from the Monthly …..
Sunday June one 2014... Comparing the awful Telegraph on the left and the reasonable Herald on the right... Actually the Telecrap pushes the ultra-rabid rightwing agenda, while the Herald is often in the middle...
Chickens raised for slaughter are bred to grow three times faster than normal. Many die from heart attacks. Some starve to death because their infant legs can’t carry their adult bodies to feed. Sows spend much of their lives pregnant, giving birth in tight steel cages with concrete floors.
HE insists it was a coincidental rendezvous, but two days after dining with Clive Palmer Malcolm Turnbull has admitted an “obvious” fact: the Coalition has to schmooze the PUP leader.
“We ought to be talking to him, engaging with him,” he said before adding “obviously not ceding ground”.
King Liar is a tragedy by Billy Shakespeare. The titular character descends into madness after disposing of his estate between two of his three daughters based on cronyism at DFAT and a free-pass to an education scholarship, bringing tragic consequences for all of us.
from Crikey …..
Aussies dead in drone strikes & Brandis does not care
from Crikey ….
Asylum seekers detained on Manus Island were told that Papua New Guinea was dangerous, impoverished and corrupt as part of education sessions about the resettlement country.
from politicoz ….
"It's a mystery..."
Scoobydoo's famous line enters the world of philosophy via Roger Scruton... or vice versa.
Two weeks after delivering a budget seeking to push the cost burden onto students, a young Joe Hockey has emerged as the unlikely former leader of student protests against similar reforms.