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Graphical Manipulations #47: Tweets, Apocalypses, Rupert, Hockey, The Rat, Twitterers And Kid Stuff!


Has it been only one week of electioneering?  Or has time warped into a slo-mo crawl of excruciating political garbage spruiked by excruciatingly rancid and boring politicians all THREE WORD SLOGANNING and endeavouring to tell a bigger lie than their … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #44: Low Cost Drones, Falsity, Pies, Diatribes, The Rat, And A Word Or Two!


Another week passes and we continue to be politically inundated with the half-truths, outright lies, grandiose exaggerations, slogans, etcetera by politicians ever eager to convince you that the other bunch are a mob of disingenuous, half-truth telling, outright liars who … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #37: Gina, Paraprosdokian Rambles And The Rat Reprise!


Hmmm!  It would appear that Gina Rinehart’s recent tragic loss of a paltry $6 or $7 billion still weights heavily on my mind (certainly not on my pocket) to the extent that I’m still thinking about her and her billions … Continue reading

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En Passant #12: From The Mind Of The Child – The Creation Of A Tony Abbot Moment!


Sometimes things arrive serendipitously, or perhaps because your mind is away with the fairies and not really concentrating on the job at hand.  Whatever the reason such moments are to be cherished. Anyhow, to the story. Several months ago we … Continue reading

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Food For Thought#8: The Gini (Coefficient) Of The Lamp – Or, Are We A Country of Inequality?


There was an article in the Straits Times of April 10, which reported Professor Lim Yong Cha’s proposal that Singapore needed some shock treatment to wake up it’s economy.  His view was that the income gap in Singapore was approaching … Continue reading

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