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Australian media shoots ‘Own’ Goal on Media Reform

15 Mar2013
OMG! Media Reform - The sky is falling in, Freedom of the Press is being attacked, The Government is trying to ‘Gag’ the media, “Growing anger at 'Soviet' media reforms”, “Gillard’s Henchman Attacks [...] Read More...

Google Reader is dead, long live... well every other RSS reader that is out there!

14 Mar2013
Yes it's a shame that Google Reader is going (Powering Down Google Reader), especially as I have been such a heavy user over the years, but for heavens sake its a free program. Yes Google has a few dollars in [...] Read More...

All eyes on Cronulla, will the NRL be consistent with punishment?

11 Mar2013
Ok, I know that the Melbourne Storm players would never be tacky or ill-disciplined enough to raise the issue, as it is not 'sportsmanlike', so I will for them... Cronulla Sharks are in a world of poo, even if [...] Read More...

Wide Bay needs to become a tweeny weeny marginal seat

05 Mar2013
No-one cares, no-one is listening. We are not even on the radar. To get some notice for the issues we have, the only choice is to shatter the ‘safe-seat situation. Read More...

Is the “liberal” in Liberal Party of Australia fraudulent?

02 Mar2013
Being an old fashioned sort of girl, I hit the dictionary for definition of liberal and you know what... The political party we call the “Liberal” do not seem to fit the definition that the trusty old Oxford [...] Read More...

Australia is becoming a nation of ungrateful sods!

25 Feb2013
I had one of those bizarre mornings where a lot of similar themes unexpectedly came together & smacked me in the face about how self-obsessed we Australians have become. Read More...

Seriously, you want me to read this shit out on air, again...?

21 Feb2013
It does not matter what Prime Minister Gillard says or does, it will be spun in a negative manner, this has been patently clear for months and frankly, has gotten to an embarrassing stage. Read More...

Eleventy-nomics, Brough, Ashbygate Trifecta - Proof MSM should not always be a dirty word

12 Feb2013
Woke up to one of those days when nothing goes right from the start which never bodes well for a productive work day. Until that is, I started my morning coffee & trolling of the newspapers... First cab off the [...] Read More...

The shameful reason why I can't bring myself to vote for the Liberals

10 Feb2013
I am not ashamed that I won’t vote Liberal, or in my case as I am in Wide Bay, their bosom buddies the Nationals, as obviously I can vote for whoever the hell I like. My shame is my ‘reasoning’ for taking [...] Read More...

My concern over Ms Michelle Grattan’s move to The Conversation

09 Feb2013
Contrary to what can be seen in the ‘National Times’ and an extraordinary press conference on the ABC the other day to announce a Journalist (yes a Journalist) changing jobs, the average punter has no bloody [...] Read More...

Punter calls BS on CM's Mal Brough 'puff piece'

07 Feb2013
I am not a journo, not an academic, nor an expert on Government, but even a punter with a basic level of high school education can call bullshit on this Courier Mail report today by Peter Hall, · February 07 [...] Read More...

Are Liberals just for the self-interested & wealthy or am I missing something?

02 Feb2013
Party politics both repels me and fascinates me at the same time. The whole Holden vs Ford media perpetuated doctrine irritates & repels me. What I find fascinating, particularly watching Twitter conversations is [...] Read More...

Education is a right, your 'choice' not to accept what is on offer, is not!

30 Jan2013
Every child deserves the right to a decent education, not just the kids whose parents can afford it. No child deserves to feel ashamed that they went to a State School! Read More...

I am NOT a Bogan & I celebrate Australia Day!

26 Jan2013
The only reason why I have time to rant at all today is thanks to the #bigwet our roads are flooding so our traditional Australia Day BBQ is postponed pending weather. Read More...

We should not give a rats about Gay rights!

22 Jan2013
This morning on Twitter a heap of people were re-tweeting this section of Obama’s public Inauguration address: "Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else [...] Read More...
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