Tuesday 25th of June 2024

please explain .....

please explain .....

Greens astounded as Flannery backs Turnbull

Greens leader Bob Brown has attacked environmental scientist Dr Tim Flannery for endorsing Federal Environment Minister Malcolm Turnbull. 

fractured fairytales .....

fractured fairytales .....

Hundreds of defendants sitting in prisons nationwide have been convicted with the help of an FBI forensic tool that was discarded more than two years ago.  

different strokes .....

different strokes .....

BuzzFlash wants to know why Bush fought tenaciously for powers to arrest anyone thought to be aiding a terrorist group, on his lone discretion, when he lets off an American corporation who admits to financing a group classified as a terrorist organization by, you guessed it, the Bush Administration. 

In short, if you are an individual and look at a Bushevik cross-eyed, they can arrest you for suspicion of aiding terrorism. 

rattus desperatus .....

rattus desperatus .....

God likes Liberal policies: Howard 

God is not a Liberal, but he sure likes Liberal policies, Prime Minister John Howard has told Korean churchgoers in his marginal Sydney electorate. 

core rattus .....

core rattus .....

from Crikey ….. 

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report was released over the weekend. Without urgent, aggressive steps to stop greenhouse gas emissions, climate change, it argues, will cause devastating heat waves, floods, starvation and disease.  

back at the zoo ....

back at the zoo .....

No charges laid yet over AWB. How convenient! 

Alex Mitchell writes: 

This Saturday, federal election day, marks the first anniversary of the completion of Commissioner Terence Cole QC's report into the AWB kickbacks scandal which saw $300 million in bribes passed to Saddam Hussein's Iraqi regime.  

on stick horses .....

on stick horses .....

Look out - here they come again!  

Bush & Buckshot are riding their little stick horses, waving the bloody flag of 9/11, demonizing another Muslim nation, shouting warnings about weapons of mass destruction, bellowing for regime change, and generally trying to whoop up a new war.  

rattus sh.t .....

rattus sh.t .....

John Howard will enter the final week of the election campaign well behind his rival, after a new poll of the government's most marginal seats showed the coalition has failed to gain ground on Labor. 

On a two-party-preferred basis, the coalition slipped one percentage point to 46 per cent, the Newspoll in The Australian newspaper shows. The coalition now trails Labor by eight points. 

toxic dwarf exposed .....

 

toxic dwarf exposed ..... 

'The allegations raised by Pearse are not easily dismissed . . . because of his pedigree and because of his access this is a book that could do considerable damage' (Chris Hammer – The Bulletin) 

high security .....

high security .....

The most senior British intelligence official, appointed yesterday to oversee MI5, MI6 and GCHQ, has a website revealing his home address, phone numbers and private photographs of himself, family and friends. 

Alex Allan, 56, is the new head of the Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC) with access to sensitive documents and information regarding anti-terrorist operations. 

pork futures .....

pork futures .....

The deputy leader of pork-barrelling, Mark Vaile, has criticised the Audit Office for making public its 1200 page audit of the Regional Partnerships Program, a claim Labor called "an outrageous slur" on the independence of the Auditor-General. 

lest we forget .....

lest we forget .....

On Remembrance Day 2007 – Veterans Day in America – the great and the good bowed their heads at the Cenotaph. Generals, politicians, newsreaders, football managers and stock-market traders wore their poppies. Hypocrisy was a presence. 

No one mentioned Iraq.  

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