Well ‘moving right along’ is what we wish we *could* do but the New South Wales government has turned its back on hundreds of thousands of people encouraged to move to North Western Sydney on the promises or increased and improved infrastructure… including a rail link to carry people from the areas they live, into … More Moving right along…
That ‘dripping’ is the sound of the steady erosion of privacy and individual freedom as the UK descends still further into the realms of Big Brother and the advent of the Police State. Bizarrely, to me at least, it’s a Labour government that is currently creating a Data Communications Bill to be presented as part … More Drip, drip, drip, drip…
The refusal of the Burmese military Junta to allow aid to be given to the huge numbers of their population still suffering from the effects of the recent cyclone have been called ‘crimes against humanity’ by the French. The Burmese have neither the infrastructure nor political will sufficient to relieve their suffering and the world … More Crimes against humanity?
Following my ringing endorsement of Ken Livingstone as potentially being re-elected Lord Mayor of London to let me use a corny old headline, Londoners have been out and voted… … and emphatically shouldered him aside in favour of Barmy Boris!! 🙂 The rest of the country took London’s lead as well and hammered the Labour … More Kenny, Kenny Kenny…
Lucky Sydney! We’ve just been given our own party gear… or something. For a little while now loudspeakers have been appearing on the streets which of course are there to play stirring music… or maybe to relay pop concerts to the masses yes? Nope. What we now have adorning the streets of Sydney is a … More Big Brother on the way.
So… Donald Rumsfeld was briefing George Bush in the Oval Office… “Oh and finally, sir, three Brazilian soldiers were killed in Iraq today.” Bush goes pale, his jaw hanging open in stunned disbelief. He buries his face in his hands, muttering “My God…My God”. “Mr. President,” says Cheney, “we lose soldiers all the time, and … More The genius of George.
The Premier and Vice Premier both quit in one afternoon? Sounds ominous. Both are leaving to spend more time with their families… heard *that* one before! Is it co-incidence there is a hoo-ha about them refusing to join in the water management scheme for the Murray-Darling?? Who knows… either way they’re gone Not exactly a … More What's going on in Victoria??
Me move? Nah… too old and fat. The wife on the other hand managed to wangle a lunch with Julia Gillard who is the Deputy Leader of the Labor Party. She spent lunch sitting next to her discussing amongst other things, her Welsh origins! No idea what else they talked about… something trivial like the … More Moving on up.
Rewards for the safe return of 4 year old Madeleine McCann kidnapped in Portugal have now reached an amazing $9 million. Nevertheless there is still no news of her whereabouts. That alone is cause for concern. Surely by now with the vast international publicity we’ve seen, if she was safe and well *someone* would have … More Madeleine McCann still missing.
It was ‘confirmed’ today that Kim Beazley will lead the Labor charge to the next federal election. This tells us two things. Firstly… assuming he *does* lead the party into the firing line…it tells us that Labor will lose again… badly. Secondly it tells us that *he* feels he is in dire trouble of losing … More More on Beastley