Archive for July, 2009
Sandilands is branded (not for the first time) as a moronic, self-obsessed buffoon completely lacking any moral sense or social responsibility.
Posted: 31 July, 2009 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, Life, Media, Sex.
Tags: 2Day, Australian Values, changing values, FM, Jackie O, Kyle, law, lie-detector, radio, rape, Sandilands, sexual values, sexual violence, social values, values
allegations that the Immigration Department didn’t actually listen to or act on warnings that there were rorts and scams that rip off international clients in the overseas student education industry bonanza
Posted: 27 July, 2009 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Economics, Education, politics and government.
Tags: Australian political values, Australian Values, citizenship, Department of Immigration and Citizenship, DIC, economic values, Economics, Education, education industry, export, export income, Four Corners, Haneef, immi, Immigration, international students, Jovocic, overseas students, political values, politics, Rau, rip-off, ripoff, rort, scam, Solon, values, visa, viza, vizor
Sir Roger has painted up and gone out on the street to put Values Australia on Facebook and Twitter
… the reason Economists, particularly economic forecasters, get the big bucks. What they don’t get paid for is for making accurate economic predictions.
Posted: 25 July, 2009 in Australian Politics, comedy/humour, Economics, politics and government.
Tags: access, Australian Values, cost, economic values, Economics, economist, forecasters, forecasting, fortune telling, gypsy, merit, meteorology, politics, principles, standards, travel, values, weather, worth
The chances of this happening are millions or billions to one against. It is so unlikely an event that we almost began to look for evidence of a divine hand
Posted: 24 July, 2009 in Art, Life, mystery, Religion, Science.
Tags: Art, automobile, automotive, blink, blinkers, cars, divine, flagellum, hand of god, Honda, indicators, intelligent design, Life, life imitates art, Religion, squid, sync, synchronicity, synchrony, trafficators, xkcd
Joe Hockey responded to the announcement of ex-Senator, now Professor, Robert Hill’s appointment to some carbon thingy…climate change initiative… today by saying that he welcomed it (guy’s a Liberal, after all) but added that he didn’t know why Rudd wanted to pay him.
Posted: 21 July, 2009 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Economics, politics and government, Science.
Tags: Australian economy, Australian Politics, Australian Values, carbon trading, climate change, cost, global warming, Joe Hockey, Kevin Rudd, politics, Robert Hill, value for money, values
In honour of the 40th anniversary of Man’s landing on the moon – the Mighty Boosh: I AM the moon.
Posted: 20 July, 2009 in Australian Values, aviation, comedy/humour, Culture, Life, politics and government, Science, US Politics, Video.
Tags: 1969, 40th anniversary, Aldrin, Armstrong, Collins, eagle has landed, July 20 1969, moon, moon landing, one giant leap, one small step, space, space exploration, space race, tranquillity base, walking on the moon
Richard St. John, in his extremely popular and highly entertaining TED Talk says there eight secrets of success and you need each one in place.
Matt Taibbi, author of the now famous Rolling Stone article on Goldman Sachs (the “giant vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity relentlessly jamming its blood funnel into anything that smells like money”) has followed up with a commentary on Goldman Sachs’ recently-announced $3.44 billion profit. Goldman has also followed up their bailout by earmarking $11.4 billion for employee bonuses.
Posted: 17 July, 2009 in Economics, politics and government, US Politics.
Tags: AIG, bailout, Economics, economy, etchical, ethics, Global Financial Crisis. GFC, Goldman Sachs, government, greed, immorality, Lehman, morals, politics, principles, profit, TARP, unethical, values, vampire squid
20% discount on business books and personal finance books at Borders. Limited time.
Posted: 17 July, 2009 in Australian Values, Economics, Education, Literature.
Tags: books, business, discount, finance, Literature, manage your finances, management, money, money management, personal finance, run your business, self help, value
The first thing you need to know about Goldman Sachs is that it’s everywhere. The world’s most powerful investment bank is a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity, relentlessly jamming its blood funnel into anything that smells like money
Posted: 15 July, 2009 in Australian Politics, Economics, History, politics and government, US Politics.
Tags: alien, australia, bailout, bubble, compound interest, conspiracy, conspiracy theory, democracy, economic crisis, Economics, ethics, gec, global economic crisis, Goldman Sachs, goldman sachs australia, government, great recession, greed, Malcolm Turnbull, morals, politics, principles, Rolling Stone, treasury, Turnbull, value, values, vampire squid, world domination