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Paul Thomas

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  • 20 Dec, 2015 3:38pm
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  • 11 Dec, 2015 9:30am
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Statistics show Americans have a far greater chance of being shot dead in shootings perpetrated by their fellow Christian Americans than in terrorist attacks by Muslims, writes Paul Thomas.
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  • 4 Dec, 2015 9:05am
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It's a given that plenty of politicians play fast and loose with the truth, especially on the campaign trail, writes Paul Thomas. Trump isn't hyping his policies or exaggerating his opponents' shortcomings, he's slandering an entire community.
  • 27 Nov, 2015 9:30am
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Both Key and Malcolm Turnbull have embraced causes not normally associated with conservatism.
  • 20 Nov, 2015 9:06am
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Muslim communities have to be more forthright in their commitment to Western values and less indulgent of those in their midst who preach and practice hatred, writes Paul Thomas.
  • 19 Dec, 2014 5:00am
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How many Pakistani children have to be slaughtered to stop a cricket match? We don't know, but it's more than 132, writes Paul Thomas.
  • 21 Nov, 2014 9:30am
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Clothes may no longer make the man, but it seems they can still break him.
  • 28 Dec, 2013 5:30am
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It was the Domestic Goddess who was on trial in the Isleworth Crown Court (and in the Court of Public Opinion), rather than her former personal assistants, writes Paul Thomas.
Paul Thomas: Saintly message, but some haven't heard it
  • 14 Dec, 2013 11:17am
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You start to wonder if it's all got slightly out of hand when cricket commentators call for instant canonisation.
  • 7 Dec, 2013 5:30am
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New Zealanders have good reason to admire Nelson Mandela's seemingly infinite capacity for forgiveness.
  • 30 Nov, 2013 5:30am
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The world's great powers are channelling John Lennon and Yoko Ono: "All we are saying," they are saying, "is give peace a chance", writes Paul Thomas.