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  • US ambassador determined to get Barack Obama to try Vegemite

    11/14/2011 1:17:15 PM PST · by naturalman1975 · 53 replies
    Herald Sun ^ | 15th November 2011 | Phillip Hudson
    BARACK Obama will be given a jar of kids' Vegemite to tempt him to try the popular breakfast spread when he arrives in Australia tomorrow. US ambassador Jeffrey Bleich said he was a convert and told the Herald Sun he would try to change the presidential tastebuds after Mr Obama described Vegemite as "horrible". In March, when Prime Minister Julia Gillard visited a Washington school with Mr Obama, he told students he was no fan of the traditional Australian breakfast staple, describing it as "a quasi-vegetable by-product paste". Ms Gillard fired back that she loved Vegemite and now has the...
  • What's the dirt on Jeffrey Bleich?

    09/13/2009 11:29:16 PM PDT · by beagleone · 9 replies · 1,147+ views
    Vanity | 9/14/09
    The Obama Administration has named Jeffrey Bleich as US Ambassador to Australia. Does anyone have any dirt on him that would normally not be found in the mainstream media reports on his appointment? I'm in Australia and I'm trying to research this lib. Van Jones style dirt would be awesome but I'll settle for just super-lib stuff. Thanks.
  • Israel issues tender for over 300 homes in West Bank

    10/23/2003 2:51:26 PM PDT · by anotherview · 24 replies · 158+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 23 October 2003 | YAAKOV KATZ
    Oct. 23, 2003 Israel issues tender for over 300 homes in West Bank By YAAKOV KATZ The Housing Ministry issued a tender Thursday for the construction of more than 300 new housing units in two West Bank settlements. According to the tender, 153 new homes will be built in the West Bank settlement of Karnei Shomron near Nablus and another 180 units will be constructed in Givat Ze'ev near Jerusalem. The US-backed road map peace plan calls on Israel to halt construction of settlements in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, areas, where the according to the plan, the Palestinians...