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Graphical Manipulations #154: Rats! Lots Of Rats! And A Single Malcolm!


It’s been a long day and, exhausted from the task of deleting all those Tony Rabbott graphics put aside for a rainy Graphical Manipulation day, we’ve decided to give The Bloody Rat and a couple of his mates a bit … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #147: A Bronnie And Action, A Rat Or Three. The Rest Of The Rhyme, Is Not To Be!


It’s starting to become an embarrassment, that a Leftie like me, under all that rage at the incompetence of Rabbott’s Team Australia, began to experience the faint stirrings of feeling sorry for this pathetic bunch of losers, commonly referred to … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #144: Rats, Cows, Pigs! It’s A Right Menagerie! And A Missed Rabbott Missive!!


There’s a black bile rising in the throat! The eyes glaze over as a red rage threatens to burst a blood vessel or two and the anger mounts towards an explosion of vitriol and violence! And it’s only the first … Continue reading

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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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Graphical Manipulations #141: Rats, Maps, More Bloody Rats, Sheep, And Nationalistic Anthems!


What a busy, busy final week of Federal Parliament is has been, eh? And now, thankfully, the bunch of nondescript, amoral, unethical, self-indulgent, self-interested, grubs we jokingly refer to as “politicians” will pick up their nice little sinecures and retire … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #132: Mediocrity, Myopia, Rat Erudition, The Rat, Remembrance And Gourdliness!


In “The Lucky Country”, Donald Horne wrote; “Australia is a lucky country run mainly by second rate people who share its luck. It lives on other people’s ideas, and, although its ordinary people are adaptable, most of its leaders (in … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #126: Spare Me, Monkeys, Le Gourmand, Rattery, Diplomacy & Apocalypsesssss!


After many years of listening/watching presentations, especially Powerpoint presentations consisting of interminable slides, covered in thousands of words, or with complex graphics, flicked through at the speed of light, and overlain by excruciating explanatory gibberish, I recall from somewhere in … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #121: Lambies, Sinodinos, The Rat, Rabboting, The Rat, Daffy, Hills And Gourds!


Well whack my Gourd! What an exciting week and a day it has been, eh?  It’s a rare event when you can participate in a Lieberal leadership spill where the incumbent, Prime Winky Dill Rabbott, wins the spill with 61 … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #119: Gunfights, Cops, CO2, Lies, Pigs, Rats, Toads, Monkeys & Barnacles!


Well!  Here it is!  It’s AUSTRALIA DAY +1!  When we dragged out our patriotic fervour and gave it a bit of a dust off, tried to remember the National Anthem, resorted to thinking how ugly the flag was, and why … 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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