Archive for August, 2007
Was this what they were really doing when they claim they were setting up the new server?
“We do know with absolute certainty that he is using his procurement system to acquire the equipment he needs in order to enrich uranium.” [uh-oh…]
When we talk about the “main stream” we’re really not talking about “main stream public opinion”. We’re talking about the main stream of the opinion of the powerful.
One of the nicest cleverest internet comic strips around
All in all you’re Just Another Prick Behind a Wall
‘Lying’ Downer – the Minister for opening his mouth and seeing what comes out…
He has trampled on due process and centuries of legal tradition for party political purposes. That is unconscionable and he should resign.
Clive’s approach in his book seems to be to help us to share his understanding of the value of culture and of humanity in all its variety, in all its forms and at all its levels. His is a passionately humanist, while healthily sceptical, world view
News just in that US Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez has resigned.
“For I am an Australian, my culture the bastard child of indigenous and intruder civilisations. Not until I acknowledge our rainbow heritage can I know who I am.”
One of the great achievements of Australia has been to balance two things: Firstly the diversity of people that have come from more than 200 countries around the world and secondly, the opportunity to pit them against each other in the run-up to an election
Cllinton calls Madeleine Albright in and says to her, “Tell me Madeleine, who is the child of your father and of your mother who is not your brother and is not your sister?”
Aviation is very Australian. With such vast Outback distances, and the Birdsville Races, it is a wonder that more people are not pilots.
“We have heard that half a million children have died . . . is the price worth it?” Albright replied, “We think the price is worth it.”