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Graphical Manipulations #143: A Bit Of This. A Bit of That. Toads, Flags, And That Bloody Rat!


And we all thought, that with the Federal Parliament on six weeks holiday it would all quieten down and all the silliness would fade to the level of a bit of tinnitus!  Surprise!  Surprise!  There was no demise!  Idiocy, stupidity … Continue reading

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En Passant #4: Australian Politicians – ‘And, Who Knows, Perhaps The Horse May Sing’


When I think about Australian politicians and politics, in the acute depression that follows, I’m reminded of a story about extreme optimism in the face of overwhelming futility.  It goes something like this. Way back when, in some Mediterranean country, … Continue reading

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