Sunday 1st of February 2015

dear reader .....

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the age of titlement .....

the age of titlement .....

ultimatum, using big words, nasty sticks and BLACKMAIL...

pyne thesaurus...

The impasse has caused great uncertainty for students who have just received university offers for 2015. While their fees are locked in for the current year, students will not know the fee scale for following years of their degrees. So far, only two universities have released fee estimates in the event the legislation passes the Senate.

the amazing tony and his contortionistic skills...

amazing....

Speaking to reporters in Melbourne, Mr Abbott said he stood by the decision but accepted that some people disagreed with the appointment.

"I accept it's been a contentious decision, I absolutely accept that. I absolutely respect people's rights to disagree with my call on this," he said.

disappointing result

 

apple and oranges

US technology giant Apple has reported the biggest quarterly profit ever made by a public company.

there goes the knighhood ....

there goes the knighthood ....

In his new book titled "Dangerous Allies," Malcolm Fraser, the former prime minister of Australia worries that the Canberra's dependence on the United States will eventually bring the nation into a direct conflict with China. His words echo those of Georgetown University professor Amitai Etzioni in an article he wrote for the Diplomat on Jan. 20.

always there to be an object of ridicule, like a toxic toad...

sir dick...

Some of Prime Minister Tony Abbott's most senior colleagues are bewildered, angered and dismayed by his decision to award an Australian knighthood to Prince Philip.

Prince Philip and former Defence Force chief Angus Houston were named Australia's newest knights today, under an honours system reinstated by Mr Abbott last year.

let there be light...

lights

It's about 120 years since the birth of a lot of technological advancement in the history of humanity. There had been some mighty science development before this time but it was quite limited in its application. 120 years ago, the invention of the steam engine and that of the combustion engine were supplemented by the broad usage of electricity. 

As well, about 120 years ago, the new science of "climate change" was first being studied with proper mathematical models.

invasion day .....

invasion day .....

If there is ever a day that I don’t feel Australian, it would be on Australia Day.

My mother is a fifth-generation Australian of English and Irish heritage and my father is Munanjahli and an Australian-born South Sea Islander.

je suis Raif .....

je suis Raif ....

Statement by a former Labour Leader on the death of a brutal dictator… breathtaking …

team awstrayla ....

team awstrayla .....

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