The world is at a dangerous stage. We are dancing on the edge of a precipice and face the risk that we will be pitched into an authoritarian world that frames itself via extreme racist, misogynistic, and anti-Semitic ideologies. These ideologies are all racist, they are all misogynistic, they are all anti-LGBTQI. They are making common cause with anti-vaccination, and QAnon activists. The mainstream media … Continue reading Truth won’t save us from the Nazis
The conservatives fight back against Supersize Me – there is a new web site that dissects & attempts to demolish Spurlock’s arguments against McDonald’s: The “Food Police” are back, this time in a comedy entitled Super Size Me, produced by filmmaker Morgan Spurlock. Spurlock is a former TV show producer best known for his work creating the gross-out TV show “I Bet You Will” in … Continue reading Conservatives Fight Back – “Beware the Entertaining ‘Food Police’ “
It is with a grateful heart that I realise that it is only 26 more sleeps until the Australian election is over. Perhaps to liven things up during the campaign they should make the contenders put on sumo wrestling suits & fight instead of the extremely dull debate they had last night. The sheer tedium of the media presence of John Howard and Mark Latham … Continue reading Only 26 more sleeps until the election is over!
Ally often has an amusing turn of phrase, recently she said that another blog she had read “reminds you of the time the light went on for you and you realized that conservatism was not as dorky as it originally sounded – hell, maybe even those dumb conservatives had a point”. It got me thinking about this same political divide here in Australia for those … Continue reading Liberal V. Conservative in Oz
“What. WatchBlog is a multiple-editor weblog broken up into three major political affiliations, each with its own blog: the Democrats, the Republicans and the Third Party (covering everything outside the two major parties). Why. Let’s face it, politics is confusing. Sometimes it’s difficult to know who to believe, who to listen to and who to support. We’re here to help. Posting on a regular basis … Continue reading WatchBlog: 2004 US Election News, Opinion and Commentary
The NSW Independent Pricing & Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) released a report yesterday recommending that clocks and pop up messages warning gamblers that they have been playing too long on poker machines should become compulsory. The report also considers measures such as pre-committment such as setting a time or dollar limit prior to commencing gambling at a poker machine. The acting chairman of the tribunal said the … Continue reading Australia’s nanny state grows apace…
The Left Behind series by Tim La Haye & Jerry Jenkins is a phenomenon that has just recently been noticed by some in the mainstream press. It is a 12 book series commencing with Left Behind (ISBN: 0842329129) and culminating with Glorious Appearing: The End of Days (ISBN: 0842332375). But the series has been about since the mid-1990s and has spread throughout the evangelical and biblically based church communities … Continue reading Left Behind – by La Haye & Jenkins – Martial Christianity