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D enis Haliday left the UN effort in Iraq for a simple reason. Sanctions are killing the citizens, not the goverment and military. Austin Chronicle's Ben Geman sits down for a chat with Haliday in "Punishing the People."

Jerry Falwell continues his misguided crusade across America, this time targeting children's favorite "Teletubbies" TV show. Get the scoop in "Outing Tinky Winky," "Everyone is Gay!," and "Media Mix."

After last week's fun loving look at sex, we get serious with two pieces: fetishism takes center stage in "Up With Smoke," while "Sex Addiction" gives us a look at how lives are destroyed by a little understood disease.

Also up this week: the story of a witness to murder, an overview of the 2000 Presidential elections, a proposal for a new political party, the slant on Salt Lake City's history of scams, a tour of the 1999 Ford Mustang, and more.


Teeny Tidbits
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Punishing the People [2]
Former UN Humanitarian Aid Coordinator for Iraq Denis Halliday says sanctions are aimed at Saddam Hussein but are hitting everybody but.
— Ben Geman, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
The Maelstrom Of Justice [3]
Jamie Dean Givens, 26, awaits sentencing for the of murder 14-year-old Salena Kahl. This is the story of that senseless killing, by the woman who discovered it.
— Norah Booth, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
Presidential Campaign 2000 [4]
An overview of the coming race for the White House.
— Jack Moczinski, WEEKLY ALIBI
 
Forbes: Salt Lake is Scam Central [5]
Who was surprised at the recent Salt Lake City Olympic scandal.
— Ben Fulton, SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY
 

Teeny Tidbits
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Odds & Ends [13]
Timed-release news capsules from the flipside.
— Devin D. O'Leary, WEEKLY ALIBI
 
Mr. Smarty Pants [14]
Our resident know-it-all unearths the latest trivia.
— R.U. Steinberg, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 

Volume II, Issue 35
February 23 - March 1, 1999  
 

Outing Teletubbies
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Outing Tinky Winky [6]
Tinky Winky isn't human, but the Rev. Jerry Falwell says he's gay.
— Walter Jowers, NASHVILLE SCENE
 
Everyone Is Gay! [7]
Falwell fingered the Teletubbies, but why stop there? The network rundown of who's in and should be out.
— Bill Frost, SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY
 
Media Mix [8]
Vanity Fair worth the stand price? Never mind the Teletubbies. Isn't it about time the Rev. Jerry Falwell came out of the closet, too?
TUCSON WEEKLY
 

Sex Problems?
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Up With Smoke [9]
Sam is a nonsmoker, but he gets aroused when women blow smoke in his face. Ed makes videotapes of women forcing men to smoke. Welcome to the secretive erotic life of smoking fetishists.
— Michelle Chihara, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
Sex Addiction [10]
Like alcohol and drugs, a dependency on sex is the stuff of broken lives.
— Carolyn Campbell, SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY
 

Columns
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Letters at 3AM [11]
Establishing the party platform for a new Theocratic Party.
— Michael Ventura, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Pin The Tale [12]
Examining the 1999 Ford Mustang GT.
— Marc Stengel, NASHVILLE SCENE
 

Now What? [15]
Can't get enough news? You're in luck -- more news is created every day. Our Now What? page offers a plethora of recommended links to help keep you living in the present.
WEEKLY WIRE
 

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