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(Chicken) Little Government

February 17, 2014 - 19:44 -- Admin

Perhaps chief among the deceitful and cheap demagoguery perpetrated by Coalition in the election campaign, and ramped up during its alleged “government” is the state of the nation’s economy. Namely that we are in a Labor induced debt crisis and only the more economically “responsible” Coalition can rescue us from financial oblivion. This, like nearly all of their other agitprop, has virtually no factual basis whatsoever.

Fanboyism

February 10, 2014 - 14:18 -- Admin

“Insanity in individuals is something rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule.” - Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good And Evil

Give me liberty...

February 1, 2014 - 14:03 -- Admin

There’s a link doing the rounds that deserves a much wider audience and certainly a greater role in the national consciousness. This particular precis, which can be found here, is a study conducted by Dr Lawrence Britt in 2003 detailing the defining traits of fascism. The reason it’s so pertinent is because our current “government” displays a terrifying number of these traits.

20/20

December 31, 2013 - 12:50 -- Admin

2013 huh? Unlucky for some amirite? Thanks, I’m here all week, try the veal.

Old Macdonald

December 16, 2013 - 14:25 -- Admin

It’s been a big year for politics in general and dangerous right-wing lunacy in particular. So much so that you might find yourself having trouble keeping up, crippled by the small divot that has developed in your head from where you are repeatedly face-palming every decision, action and word said by the laughable farce of a “government” the thralls of this country “elected”.

Eucliddin' me, right?

November 19, 2013 - 11:30 -- Admin

The Member for North Sydney and Rich Uncle Pennybags tribute Treasurer Joe Hockey finally underwent his obligatory “f-list celebrity Twitter meltdown” this week, in which he pulled up anchor, ran out the long nines and fired a broadside at everyone’s favourite anonymous enemy - “the trolls”. In short, he went the full Charlotte Dawson.

O Pardon Me, Thou Bleeding Piece Of Earth

September 19, 2013 - 21:12 -- Admin

Tony Abbott says that a cabinet should be built on merit,And Abbott is an honourable man.Tony Abbott says that he is disappointed that there are so few women in cabinetAnd Abbott is an honourable man.Tony Abbott says that women were “right there, knocking on the door”And Abbott is an honourable man.So are they all, honourable men.

Well, not all, one woman slipped through.

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