John Howard seeks non interference in Churches?

I knew it would not be long before some one tried to claim religious persecution in association with Marriage Equality and along stumbles none other than John Howard himself, the very man who started this whole fiasco by unilaterally changing the definition of marriage without consulting the Voters. So lets do a deep drive on [...]

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The Naughty Friday funny–Spitting Image

Way back in the alleged good ol' days of Ronald Reagan (Ronnie Raygun), the Brits had a satirical program called Spitting Image where puppetry was used to treat pollies with the disdain they so richly deserved. It certainly didn't pull any punches as you can see in this clip. Everyone was fair game, especially the [...]

Is Donald Trump a God?

Poor Donald is getting a lot of stick of late but perhaps we are measuring him against the wrong model? Granted, he doesn’t stack up well, measured against a civilised human being, but we may be aiming too low. Check out the similarities between Trump and the American God and you discover a much better [...]

Trump misses an opportunity

Yesterday we were treated to the painful video of Trump and Turnbull spruiking man love to the gathered reporters complete with “Alternative facts” which was dutifully accepted by those in attendance. I think it’s a photo finish as to who grovelled more. MT or the Reporters. With just one question about resettlement Trump could have [...]

Lets talk about Energy subsidies

On March 13  2017, There was an opinion piece in the Australian Financial Review entitled Wind and Solar can only win on a tilted playing field. Not surprisingly, penned by Brendan Pearson, the chief exec of the troubled Minerals Council of Australia. Knowing the track record of trickiness from the Minerals Council, I thought it [...]

The slo mo train wreck that is Pauline Hanson’s One Nation

Aussie politics has been pretty interesting of late, though I imagine some folk aren’t enjoying it as much as I am. That comes from not appreciating the subtlety of backroom deals and the forlorn hope that there will be a sudden outbreak of common sense where the good of the country coming first. How long [...]

Naughty Friday funny–The new improved Sean Spicer

I can’t resist posting the excellent tear down of Spicer by Melissa McCarthy. Humour has a way of cutting through the BS quicker than dragging out the fact checking software. I thought the bit where he/she started reading out the email password was a send up but according to This Week in Tech it really [...]