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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
The Australian Labor Party are supposed to be the advocate for the
'battler', are not the LGBT Community that is persecuted, the
Struggling Single Mothers, and the Socially disadvantaged who will
be hurt by your [...] Read More...
Is Tony Abbot rushing off to help fight bushfires really helpful? I
am aware that Mr Abbott has been part off of the Davidson Rural
Fire Brigade as a volunteer since 2000, because the *Australian
kindly informed [...] Read More...
Voting, Compulsory vs Voluntary – has gone off... Wayne Swan had a
spray at the Sunshine Coast Uni and this morning Barnaby Joyce has
been out there warning us all that “Scrapping compulsory voting
would be a [...] Read More...
Call me cynical, but when a Government decides out of the blue that
“Fair and effective electoral laws are central to the promotion of
participation in our democracy” (see Jarrod Bleijie press release
here), I [...] Read More...
Back to the Twilight Zone... It seems that it is now acceptable
that whenever our Prime Minister addresses the nation, so does the
Opposition Leader? I am not quite sure when this started, though I
did notice it [...] Read More...
It would be hard for any human being to not feel for the horrific
attack on the young woman in India recently. We don't know this
woman's name, though I sick of her being referred to as 'the rape
victim', and will [...] Read More...
I know this will make me sound petty, but, I am only going to say
what a lot of IT Professionals are thinking. How cool is the
failure of Click Frenzy? Read More...
Many of you may not be aware that today, the 19th of November is
actually International Men's Day, and the theme for 2012 is -
Positive Male Role Models. I for one can see a lot of irony in that
theme in the [...] Read More...
I would love to know when it became accepted that Australia was an
extension of New Zealand? When I was younger I used to think the
advantages Kiwis have in this country as opposed to other
nationalities was [...] Read More...
Just recently I read a great article on a blog I follow called
“Twitter: a sugar-hyped toddler in need of a good lie down”. It was
very thought provoking and really did remind me of school, where it
seems [...] Read More...