Friday 16th of April 2021

putin's motorbike gangs...

putinorama

Vladimir Putin wants to reclaim Russia’s former glory, and he expects the support of Russians across the globe, wherever they may live. 

A Four Corners investigation has uncovered the activities of a cluster of dedicated pro-Russian nationalist groups operating here.

Some are explicit about their mission — to wage a propaganda war to help further the Kremlin’s global agenda — prompting analysts to warn Australia that it should be paying close attention.

certe fictus...

babel

the Lord came down to see the city and the tower the people were building. 

our father, which art in heaven...

our father
Our Father, which art in heaven, 

the great scomo reset...

the great reset...

Scott Morrison is confident the momentum of Australia’s economic recovery from recession that started last year will continue over the course of 2021.

remember him?...

romney

 

 

Mitt Romney’s the name,

Removing Trump from my face

it's a sham...

idiot-biggle

Sovereignty isn’t going to be protected by everyone joining hands and singing Danger Zone in the face of an advancing enemy. But Morrison makes a mockery of reality.

 

 

 

Scott Morrison’s danger zone


MAGA...

GREAT presidents...   The classicist Mary Beard begins her 2016 book, SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome, with a bizarre and troubling episode that occurred in 63 B.C., shortly after the great orator, philosopher, wit, and politician, Cicero, had been elected to Rome’s highest office, the consulship. His opponent had been Catiline, born in privilege as scion of an ancient family but burdened with a reputation for unsavory and perhaps criminal behavior.

democracy...

democracy
Cyberspace Plus Trump Almost Killed Our Democracy. Can Europe Save Us?

incoming famous portraiture...

frame

Here is the portrait of Lord Tonio Abbattoir (aka Tony Abbott), painted by the famous portrait artist and occasional cartoonist, Sir Gus de Leon-y-après-ski.

 

poor fellow, my country...

hats   Already, around the circuit of well-intended thinkers on the left, many think that Albo left his run too late… Well not his particularly, but Labor with Albo... Who knows. Now Albo is introducing his vision. We need to be careful. He needs to be careful. 

a plan is a plan...

humanoids

Elon Musk recently said that he aims to get humans to Mars by 2026, which is seven years before NASA aims to land astronauts there.

on groundhog day...

rushmore   I wish Bruce Petty was “out of retirement”. At 92 "years of age”, he may deserve to be left alone with the petunias of his garden… But I would have liked to see His cartoons on the Covid situation. Publishers? Any one?

mediocre perrottet wants to change your city with his mediocre thinking and a few outdoor cafés...

perrottet inc...

NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet has said Sydney’s Harbour’s iconic beauty is holding the city back as he called on people to shun mediocrity in reshaping the metropolitan landscape.

discreetly happy that the poms have left the union...

europa

From Brussels to the Rest of the World


How Europe Became a Model for the 21st Century



An Essay by Ullrich Fichtner


Despite its long list of crises in recent years - including the most recent vaccine snafu - the European Union has become a global pacesetter. Its laws and regulations have established global norms. This has made the bloc a 21st century model.


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