Saturday 19th of April 2014

Little Boxes of Adelaide

(With apologies to Malvina Reynolds)

St Clair

 

Little boxes on the hillside, Little boxes in our leafy parks

Little boxes, little boxes, little boxes all the same

Theres a Liberal one, and a Labor one

flying quaint arse .....

 

flying quaint arse .....

from the 730 report …..

JOE HOCKEY: Well, Labor have no Plan B. Labor have no Plan B. We have laid down...

SARAH FERGUSON: Do you have a Plan B?

a rotten apple .....

a rotten apple .....

US tech giant Apple has shifted an estimated $8.9 billion in untaxed profits from its Australian operations to a tax haven structure in Ireland in the last decade, an investigation by The Australian Financial Review has found.

obama is black as a black pot...

 

pot kettle

President Vladimir Putin has delivered a robust defence of Russia's actions in Crimea, saying he would use force in Ukraine only as a last resort.

we've got [quite] enough of hypocrite tony...

hypocritical idiot

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Australia has [quite] enough national parks and he will set up a new Forest Advisory Council to support the timber industry.

Speaking at a timber industry dinner in Canberra overnight, Mr Abbott said too much forest is currently locked up in Tasmania.

once upon a time .....

once upon a time .....

the war of retouching...

remembrance

Tonight,  on Channel Ten "The Project",  the presenting crew had a segment with a forceful mum complaining about a photographer having dared to offer to retouch her kid's school pictures...  Oulalah It hurts... But?

another royal invasion...

royalls

 

Prince William, Kate, baby George confirm tour stops for April visit to Australia, New Zealand


let loose the iron maiden .....

let loose the iron maiden .....

"Foreign minister Julie Bishop will officially summon the Russian ambassador, Vladimir Morozov, in Canberra on Monday morning for an explanation of his country’s actions in the Ukraine.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Sunday called on Russia to “back off” from its military escalation in the semi-autonomous region of Crimea."

the weight of a nation ....

the weight of a nation .....

In political economist Mancur Olson's path-breaking book, The Rise and Decline of Nations, published in 1982, he argued that a country's economic stability ultimately leads to decline as it becomes increasingly dominated by organised interest groups, each seeking to advance their interests at the expense of others.

freedom fashion

freedom fashion

more to come...

A Petition in a Poem to Save St Clair

I"ll give you the first couple of verses- if you want to read it to it's end and sign, I'd be eternally in your debt.  There are two weeks till the South Australian election.  Every signature to this will make a difference to the Park's survival!  The end of the poem is here: GardenGarden

spot the bad guy .....

spot the bad guy .....

Waltham, September 11, 2011: Three men, throats slit, cash and drugs left on the bodies. Two years later, two dead suspects: Tamerlan Tsarnaev, and a friend who the FBI says was about to confess. One haunting question: Could solving this case have prevented the Boston Marathon bombings?

a nasty freudian slip...

freudian slip

 

Un-Australian and unhinged, and not doing well in the three big states, the Liberals are seeing the doom of their house, writes Bob Ellis.

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