Friday 28th of November 2014

'Our' ABC .....

'Our' ABC .....

In my view, the ABC is not ‘our’ ABC, nor is it ‘our beloved’ ABC. It certainly isn’t an ‘impartial’ ABC. It is up to its armpits in defending capitalism. Sometimes it questions aspects of capitalism, but more often it seems to be pushing a conservative agenda.

"the tasmanian solution" revisited by the "liberals" (CONservatives)...

sydney was just bush

Gus' interpretation of Turdy Tony's deception on Aboriginal affairs: Crookery at the most despicable level...

kicking sand in your own face .....

kicking sand in your own face .....

from Crikey …..

 

 

Defending the Abbott government’s decision to cut more than $300 million from the public broadcaster budgets yesterday, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the Prime Minister’s election eve commitment to make no cuts to the ABC or SBS must be taken in “context”.

Here at Crikey, we agree. Below is just some of the context we found while searching online this morning.

fractured fairytales .....

fractured fairytales .....

“Russia reinforced what Western and Ukrainian officials described as a stealth invasion on Wednesday [August 27], sending armored troops across the border as it expanded the conflict to a new section of Ukrainian territory. The latest incursion, which Ukraine’s military said included five armored personnel carriers, was at least the third movement of troops and weapons from Russia across the southeast part of the border this week.”

playing tax evasion...

 

playing tax evasion

People love how cheaply and efficiently Jeff Bezos sells and delivers product to their door. So much so that his net worth, as the founder and chief executive of Amazon, is about $US30 billion ($34 billion).

Yet Bezos concerns himself with how much time his employees spend going to the toilet. The workers in his many warehouses, known as pickers, are constantly monitored.

the value of our flag .....

the value of a flag .....

knucklehead fails the pub test .....

knucklehead fails the pub test .....

If Tony Abbott thought radio host Alan Jones would provide him with a sympathetic forum to bask in his successful hosting of the G20 summit on Monday, he had another thing coming.

hollow man .....

hollow man .....

The adolescent country. The bit player. The shrimp of the schoolyard.

antonio the great white supremacist...

antoine

Australia's possible dual British citizen PM Tony Abbott today described Australia as “nothing but bush” before the arrival of the First Fleet. First Nations’ representative Natalie Cromb responds.

the flim-flam man .....

the flim-flam man .....

The meteoric rise to power of Barack Obama in 2008 was propelled by one of the greatest demagogic US Presidential campaigns of all time: To millions of young Americans, he promised to end the US wars in the Middle East. To millions of working and middle class voters, he promised to end the economic crisis by confronting Wall Street.

the fix is in .....

the fix is in .....

 

Suppose you’re in the supermarket shopping for groceries. While you’re strolling the aisle with your cart, a shadowy figure looms over your shoulder and changes the prices on the items you want to buy before you get a chance to pick them up.

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