Archive for the tag "Bush"
From today’s New York Times: Secret U.S. Memo Made Legal Case to Kill a Citizen The Obama administration’s secret legal memorandum that opened the door to the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, the American-born radical Muslim cleric hiding in Yemen, found that it would be lawful only if it were not feasible to take him alive, [...]
Posted: 9 October, 2011 in Culture, History, legal, Life, politics and government, Racism, Religion, US Politics, values.
Tags: al Qaeda, Anwar al-Awlaki, Bush, capital punishment, Culture, death penalty, ethics, execution, government, History, human values, Islam, judicial murder, law, legal, legal values, moral values, morals, muslim, Perry, politics, Racism, Religion, social values, society, terror, terrorist, texas, values, Yemen
Just so we get clear about bullying….the world is awash with bullying. It’s not just schools. The Taliban are bullies. George W. Bush is a bully on a grand scale. Hitler was a bully on an even grander scale than George Bush. The Israelis are bullies who made the classic switch from victim to perpetrator. [...]
Posted: 19 March, 2011 in Australian Values, Culture, Education, Iraq, Life, politics and government, Racism, Sex, US Politics, values.
Tags: 60-80% of children are bullied at school, age segregation, anti-bullying, australia, australian education, australian education values, Australian Values, bullies, bullying, Bush, bystander, Columbine, compulsory education, control freak, Costello, dictator, Education, Gaddafi, gender segregation, Hawke, Hitler, Howard, israel, mental health, OCD, Perfect conditions for bullying, politician, politics, Putin, school, sexual development, socialisation, strong men, suicide, Taliban, target, terrorist, values, victim
If you missed it – millions haven’t, please try to keep up – this is probably the cleverest one-time-only play in American Football history
Posted: 21 November, 2010 in comedy/humour, fun, politics and government, Sport, US Politics, Video.
Tags: american football, best football play ever, Bush, college football, comedy, fool me once, football, fun, George Bush, gridiron, humor, humour, politics, Sport, Video, youtube
Former President George W. Bush said Wednesday he has no regrets about authorizing the controversial waterboarding technique to interrogate terrorist suspects
Posted: 5 June, 2010 in Iraq, legal, politics and government, Racism, US Politics, values.
Tags: american politics, Bush, George Bush, Guantanamo, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, politics, torture, US Politics, waterboard, waterboarding
We have to get past why we came here. Yes, forget the treachery of the players in the US, Britain and Australia. Let’s ignore the slaughter of innocent people.
Posted: 28 March, 2010 in Australian Values.
Tags: 2003, australia, Baghdad, Blair, Britain, Bush, Cheney, Feith, Howard, Iraq, Iraq War, Media, Odierno, Office of Special Plans, OSP, politicians, Powell, public servants, Rumsfeld, Tenet, US, war crimes, Wolfowitz
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
We ran across this Typology Quiz from Pew Research. You can find out where they say you sit on the Liberal < - > Conservative continuum.
Posted: 10 November, 2009 in Culture, Economics, environment, Immigration, Life, politics and government, Racism, Religion, Sex, US Politics, values.
Tags: Bush, conservative, cultural values, democrat, economic values, Economics, economy, environment, facebook, facebook fan, facebook friend, kerry, Liberal, personality test, political values, politicians, politics, religious values, republican, social values, society, sociology, temperament, test, typology, values, very conservative, very liberal
when you know you’re confronted by a pile of shit – politicians’ lies, corporate propaganda and media trivia for example – it’s refreshing when there’s someone who has the guts and the intellect to name it for what it is
Posted: 4 November, 2009 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Blogging, Culture, Economics, Guantanamo/Hicks, Iran, Iraq, legal, Life, Media, politics and government, Racism, Religion, US Politics, Video.
Tags: Afghanistan, Bill Moyers, Bill Moyers Journal, Blogging, Bush, Cheney, China, constitution, economic values, economicspolitics, GFC, Glenn Greenwald, government, Iran, Iraq, Iraq War, israel, Japan, John Yoo, journalism, law, legal, lies, Media, Obama, political values, politicians, principles, propaganda, Salon, Salon.com. unclaimed territory, Saudi Arabia, Shah, standards, values, war
Sure, we’re intelligent enough to work out what you mean but, frankly, we’d rather be using our brains for other, far more interesting, things than translating your strange pronunciation, helping you make sense in public, and working out your weird logic.
Posted: 1 November, 2009 in Australian Values, Culture, Education, Language, Life, Literature, Media, Medicine.
Tags: ABC, ABC Australia, ABC Commerce, ABC Marketing, ABC radio, ABC television, ABC TV, Australian Values, Background Briefing, Blair, Brin Terfel, Bush, CDs, cultural values, Culture, Language, Medecins sans Frontieres, Media, media values, Medvedev, money, music, nuclear, nucular, principles, pronunciation, Radovan Karadzic, SCOSE, standards, Standing Committee on Spoken English, statistics, values
Ah, how we miss George Bush! Obama might get you riled, but he don’t make you laff. Jon Stewart remembers on the Daily Show
Posted: 1 November, 2009 in History, Life, politics and government, The Daily Show, US Politics, Video.
Tags: Bush, Clinton, Daily Show, George Bush, George Bush speech, humor, humour, Jon Stewart, politics, Powell, president, speech, US Politics, Video
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
1. the suggestion was to use waterboarding; 2. it came from the Vice President’s office; 3. the purpose was to find a link between al-Qaeda and Iraq.
Posted: 19 May, 2009 in Australian Values.
Tags: al Qaida, al Qaida and Iraq, American values, Atta, Australian governmen, Australian political values, Australian Politics, Bush, Cheney, Darth Vader, Duelfer, ethics, evil, false evidence, government, Iraq, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Maddow, morals, MSNBC, politics, principles, SERE, terror, torture, values, Vice President, war, waterboarding, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Windrem, WMD