Monthly Archives: July 2012

Graphical Manipulations #2: It’s My Labor Party & I’ll Cry If I Want To!


You could say that I’m not very happy with Right Wing Union thuggery and machinations currently destroying the Labor Party that I think truly represents the majority of people in Australia.  I’m particularly unenamoured with Paul Howes, Bill Ludwig and … Continue reading

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The Rant #12: The Multiple Choice Hypothetical! Asylum Seekers In Boats.


We’ve watched the hand-wringing, the crocodile tears, the political uncompromising opportunism related to dealing with asylum seekers who chance their luck at sea.  Their intent, to reach a place that they consider safe and will provide a better life and … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #1: The Connoisseur Meets A Baby & Talks to Americans.


Sometimes you just can’t help yourself, and these are the results! And again! Photo: Nicholas Kamm. Text: Not N. Kamm.

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Food For Thought #13: Climate Change: The Elephant In The Room!


The United States Climate Communication (Science & Outreach) (www.climatecommunication.org) recently released a report entitled: ‘Heatwaves and Climate Change’ which said in summary; “Climate change is already affecting extreme weather.  The National Academy of Sciences reports that the hottest days are … Continue reading

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On Another Note #1: Hope, Reward, Opportunity? Or Is That Hope, Opportunity, Reward!


There were a few things that caught the interest last week.  The first was that brilliant new slogan (or is it phrase?) generated by Tony Abbott and his NO Coalition to represent the aspirations of a bold new Australia under … Continue reading

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En Passant #7: Miracles And Other Such Stuff


The Indian founder/president of the Indian Rationalist Association, one Sanal Edamaruku, is facing arrest and trial on a charge of; ‘deliberately hurting religious feelings and attempting malicious acts intended to outrage the religious sentiments of any class or community’.  The … Continue reading

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