Archive for September, 2009
Stark as it may seem, we fear that the nadir Western Civilisation may reach the northern hemisphere well before it comes down under. You think that’s a nadir? Now that’s a nadir! We have so much lower in Australia that we can go.
Posted: 28 September, 2009 in Art, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, environment, History, Life, Literature, Media, politics and government, Racism, Science, US Politics.
Tags: A Current Affair, Barnaby Joyce, Bush, Children Overboard, Chris Pyne, civilisation, civilization, climate change, cultural values, football, George Bush, global warming, Helen Coonan, Isaac Newton, John Howard, Lascaux, merit, Mozart, nadir, Newton, Nine Network, Onion News, Onion News Network, Pauline Hanson, political standards, political values, president, President Bush, Rugby League, Seven Network, standards, Tampa, The Onion, Today Tonight, Tony Abbott, value, values, western, western civilisation, worth
From Borders Australia – valid until 1 October Do you like audio books? All you need to do is click on the image, print the coupon and present it at the desk when you buy the book. They’ll scan the printout and give you the discount. Easy. Disclaimer: Values Australia [...]
Benign Growth Removed From Pope Benedict’s Head Now Blessing Things On Its Own
Posted: 25 September, 2009 in audio, comedy/humour, Medicine, Religion, Science.
Tags: blessing, blessings, cancer, catholic religion, devotion, Doyle Redland, Dr Patel, Medicine, miracle, miracles, modern-day miracle, Onion, Onion Radio News, ORN, Pope, pope benedict, Religion, religious values, surgery, The Onion, tumor, vatican, worship, worshippers
The Death Star disaster: Stormtroopers reflect on Star Wars’ own 9/11 – mystery, miracle or conspiracy?
as we were basking in the great spiritual joy of the Wetchex World Youth Day, we reflected on the overwhelming success of the Crown Casino Anzac Day Marches.
Posted: 22 September, 2009 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, comedy/humour, Economics, History, Iraq, politics and government, Religion, Sex.
Tags: Anzac, Anzac Cove, Anzac Day, Cenotaph, Daily Bugle, Gallipoli, Iraq War, Last Post, marvel, marvel comics, Reveille, spiderman, sponsor, sponsorship, Transact, war memorial, Wetchex, World Youth Day
…college howlers collected over many years by a History Professor. Here are a few excerpts that had us falling off our throne (for you young things, ROFLMAO)
Posted: 13 September, 2009 in comedy/humour, Education, History, politics and government, Religion.
Tags: Black Death, Catholic, Church, college, comedy, Education, educational values, England, Ethiopia, France, Germany, historical values, History, history values, Hitler, howlers, humor, humour, Italy, Lenin, Lloyd George, Luther, mediaeval, medieval, merit, middle ages, Mussolini, peace, Poland, political values, Pope, right, Russia, school, screamers, standards, university, values, Versailles, violence, war, World War I, World War II, worth, wrong
Obama’s 9/11 speech is all recycled, cliche, placebo, platitude, childish for a people programmed to be infantile by a media culture of fear and dependence.
Posted: 12 September, 2009 in Culture, History, Life, Literature, Media, politics and government, US Politics.
Tags: 9/11, Abe Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln, al Qaeda, al Qaida, America, American presidents, capitalism, cliche, communism, Culture, E4rich Fromm, ethics, Fromm, ground zero, Lincoln, morals, Obama, orators, oratory, Pentagon, placebo, platitude, politics, president, principles, public speaking, sane society, society, sociology, speech, speech writer, speeches, speechwriter, speechwriters, standards, The Sane Society, US, values, writer, writing
- an extraordinary, sometimes hilarious insight into the mind of a boy with Aspergers includes this ruthless dissection of religion
Posted: 10 September, 2009 in comedy/humour, Life, Religion, Science.
Tags: atheism, black hole, Boeke Prize, book, books, Christopher Boone, Commonwealth Writers' Prize, death, electromagnetic radiation, God, heaven, Literature, Mark Haddon, Religion, religious values, Science, universe, values, Whitbread Book of the Year
Gillard is full of words, void of content. She is quite absent. The only clue to her is that excruciating pain, as if your corneas are being scraped off
Posted: 2 September, 2009 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Economics, Education, Literature, Media, politics and government.
Tags: australia, Australian, Australian Politics, Australian Values, cost, debate, Defense, democracy, ethics, Gillard, government, hologram, Julia, Julia Gillard, merit, Minister for Defence, morals, political spin, political values, politics, PR, principles, spin, spin doctor, standards, Swan, talking points, Treasurer, value, values, Wayne, Wayne Swan, worth
Posted: 1 September, 2009 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Life, politics and government, Sex.
Tags: Australian Values, Della Bosca, Dellabosca, ethics, moral high ground, morals, New South Wales, NSW, principles, scandal, sex scandal. moral values, standards