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Wasted time

January 15, 2020 - 18:37 -- Admin

Wednesday, January 15, the Science Minister, Karen Andrews, will convene a
roundtable meeting of scientists to develop a response to the “devastating and
surprising” bushfire catastrophe1.

How Murdoch editors lie

January 13, 2020 - 11:02 -- Admin

In response to the opprobrium heaped on The
Australian for their constant climate change denialism now that climate change
is blindingly obvious to all but halfwits, one or other of the supposed editors
of this Murdoch rag have tried to justify their behaviour in an editorial in which
they deny their denialism1.

Liar Morrison

January 11, 2020 - 09:09 -- Admin

Sometimes when I write
these essays (or whatever they are), I find it difficult to not type with my
fists as my rage is almost insuperable. This one hasn’t made it any easier. Our
feckless Prime Minister Scott Mutebutton (sorry, Freudian slip, I meant
Morrison) has again tried to reimagine history much like he did when trying to
cover up his urging of Cabinet to use community fear of Muslims for political

How Murdoch ‘ruperters’ operate 22

January 9, 2020 - 08:56 -- Admin

Everyone knows that the main reason the
fire seasons are getting longer is because of climate change, even the deniers. The 2008 Garnaut Climate Change
Review, which examined the scientific evidence around the impacts of climate
change on Australia and its economy, predicted that without adequate action,
the nation would face a more frequent and intense fire season by 20201.
This is what we are seeing now. The Coalition government are in part to blame

Who to blame?

January 5, 2020 - 16:03 -- Admin

With the Coalition’s
decade of denialism finally coming home to roost by way of the catastrophic
fires mostly in New South Wales and Victoria, they are attempting to lay blame
elsewhere. Apart from Barnaby Joyce’s spectacularly silly brain farts where he
blamed the magnetic field of the sun1, and then his god for climate
change2, he stated that the Greens were to blame for the bushfires

A plea

January 4, 2020 - 11:42 -- Admin

I only know a couple
of people who I know are members of the Liberal Party, and one of them
suggested that Aboriginal Australians should be gathered together and ‘done
away with’. I have no doubt that almost everyone else in the Liberal Party
would be as outraged as I was upon hearing such a statement, and that should
their party leadership make such a statement, they would be unable to support it