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Graphical Manipulations #130: @#%&?!^ Polls, Told Ya So, Meaningful Toads, Fantasy, And Bloody Rats!


It was the dulcet text of the Sydney Morning Herald’s Mark Kenny in 12 point Arial telling us that; “Three key findings in this month’s Fairfax-Ipsos poll deserve mention: (1) over a third of voters believe the GST should be … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #123: Logic, Teamsters, Reviews, Rats, Monkeys, Comedians & Gourdliness!


Well! It’s been confirmed that there are moves, albeit initial, to formerly alter the Australian honours system to give gongs more appropriately referred to as “Mates”! And not to be left in the lurch, there are strong moves to give … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #118: Poverty, Intellect, Lambie’s, The Rat, Toads, Monkeys & Longevity!


Paid a little visit to the Capital of our nation over the weekend and took a youngling to see the sites and show them that place on the hill, Parliament House.  An imposing place, beautifully crafted by artisans into a … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #117: Awakenings, Explanatories, Rats, Toadliness, Monkey Business and Pigs in Pokes!


Sitting there, in the “Weekly Snippets” Word file (that’s the one which stores all the potential Graphical Manipulation gaffes prior to their graphical association) looking pretty forlorn and lonely was the snippet that when the ABC’s Leigh Sales asked our … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #109: Largesse, Rats, G20’s, Credibility, Shirtfronts And Toads!


Greetings you generous Australian taxpayer’s you!!  It’s always nice to know that you are keeping those foreign energy cartels going with your tax breaks – so willing to forgo tax from such people:  “Rich countries are subsidising oil, gas and … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #105: Shirtfronts, T Shirts, The Rat, Command, Confidence, And Other Bits!


Hmmm! ‘Shirtfronting’ seems, these days, to have a different connotation to that I recall from my Sandgroper days. In those days of callow youth when the brain was predominantly controlled by the gonads and testosterone, the fine art of ‘Shirtfronting’, … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #104: Moving, Hate, Tunnel Light, The Rat, Doormats, Commanders And Trust!


Cynic (say sin-ik) noun a person who believes that people’s reasons for doing things are selfish, bad, or for ulterior motives and shows this by sneering at them. Cynical adjective, cynically adverb, cynicism noun (Thanks Oxford). I’ve never been one … Continue reading

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