Wednesday 21st of August 2019

Gus Leonisky's blog

playing with matches while smoking the planet...

matches

The record-breaking heatwave that roasted Europe last month was a one-in-a-thousand-year event made up to 100 times more likely by human-driven climate change, scientists have calculated.

taking away workers rights — for developers "to get a backbone" and start building shonky apartment blocks...

code

The Morrison government must be thanking its lucky stars for John Setka.

Who would it point to in order to stir support for the latest tranche of proposed anti-union legislation, were it not for Setka?

political hell is paved with good intentions...

no free kicks

Although his circumstances are vastly different, Anthony Albanese is in sync with Scott Morrison in using the authority of leadership to the maximum.

Keep calm and avoid the green pills…

guideto

I visited a friend this morning in a psychiatric hospital. It was a desolate place, worse than flattened planet Murk, where one could hardly differentiate between the doctors and the patients. The doctors had to be those allowed out at night, and those collecting a wage — while the patients were on the health system and were sleeping like babies — crying crazy in the middle of the night.

 

a new chief from the old troops...

glowing

Newly appointed Minerals Council chair Helen Coonan has become the latest business heavyweight to call for nuclear power to be considered as part of Australia's future energy mix.

"it is I, leclerc!"... "man of a thousand faces, every one the same!"...

helga and the boobies

Who could forget this comedy of the 1980/90s, ‘Allo ‘Allo? There we could see René Artois (played by Gordon Kaye) being caught in the French Résistance, playing along like a fool, with Germans acting like fools in that region of foolish France so close to the English Channel that the village was a frequent hiding place for dumb English pilots that got foolishly shot down by the Luftwaffe…

 

Syndicate content