Thursday 30th of March 2017

fractured fairytales ...

fractured fairytales ...

“Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” – Alice in Wonderland

opposing democracies...

DS cover

Donald Trump has now been president of the United States for two weeks. It literally pains me to write about all that has happened in these first days. The president of the U.S. is a racist. He is attempting a coup from the top; he wants to establish an illiberal democracy, or worse; he wants to undermine the balance of power.

seriously though...

adapt or perish...

Australia needs to adapt to the new circumstances of Trump’s America


not the nuz...

fake nuz...

ANY INQUIRY into fake news is much like having a royal commission into the make up and motivation for halal food. (The latter absurd proposition has been put forth by a few Australian politicians irritated by the Islamist bogeyman.) Neither mission is particularly helpful, other than to illustrate a mounting ignorance about a phenomenon that always was.

The Sound of the Trump

One by one the Facebook friends fell
their green lights gone forever
as cities burned at the gates of hell
the smug, content and clever
saw the missiles fill their

10 days — 20 executive orders...

caligula

WASHINGTON — In just his first 10 days on the job, President Trump has already signed two proclamations,  seven executive orders and seven presidential memoranda. He's invented a new form of presidential directive — the national security presidential memorandum — and signed three of those.

the epiphany ...

the epiphany ...

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