Sunday 25th of October 2020

insanity is voting for one of them and expect a change of weather...

trumpe

An article by Ad Astra (?) questions the sanity of voters in America. From the comfort of our armchairs, we can comment about the way Trump behaves and mostly imagine his madness, all approved by many Americans who give some credence to "Insanity Is Doing the Same Thing Over and Over Again and Expecting Different Results" by voting for him again. 

 

please wear your mask in mask designated areas...

masked

Please note that Gus isn't inciting to rebellion. Gus is a law-abiding citizen even if the laws are stupid. By now we should know that protesting in the streets is only going to attract police on horseback and flies. Remember that stick and stones will break your bones... leaving your spirits in tatters...

 

rebuilding the future of trade in a brexit era...

brexitations

When the COVID-19 era is finally over, a lot of the infrastructure it has made obsolete will have to rebuilt, with very little money. As ever, we will be treated to dreams rather than substance. We will be told to forget about the small print and concentrate on the big picture, i.e. the ones the politicians want us to hear. 

the prophecy of trump by asimov: the end that is not the end...

trump

In his book Earth is Room Enough, Asimov indulges in the to be or not to be concept... In this story, The Last Trump, Things are not like they seem to be...

 

 

"... we're all dead aren't we? The world's come to an end, hasn't it?"

"But you've been declared legally dead and I haven't."

"Oh, we'll change that, son. There are going to be more of us than of you and votes count."

 

 

By the end, we are made aware that time is thus immaterial because the date of The Last Trump is wrong or not...

 

 

free and fair elections are being threatened...

democracy

Around the world, democracy is losing ground. Polarization and disinformation have rendered liberals and conservatives unable to agree on basic facts. State violence and suppression of citizens' rights are resurgent. Free and fair elections are being threatened.

"nothing that some tax cut for the rich can't fix"...

recession

Coronavirus Australia live news: Josh Frydenberg says post-COVID economic recovery 'will take years'


Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says it's "going to take years" for Australia to make a full post-COVID economic recovery, and pledges to be "ambitious" in the October budget.

 

life was meant to be easy...

jobkeeper

Millions of dollars have been scooped up in CEO bonuses and paid out in stock dividends by corporations that also claimed the JobKeeper wage subsidy, a Labor MP claims, in a situation described as “disgraceful”.

rising methane, sponsorships and hot air...

PQ mag

The rush to immunise populations against Covid-19 could lead to the rollout of a vaccine that is not very effective and risk worsening the pandemic, leading scientists have said.

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