Something rotten ... (letter)

Senate 'obstruction' (letter)

WORLD ECONOMY : The market is unpredictable

INTERVIEW: Cross-fertilisation the key to a vibrant world

SOUTH AUSTRALIA : Sex Education course leaves parents fuming

FAMILY: Tax splitting comes in from the cold

BOOKS: The West and the Rest, by Roger Scruton

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Senate 'obstruction' (letter)

by Don Sisson

News Weekly, July 12, 2003

The Senate isn't obstructionist. Mr Howard, please note, it is the political parties who are present in it, one of which Mr Howard leads.

One reason for the present composition of the Senate is the decision of the major parties, including Mr Howard's, to put One Nation last. Mr Howard got his result, and now he has to live with it.

Don Sisson,
Aspley, Qld

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