Sunday 24th of May 2015

let there be light .....

let there be light .....

The University of Western Australia has pulled out of its deal to create a "consensus centre" run by climate contrarian Bjorn Lomborg and partly funded by the federal government.

 

yet another village idiot .....

yet another village idiot .....

The head of the Abbott government's Business Advisory Council claims climate science is a new world order conspiracy involving the United Nations, democracy-hating environmentalists and Chinese communists.

the new queensland government is refusing to accept the former deputy premier's nomination for obscure reasons...

queensland politcs...

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk will again move tonight to try to resolve the impasse over the Parliamentary Crime and Corruption Committee (PCCC).

the confederates versus the union, once more...

 

norris texas

A bizarre conspiracy theory about a military takeover of the US state of Texas has surfaced after the US military announced it would be taking part in a training exercise there.

loades of relative bullbar...

traffic jams

Okay... Loades sells car insurance, house and apartment insurance... Loades' NRMA would be keen to have more cars on the roads. Though liberating Parramatta Road from traffic could be good, having new apartment blocks all along the way, the traffic will soon become more jammed than ever... Hum, Who knows. Unless the new road is a 3 lanes deep tunnel each way, all BELOW ground, Parramatta Road will remain a snake pit — especially if it is done as a half sunk monster as per the 1980s Greiner plan, with more people living along it.


in the beginning...

elections

As more US presidential hopefuls are coming to the fore, and pandering shamelessly to the religious Latinos, one has to wonder about all the various Christian sects, churches and denominations in that country, as well as the various schisms in the Muslim religion of the Middle East and in smaller numbers across the globe. 

We need to inspect the multiple origins of modern beliefs since 4000 years ago in the human brain, including that of the people and their excellently recorded delusions as being exclusively chosen by god.

american dreams .....

american dreams .....

 

soon coming near you, like a bad hair day...

nugget 2015

As the Joe Hockey Budget is looming on the horizon one can only expect some mediocre tempering on the previous budget which is still mostly languishing in the doldrums of the Senate, for good reason. But as usual, Old Gus could be wrong and we may be surprised... I thought I'd jumped the gun in making some dire satirical predictions... 

lifestyles ....

lifestyles .....

The year is 1834. Scotsman Campbell Drummond Riddell, treasurer of the new colony "Australia", begins construction of Lindesay House, the first major home built on the Darling Point peninsula in Sydney.

Together with his wife, Caroline, they enjoy commanding views of the glittering harbour from 17 acres of gardens, which sweep down to the shore. Four years later, they quietly celebrate the birth of their second son.

a place called conformity .....

a place called conformity .....

Following a week in Australia in which the words "heroes" and "heroism" bobbed on a tsunami of raw propaganda, a tribute is due to two unrecognised heroes. The first is Ray Jackson, who died on 23 April.

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