Saturday 25th of January 2020

Gus Leonisky's blog

the murdoch crew : the vampires who feed on garlic bread and fake blood sausages...

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The year 2019 was the hottest on record for Australia with the temperature reaching 1.52C above the long-term average, data from the Bureau of Meteorology confirms.

The year that delivered crippling drought, heatwaves, temperature records and devastating bushfires was 0.19C hotter than 2013, the previous record holder.

from the master of "where the bloody hell was I"?...

from the advert dept...   The challenge posed by the nation’s bushfire crisis will remain into the new year, but Prime Minister Scott Morrison says everyone can take comfort in the “amazing spirit of Australians”.

the pangs of life...

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"Marriages don’t last the way they used to.” we are often told by old women. Theirs lasted nearly 60 years of love, trials, boredom, six children, anger and deception, until the old man’s brain vanished into dementia and died with no memory of his own existence. 

the top 5 mainstream media myths that perpetuate income inequality — nothing new...

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The Real News takes aim at the top 5 mainstream myths that bolster income inequality and tout the ultra-rich.

 

Read more:

https://therealnews.com/stories/the-top-5-mainstream-media-myths-that-pe...

 

 

why I stopped reading mother jones...

MJ For a while this publication, "Jones' Mum", showed some guts and then got taken in by the ideological sloppies. By this I mean that guts can produce hard shit or one can have the runs. The latter is not pretty.

tell him he's dreaming...

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There will be fireworks to introduce the New Year... 2020.

 

Get ready for the first complete synthetic human brain, moon mining, and much more. Maybe robotic moon bases, chips implanted in our brains, self-driving cars and high-speed rail linking London to Beijing. According to a dazzling number of technology predictions that single out the year 2020, it's going to be to be one heck of a year. Here, we take a look at some of the wonders it has in store.

praise al qaeda and praise daesh...

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The United Nations says refugee agencies in north-west Syria are being overwhelmed as almost a quarter of a million people flee a fresh bout of fighting.

brexit royal roundup to crap crops, poison town waters and kill you early...

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BORISS

Environmentalist Dr Rosemary Mason has ... written an open letter addressed to three senior officials in Britain: John Gardiner, Under Secretary of State for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in the British government; Chris Whitty, the Chief Medical Officer for England; and Chris Wormald, Permanent Secretary at the Department of Health and Social Security.


Even the arts become (always have been) mercenaries of the corporates…

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As a former commercial artist/advertiser guru for more than 55 years, Gus knows the pits of corporatism deception. Even great art has always been at the glorious service of kings and the Church.

 

as the singing budgie invites you to come and visit aussieland...

julian land   WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange languishes in a British prison awaiting probable extradition to the United States to stand trial for violating the Espionage Act of 1917.

Fossil leaves suggest global warming will be harder to fight than scientists thought...

temp   When it comes to carbon dioxide (CO2) and climate, the past is prologue. Barring radical change to humanity’s voracious consumption of fossil fuels, atmospheric CO2 is bound to go up and up, driving global warming. But it won’t be the first time that CO2 has surged. In Earth’s ancient atmosphere, scientists see the faint outlines of a CO2 roller coaster, climbing and dipping across deep time in repeated bouts of climate change. “Each little slice in Earth’s past is a replicated experiment,” says Dana Royer, a paleoclimatologist at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. “It helps us think about where we may be headed in the near future.” 

how good was that year of preserved old fruits at st brutes...

change  From Gadfly...

There’s a carnival atmosphere at St Brutes (motto: Tabula in naufragio) as the end-of-year speech day gets under way.


Parents, boys and staff are assembled in a marquee on the oval. Professor Flint on the Wurlitzer falls silent as the headmaster, Mr Morrison, strides to the lectern, droplets of lunchtime pie and sauce on his chin catching the afternoon light. Pastor Houston is invited to say a short and meaningful prayer.


just in case you missed it: the grinch keeps up his annual tradition of hiding his climate deceitful failures...

grinch   The Federal Government has kept up its annual tradition of trying to hide its many climate failures by announcing—two days before Christmas and in the middle of a national bushfire emergency—that it will underwrite two new gas-fired power stations.

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