Monday 22nd of July 2019

the end of exceptionalism ...

the end of exceptionalism ...

At the conclusion of the Second World War the United States was the overwhelmingly dominant military and economic power. The other major colonial powers, in particular France and the United Kingdom, had been financially exhausted by the war. Germany was shattered, its industry in ruins. The United States has a monopoly on nuclear weapons and there were serious plans to use those weapons on the Soviet Union (Operation Unthinkable) (1).

jones saves his hubris from facts...

jones

Commercial wireless bloviator Alan Jones doesn’t like the ALP’s policies on electric cars, cancer treatment, negative gearing, superannuation, energy or climate change. And that’s just the start.

stop the stopper who stopped the stop adani coal mine...

melissa

Environment Minister Melissa Price has granted federal approval to the controversial Adani coal mine following intense pressure from her Queensland colleagues to sign off on the plan before the federal election.

termini ludos politicus...

termini ludos politicus

 

In Kanbra, that dismal town

Where politicians go to shit-pledge

don't be afraid... he's seriously smiling...

planet

“Don’t be afraid, don’t be scared, it won’t hurt you. It’s coal.” With these words Australia’s Treasurer Scott Morrison taunted the Opposition, attempting to ridicule its commitment to renewable energy.

love on the rebound after the disastrous affair with pauline...

bad sex

The Liberal Party has struck a deal to exchange preferences with Clive Palmer.

cloudless skies over germania...

cloudity

Picture of clouds behind North Sydney, Australia, on a day when we were promised rain and crap weather with low temperatures, from the BoM. This BoM (Bureau of Meteorology) prediction did not happen as the sun shone through a sky laden with very high humidity and a tad of EXTRA CO2 that could have made the temperature 5 degrees above what should have been. The humidity became mostly clear vapour increasing the heat, while some of it condensed in massive clouds, here and there. 

 

scummo needs palmer more than palmer needs him...

palmer

Scott Morrison was questioned extensively on Wednesday about how the Liberals and Nationals could seal a preference deal with Clive Palmer’s United Australia Party despite the treatment of workers at Queensland Nickel.

which one is the bunny?......

bunnybunny

"The Special Counsel's report, even in redacted form, outlines substantial evidence that President Trump engaged in obstruction and other abuses," Mr Nadler said in a statement. 

tony awaits his resurrection... after having been put to death by cross-questioning about his bodgies.

resurrectioning

Tony Abbott is willing to resume the leadership of the Liberal party if his parliamentary colleagues draft him but said he would not run in contested ballot for the top job.

the sludge is in great health...

gbr

A couple of my European friends got disappointed with the GBR. They went to three "touristic" places and all they saw was green sludge on dead corals...

 

Meanwhile the great debate continues with a judge not judging on the judgeable Climate Science or Freedom of Speech, but on terms of employment, meaning that should you employ an idiot who goes against your trading integrity and damages your goods, you can not sack him as this would be something like breaking a contract of employment. How stupid is this?

 

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