Saturday 20th of April 2024

Gus Leonisky's blog

banco ....

banco .....

looney tunes .....

looney tunes .....

Rupert Murdoch, the owner of News Corp. and The Wall Street Journal, says Google and Yahoo are giant copyright scofflaws that steal the news. "The question is, should we be allowing Google to steal all our copyright ... not steal, but take," Murdoch says.

newsbreak .....

newsbreak .....

the mad hatter's tea party .....

the mad hatter's tea party .....

Last but not least: it turns out that the tea parties don’t represent a spontaneous outpouring of public sentiment. They’re AstroTurf (fake grass roots) events, manufactured by the usual suspects. In particular, a key role is being played by FreedomWorks, an organization run by Richard Armey, the former House majority leader, and supported by the usual group of right-wing billionaires. And the parties are, of course, being promoted heavily by Fox News.

pirates of penzance .....

pirates of penzance .....

Negotiations over the American captain taken hostage by Somali pirates broke down on Saturday, according to Somali officials, after American officials insisted that the pirates be arrested and a group of elders representing the pirates refused.

the dogma cure .....

condemned by dogma .....

"They encourage promiscuity," the cardinal told Sky Television. "The idea that you can solve a great spiritual and health crisis like AIDS with a few mechanical contraptions like condoms is ridiculous."

bandstand .....

bandstand .....

eyesore .....

eyesore .....

french dressing .....

french dressing .....

table for one .....

table for one .....

Opposition treasury spokesman Joe Hockey says Labor's deception over Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's mid-air meltdown is worse than the actual incident itself.

Mr Rudd has publicly apologised for verbally abusing a flight attendant and reducing her to tears on a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) flight in a row over food earlier this year.

However News Limited has reported that Mr Rudd's media adviser, Lachlan Harris, initially denied the incident happened when first asked about it.

the inside man .....

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