Sunday 21st of December 2014

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.  

said the sorcerer to the apprentice .....

said the sorcerer to the apprentice .....

Labor fudging election figures: Minchin 

The federal Coalition says its tally of Labor's election promises proves the Opposition is no more economically conservative than the Government. 

bushit by numbers .....

 

bushit by numbers ..... 

Bush Vetoes Major Domestic Spending Measure 

rattus trapped .....

 

rattus trapped ..... 

from Crikey ….. 

A world class exhibition of weaselling 

Mungo MacCallum writes: 

rattus revhead .....

rattus revhead .....

Howard rejects inflation concerns 

Prime Minister John Howard has spent much of the day fending off questions about whether his election promises will fuel inflation. 

Mr Howard announced more than $9 billion worth of promises yesterday at the Coalition campaign launch in Brisbane. 

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