Wednesday 20th of February 2019

Gus Leonisky's blog

the next lot of liberal (CONservative) ding-dongs?

mitch

Embattled Victorian Liberal Party figure Paul Mitchell has resigned his posts, following the furore over text messages in which he allegedly described Indians as "curries".

we ate the donuts...

pumping budgets
The Pentagon failed its audit amid a $21 trillion scandal (yes, trillion) - by Lee Camp

a lot of tears followed...

victory girls

In 1943, Tucker painted "Victory Girls". It is a painting described as a grotesque night image of the young women who roamed the city, dressed in the victory colours of the allies, “making themselves available to the soldiers”.

 

 

A police officer at the time recorded these "before-#metoo" events:

 

help is coming against the revolution...

sarkocron

It looks like the liberal President Macron has turned to his right-wing predecessor for help with the protests raging across France.

Why did the West rise above the rest?...

poster

Over the last two decades, academics and pundits have tried to answer this question. Most begin their search for the birth of the modern world somewhere over the last few centuries: the discovery of the Americas, the invention of the steam engine, perhaps the outbreak of the French Revolution.

the imbeciles are preparing for war...

ldv

Bipartisan panel: US must prepare for “horrendous,” “devastating” war with Russia and China

By Andre Damon 

16 November 2018


A bipartisan commission appointed by Congress issued a lengthy report Tuesday backing the Pentagon’s plans to prepare for a “great-power” war against Russia, China, or both, making clear that the Trump administration’s belligerent policies are shared by the Democratic Party.


sycamore — the CIA dirty little secret goes "private"...

sycamore

Operation “Timber Sycamore”, initiated by President Barack Obama was privatized a little before the election of President Donald Trump. It is now coordinated by the investment fund KKR (established by Henry Kravis and whose military activities are led by the former head of the CIA, General David Petraeus).

garbage, rubbish, refuse, crap, waste, debris, detritus, litter, junk, scrap, discard, shit, scummo...

garbage

It's all too easy these days to talk about how the Government and the Parliament are dysfunctional.

advice from liarzarus...

liarzarus...liarzarus...

“Politics is more fragmented now; we obsess more about single issues than we used to,” he [John Howard] said. 

understanding andré...

vitchek

How I became a revolutionary and internationalist: André Vltchek. 

the right to bare arms in the australian parliament...

bare arms...

ABC Radio National presenter Patricia Karvelas was asked by an attendant to leave the press gallery during Question Time at Parliament House because she was showing "too much shoulder".

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