Thursday 27th of November 2014

welcome to team awstrayla .....

welcome to team awstrayla .....

terra australis .....

terra australis .....

from crikey ….

Targeting of Muslims risks the exact terror threat we claim to oppose ….

'blinky bill' .....

'blinky bill' .....

rage against the bullshit .....

rage against the bullshit .....

In this short little presentation Prof. Mark Blyth of the Watson Institute for International Studies explains why austerity (that is, increasing taxes and slashing public spending on vital services, while of course spending increasing amounts of money on shoring up our deadbeat financial system) is not only not common sense, it is nonsense - and a dangerous one at that.

making goebbels proud ....

making goebbels proud ....

You have to admire the Abbott Government’s chutzpah.

Islamic State released a statement calling on believers to kill, among others, Australians. On the 7.30 Report Attorney-General George Brandis explained that they hate us for our democracy, our freedoms, our respect for women.

Hi- Just Call Me Cyberman

To me the Alpha state you get when sitting on a shitter

gives one the perfect mode of Zen in which to think up Twitter

It's easy since the implant hooked us all up to the net

Hi, just call me Cyberman- you haven't met me.. yet.

 

With eyeballs set to HD I take Foodies every day

Status updates bore me, so I've found a better way-

a realtime channel open that everyone can get

Hi, just call me Cyberman- you haven't met me.. yet.

 

and regrettably so, the idioth talketh...

freedom and terror

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has warned Australians that the balance between freedom and security "may have to shift", given the current "troubling" and "darkening" security situation.

some are completely bonkers...

bonkers

It’s important that the media are able to present the most accurate information about mental illness to the community. Below is a summary of brief facts about mental illness that media professionals can use within a story or use to provide context for a story.


foreign policy for beginners .....

foreign policy for beginners .....

Are you confused by what is going on in the Middle East?

Let Tony explain.

the flimflam man .....

the flimflam man .....

There are times when farce and living caricature almost consume the cynicism and mendacity in the daily life of Australia's rulers. Across the front pages is a photograph of a resolute Tony Abbott with Indigenous children in Arnhem Land, in the remote north. "Domestic policy one day," says the caption, "focus on war the next."

keeping us safe .....

keeping us safe ....

The core government responsibility of protecting lives should not have to come at the cost of illiberal privacy subversions, as represented by the data retention proposal.

Australians have been rightly appalled by the shocking images of depravity and mayhem caused by the jihadist military group the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), now known as Islamic State, and of Australian citizens found combating in conflict‑torn parts of the Middle East.

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