Archive for the tag "America"
Today we celebrate the marriage of an unemployed¹ man, the son of a barking madman and a kindergarten teacher, to a fashion accessory buyer, the daughter of a flight attendant and a flight-attendant-made-good as a mail order salesman. Nothing wrong with that, of course. There are many people who get married every day with a [...]
Posted: 29 April, 2011 in Australian Values, Culture, History, love, politics and government, values.
Tags: America, australia, Australian political values, Australian royal values, Australian Values, battenberg, beckham, becks, Britain, British values, Briton, charles, colonial, colonialist, colonies, colony, Crown, david beckham, Drool Britannia, Elizabeth, fashion accessory, fashion buyer, Germany, household cavalry, james hewitt, Kate, marriage, Middleton, mountbatten, neoteny, posh spice, queen, romance, romantic, royal wedding, saxe-coburg-gotha, values, victoria beckham, wedding, William, Windsor
Your heart will pound, your jaw will drop, your tongue will flop to the floor, your brain will expand. You’ll want to be a spaceman or spacewoman all over again
Posted: 12 December, 2010 in History, Life, Science, Technology, values, Video.
Tags: Adventure, America, americans, astronaut, cinematography, Discovery, DVD, film, high-speed film, launch, NASA, pioneering, rocket, rocket launch, rocketry, Science, shuttle, shuttle launch, space, space history, space shuttle, space shuttle footage, spaceman, STS, technology, USA, Video, videography, youtube
Can’t help drawing a parallel between Jon Stewart’s speech and Obama’s at the Democrat Convention when Al Gore was nominated for President.
Posted: 3 November, 2010 in comedy/humour, History, Life, Media, politics and government, Racism, Religion, The Daily Show, US Politics, values, Video.
Tags: America, american politics, American values, and/or fear, belief, comedy, comedy central, communism, Culture, Daily Show, government, humor, humour, Jon Stewart, Jon Stewart speech, Media, most trusted man, orator, oratory, politics, press, Racism, rally, Rally to Restore Sanity, Religion, society, speech, US, US Politics, USA, values, Video, Washington
according to a survey Americans are not only geographically illiterate they are also largely ignorant of the thing that seems to matter to them the most
Posted: 2 October, 2010 in Education, Life, Religion, values.
Tags: America, atheist, Catholic, christ, Education, jew, mormon, protestant, public school, Religion, religious education, religious instruction, religious values, school, transubstantiation
Here’s what Jefferson, 3rd President of the USA, principal author of the Declaration of Independence, Founding Father, said about religion in a letter to Adams:
Posted: 20 August, 2010 in Culture, History, Literature, politics and government, Religion, US Politics, values.
Tags: Adams, America, American history, B-grade, bigotry, chainsaaw, christian, christian nation, christianity, clergy, History, Jefferson, Jupiter, Madison, Minerva, Palin, persecution, politics, POTUS, president, President of the United States, Religion, religious values, serial killer, superstition, United States, USA, values
Sir Roger happened to catch Pink Floyd on his mobile-wireless-machine-that-plugs-directly-into-the-ears and was shaken by of the final verse. So here it is:
Posted: 31 July, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, environment, Immigration, Life, music, politics and government, values, Video.
Tags: Abbott, America, australian election, Australian Politics, Australian Values, climate, clunkers, cultural values, Culture, dream, election, environment, Europe, existence, existential, federal election, future, Gillard, government, Immigration, law and order, Life, music, ontological, philosophy, pink floyd, political values, politics, possibility, rock and roll, roger waters, the wall, tour, values, Video
Dwight Eisenhower, a 5-star General and Republican President, would nowadays be regarded by most Republicans as a pussy, a commie and a traitor.
Posted: 19 April, 2010 in History, politics and government, US Politics, values.
Tags: America, democrat, democratic values, diplomacy, Dwight, Eisenhower, Eisenhower quote, General, government, international, Obama, political values, politics, president, relations, republican, right to bear arms, right to vote, statistics, U.S., USA, values
Obama’s universal health bill has passed the House. It is being hailed by Mistah Presidunt as a good thing. As an Australian we would like to say:
Posted: 22 March, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Economics, Medicine, politics and government, Religion, US Politics, values.
Tags: America, Armageddon, australia, Australian Values, congress, crazies, Democrats, Economics, government, health, health care, house, kooks, medical, Medicine, political values, politics, Religion, Republicans, US, value, values
It sends a shiver of disgust down the spine hearing Gordon Brown trying to put moral distance between himself and the million or so Iraqis he has helped to kill
Posted: 6 March, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, History, Iraq, legal, Life, politics and government, Religion, US Politics, values.
Tags: America, Australian Values, bbc, Blair, Britain, Bush, Chancellor, Cheney, CIA, Costello, diplomacy, Downer, enquiry, Erich Fromm, ethical values, ethics, Fromm, Gordon Brown, government, Howard, inquiry, intelligence, international community, international law, Iraq, Iraq inquiry, MI6, moral values, morality, morals, murder, murderer, new world order, political values, politics, Prime Minister, regime change, Richard Perle, rogue state, Rumsfeld, sane society, Security Council, Sinodinos, terrorism, UK, UN, US, USA, values, war, war criminal, war criminals, WMD
New Pre-Meer, Krystal Klearly – Puppet, Poppet and Papist – has made it crystal clear that she is just another clone of every other loser to roll a sitting political leader.
Posted: 5 December, 2009 in audio, Australian Politics, Australian Values, comedy/humour, politics and government, Religion, US Politics, values.
Tags: America, American, audio, australia, Australian political values, Australian Politics, Australian Values, bible thumper, Catholic, church and state, crazy priest, god botherer, government, Joe Hockey, Labor Party, leadership spill, Liberal Party, Mad Abbott, Malcolm Turnbull, Nathan Rees, New South Wales, New South Wales politics, NSW, NSW politics, Ohio, papist, platitude, political values, politics, premier, puppet, Roman catholic, separation of church and state, Tony Abbott, World Youth Day
Transparency International has released its Corruption Perceptions Index for 2009. There are some very surprising results
Posted: 21 November, 2009 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, History, Iran, Iraq, Life, politics and government, Religion, US Politics, values.
Tags: africa, african countries, America, antidisestablishmentarianism, australia, buddhism, bureaucracy, bureaucratic standards, christianity, communism, corruption, corruption index, corruption perception index, eastern bloc, ethical values, ethics, faith, hinduism, huffington post, Indonesia, Iraq, Islam, moral values, morality, morals, muslim, New Zealand, principles, Religion, religious values, Russia, Somalia, standards, Transparency International, UK, US, values
reat news from the USA! Atheism is on the rise. But never mind. Ruthless biblethumpers can still make their millions for a while.
Posted: 3 October, 2009 in Australian Values, Life, Religion.
Tags: agnostic, America, atheism, atheist, Australian religion, Australian religious values, Australian Values, baptist, Catholic, civilisation, civilization, ethics, Europe, Fox, Fox News, merit, morals, organised religion, organized religion, protestant, Religion, religious values, USA, values, worth
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