Saturday 30th of August 2014

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letting slip the dogs of war .....

letting slip the dogs of war .....

With the shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine turning a local civil war into a U.S. confrontation with Russia, U.S. intelligence veterans urge President Obama to release what evidence he has about the tragedy and silence the hyperbole.

turning the other cheek .....

tony's faith book .....

Imagine this: A Muslim zealot hands out offensive brochures in a public school. The material tells impressionable children that girls who do not cover themselves invite sexual assault by tempting men (who are famously weak of flesh - it's the way God made them).

from the world of phoney tony ....

from the world of phoney tony .....

The independent Parliamentary Budget Office has called into question claims health spending is spiralling out of control, noting government spending is projected to grow in line with the economy over the next decade and that health will account for only a small amount to that growth.

world congress of families .... (cancelled) *

world congress of families .... (cancelled) *

 

* from politicoz ….

an open closed mind...

an open mind

"My thoughts are well-known to many people, but that had no bearing on this report whatsoever," he told ABC radio.

"We looked into this with a completely open mind. We consulted with over 200 people, stakeholders, governments, right across the country, we had 800 to 900 submissions which we reviewed, we took all of that into account when we came to our report. It had nothing to do with my other thoughts in that area."

Mr Warburton also accused the renewable energy sector of "extreme exaggeration" about the loss of jobs and small businesses is [if —sic] the government adopted the report's recommendations.

keeping isis at beige...

napolabbott

Mr Obama's decision to address the media in a breezy, light-coloured summer suit swiftly took centre stage for many, even though he was talking about Russian responsibility for rebel actions in Ukraine and ongoing US air strikes against the Islamic State in Iraq.

team awstrayla .....

team awstrayla .....

“I think we as Australia have to continue to step up to the plate to meet our world objectives, to do the right thing by the peoples of the world & to stand up for our Western values & I think our values & the American values align completely. I think the threat posed by the Islamic State is to all civilised peoples, not just us of white Anglo-Saxon backgrounds.”

pyne explains how his elitist toilet-bowl education policy works...

 

pyneducationing

The Education Minister is confident he can negotiate with Senate crossbenchers to get the package through Parliament by November.

ouch !!!!...

 

wombat airlines...

Qantas has shocked everyone with a record $2.84 billion headline loss, around three times as bad as expected.

only a psychopath would overtly rob the commonwealth in this manner...

psycho tony

 

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has seized on leaks from the government party room saying they show the Prime Minister is unfit to govern the country.

Tony Abbott stunned MPs when he told them he scheduled a visit to a cancer research centre in Melbourne on Tuesday so he could justify billing taxpayers for a Liberal Party fundraiser in the same city the night before.

young lifters .....

young lifters .....


building team awstrayla .....

building team awstrayla .....

from Crikey ….

'No credible threat' from the virus of radicalisation

I could go to goal for this next month .....

I could go to goal for this next month .....

By Bill Rowlings, CEO of Civil Liberties Australia

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