Archive for the tag "ethics"
Sir Roger Migently is not angry. He is over it. According to Friday’s ABC 7.30 Report The Government is pushing ahead with its demand that dozens of dentists repay $20 million claimed under Medicare for treating people with chronic diseases. Here’s how it is: Few people can afford dental service, not even preventive. Just […]
Posted: 2 January, 2012 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Economics, Life, politics and government, values.
Tags: Australian Politics, Australian Values, coalition, dental, dental work, dentist, dentistry, ethical, ethics, false teeth, finished, Gillard, GP, is labor finished, Labor, labor finished, medical, morals, Patient Management Plan, political values, politics, prosthetics, race to the bottom, teeth, unemployment, values
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
Ex-Media-Princess Reba à Crook today expressed astonishment at the latest revelations in the murky Views of the World scandal. “On behalf of the Worst of the News I personally gave Sasha a mobile phone to help her in our law reform campaign on behalf of her daughter. “The suggestion that anyone at the nudespaper […]
Posted: 30 July, 2011 in Australian Values, Media, values.
Tags: ethics, hacking, journalism, journalist, journalistic ethics, Media, media ethics, media values, morality, Mulcaire, murder, murdoch, news, News Corp, news international, news of the world, nudes of the world, Payne, phone hacking, press, Sara, Sarah, Sex, used toilet roll, values, voicemail, voicemail hacking
…pluck it out, and cast it from thee. – Mark 9, 47 You know … everyone knows … Rupert Murdoch is an evil genius. And this latest move is certainly worthy of his deep-seated amorality. If Murdoch believes in anything he believes in two things: nothing and money. His latest move is pure evil […]
Posted: 9 July, 2011 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Computing, Culture, Economics, Education, Media, politics and government, Religion, Technology, US Politics, values.
Tags: accountability, Ailes, australia, Australian cultural values, Australian culture, Australian religious values, Australian Values, belief, beliefs, bible, British justice, British politics, Brooks, BsB, BSkyB, business, cameron, Catholic, Chief Executive of News International, civil society, conservative, conservative politics, coulson, courts, Culture, Economics, Education, Emperor Palpatine, ethics, Fox, Fox News, government and media, greed, Guardian, hell, journalism, journalistic values, justice, law, leadership, Louise Casey, Mark, Matthew, Media, media values, Milly Dowler, money, morality, murder, murdoch, news, News Corp, News corporation, news international, News Limited, news of the world, newspaper, NoW, Palpatine, phone hacking, police, politics, politics and government, press, Rebekah Brooks, red top, Religion, religious values, responsibility, rupert murdoch, Scotland Yard, soul, Star Wars, values, voicemail
On the phrases “trick” and “hiding the decline” the Committee considers that they were colloquial terms used in private e-mails and not attempts to mislead
Posted: 1 April, 2010 in environment, legal, Media, politics and government, Science, values.
Tags: careerism, climate change, Climate Research Unit, climate sceptic, climategate, code of ethics, conpiracy, CRU, democracy, denialist, denier, East Anglia University, ethics, global warming, hiding the decline, journalism, journalist, Media, reporter, Science and Technology Committee, trick, UK government
Sam Harris’s TED Talk will challenge even many heathens and infidels as he takes on the Christians’ last stand – that you can’t be moral without a god
Posted: 23 March, 2010 in Australian Values, Culture, Iran, Iraq, Life, politics and government, Racism, Religion, Science, values, Video.
Tags: Australian Values, bible, christianity, Culture, ethics, facts, falsifiable, future of civilisation, God, homosexuality, Islam, morality, neuroscience, proof, Proverbs, rape, Religion, religious values, Sam Harris, Science, society, TED, TED talks, testable, values, Video, women's rights
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
Try watching this without tears of rage.
Scott Lively, saviour of Ugandan straightness, “knows more about being gay than almost anyone in the world”
Posted: 7 January, 2010 in Culture, Education, politics and government, Racism, Religion, Sex, US Politics, values, Video.
Tags: bigotry, Church, ethics, gay, hate speech, homosexuality, incite to violence, marriage, mass murder, morals, nazi, poofter bashers, queer, Religion, religious bigotry, religious values, Scott Lively, Uganda, Ugandan religious values, values, Video
Can’t decide whether the Nobel Peace Prize Committee will now feel sorry for their choice of Obama, or vindicated by his speech.
Posted: 11 December, 2009 in History, Iraq, politics and government, US Politics, values.
Tags: Afghanistan, ethics, force, government, Iraq, just war, military, military values, morality, morals, Nobel, Nobel Prize, Norway, Obama, peace, Peace Prize, political values, politics, principles, values, Vietnam, war
Afghan president Hamid Karzai made a solemn pledge Wednesday to combat the rampant corruption of Afghan president Hamid Karzai
Posted: 3 December, 2009 in comedy/humour, politics and government, values.
Tags: Afhanistan, corruption, election, election fraud, ethics, government, Karzai, karzai vows to crack down on self, morality, morals, Onion, Onion News, politics, values
The Liberals and Nationals are positioning themselves way to the far looney right of Australian politics, like the teminally-twitching Republicans in the US.
Posted: 27 November, 2009 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, politics and government, values.
Tags: Australian parliament, Australian political values, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Barnaby Joyce, christianity, coalition, Copenhagen, CPRS, ethics, ETS, faith, garden of eden, global warming, government, holy ghost, holy spirit, Joe Hockey, Jolly Joe, Jolly Joe Hockey, leader of the opposition, Liberal Party, Liberal Party of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull, Natoinal Party, Nick Minchin, party room, political values, politics, politics and government, principles, religious belief, serpent, snake, spill, standards, talking snake, Tony Abbot, Turnbull, values, virgin birth
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
Wall Street Bankers’ Bonuses – the cartoon
Posted: 20 November, 2009 in Art, comedy/humour, Economics, values.
Tags: apocalypse, bankers, bankers bonuses, Bear Stearns, bonuses, cartoon, commercial values, economic values, ethics, financial crisis, financial values, GFC, Goldmann Sachs, greed, humor, humour, Lehmann, morality, morals, principles, standards, values, Wall Street
It is now clear that Kevin Rudd is not leading a Labor Party. He is channeling a dead man while he is still alive. He is Howard’s Mini-Me, i-Suck, 2.0
Posted: 3 November, 2009 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, environment, History, Immigration, legal, politics and government.
Tags: asylum seekers, Australian Politics, Australian Values, boat people, cost, environment, environmental values, ethics, Garrett, government, Howard, howard 2.0, humanity, immigrants, Labor, Liberal, Martin Ferguson, migration, Montara, morals, oil, oil drilling, political values, politics, politics and government, principles, PTTEP, refugees, Rudd, standards, unlawful immigrants, values, West Atlas, worth
I know it’s unlovely but, Bob, I can’t help this smug feeling. Yet another “bad event, serious error, terrible circumstance.” Yet another wrongful detention
Posted: 4 October, 2009 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Immigration, legal, politics and government.
Tags: Australian Citizenship, Australian Constitution, Australian legal values, Australian political values, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Bob Correll, bureaucracy, compensation, Cornelia Rau, costs, damages, detention, DIAC, DIC, ethics, government, government and politics, Immigration, Immigration Department, immigration detention, law, legal, mandamus, misfeasance, morals, Nguyen, nonfeasance, permanent resident, political values, politics, politics and government, principles, public service, residency, standards, values, Villawood, visa, worth, wrongful detention