Monthly Archives: March 2014

Tasmanian Elections (Part 2)

The instant I touch down at ‘Uncle Bob’s Green and Gay International Airport,’ the hopelessly deluded Larissa Waters’ dream of Tasmania’s Utopia is in shatters. Sixteen years of rule by deranged progressives has turned it into Australia’s worst nightmare. Out … Continue reading

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Tasmanian Elections (Part 1)

An urgent phone call from New York today has me off to Tasmania, seconded at the last minute to the UN’s team of international observers monitoring the elections. Since it was officially listed as a third-world country after the Labor/Greens … Continue reading

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Weekend Excitement

Quite an exciting weekend ahead of me. I don’t mean because of the Senate elections in Western Australia and the fact that Scott Ludlum may lose his seat, which would be good. Nor do I mean because of the Tasmania … Continue reading

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Crime and Crimea –

Has anyone else noted the triple irony of the presence of the word “crime” in the name “Crimea?” [Now read on…] In their eagerness to please their German masters during WW2 it is well known that Ukrainian fascist groups in Ukraine … Continue reading

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Cultural Matters

Bad news from Iraq again today: this time it’s about paedophilia. So I naturally decide to skim through my newly arrived copy of Waleed Aly’s ‘Shariah For Aussie Kids (Vol 2)’ to see what it has to say about it. … Continue reading

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If A Tree Falls In The Forest, And Nobody Is There to Hear It …?

“If Scott Ludlum talks garbage in the Senate, and no one is in the chamber to hear it, is it still garbage?” The answer is, of course, yes. Despite the chamber being that (completely empty), through the benefit of TV … Continue reading

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More Moral Chutzpah from Marr

There is always an ever-present feeling of nausea accompanying any reading of an article by David Marr. And his lecture to Australians in yesterday’s Guardian about their treatment of illegal boat refugees was no exception. In fact, such was the … Continue reading

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Ukraine Dilemma

Despite requests to help diffuse the situation I intend to keep right out of the Ukrainian mess. On one side you have a motley collection of Ukrainian fascists, bandits and thieves wanting to join the EU, and on the other … Continue reading

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Silence is Golden

A friend rings me to ask why, since becoming PM, Abbott hasn’t rated much of a mention in my blog? I reply that, while Geoffrey Rush secretly coaches Abbott on how to string more than two sentences together in public … Continue reading

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Bio-Markers (1)

Greatly excited after reading an article in New Scientist about the discovery of certain so-called ‘bio-markers’ in our DNA and the enormity of what they promise. Scientists have found unique markers which can genetically pin-point a person’s predispositions to certain … Continue reading

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