Archive for the tag "Howard"
“Soul murder” — not a phrase one comes across every day. By Luigi Novi / Wikimedia Commons, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=7815388 Sir Roger was listening to the ABC Science Show today. It was Robyn Williams’ homage to Oliver Sacks (Awakenings, The Man Who Thought His Wife Was a Hat, Seeing Voices, Uncle Tungsten etc. etc. […]
Posted: 21 May, 2016 in audio, Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, legal, politics and government, Racism, Science, values.
Tags: Abbott, ABC Science Show, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Bowen, child abuse, children, Dutton, Evans, Gillard, Howard, Keating, Manus, Morrison, Nauru, Oliver Sacks, politics, Robyn Williams, Rudd, Ruddock, soul murder, Turnbull, values, Vanstone
So in the Cimitière Montmartre I found one of my heroes. Émile Zola That is to say, I found the memorial. He is interred at the Panthéon. Why a hero? Amongst his many writings Emile Zola wrote this, which is as relevant today in our political discourse and climate as it was almost […]
Posted: 14 June, 2012 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, History, Iraq, legal, Literature, politics and government, Racism, values.
Tags: Abbott, Alan Jones, Andrew Bolt, asylum seekers, Australian cultural values, Australian political values, Australian Values, boat people, climate change, crime, Culture, Dreyfus, Dreyfus Case, droits d l'homme, egalite, Emile Zola, France, fraternite, fraternity, global warming, government, History, Hockey, honesty, Howard, human rights, injustice, Iraq, j'accuse, justice, l;iberty equality, law, legal, legal values, Liberal, liberte, Literature, Media, military, miscarriage, montmartre, paris, political values, politics, press, public opinion, Rights of Man, truth, Zola
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
War criminal Howard has become more unbearable than ever. On top of his strutting arrogance is a smugness to compensate for being such an abject, public failure
Posted: 31 October, 2010 in Australian Politics, Economics, politics and government.
Tags: Abbott, Australian government, Australian Politics, Costello, government, Hockey, Howard, Joe Hockey, John Howard, Peter Costello, politics, Tony Abbott
Historic day for democracy? So when Howard’s Senate changed the Act in 2006 there must have been rioting in the streets? Or the army was out to restore order?
Posted: 7 August, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, legal, politics and government, values.
Tags: alan ramsey, australian election, Australian political values, Australian Values, coalition, Country Party, democracy, election, electoral act, federal election, GetUp, high court, Howard, John Howard, Liberal Party, National Party, politics
Sir Roger has chained his statisticians to the desk and they are hard at work deciphering the latest betting markets on the outcome of the Australian election
Posted: 25 July, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, politics and government, values.
Tags: australia, australian election, australian election betting, Australian political values, Australian Politics, betting, betting markets, betting odds, coalition, Country Party, Crikey, election betting market, elections, federal election, gambling, Howard, hung parliament, Labor, Liberal, Menzies, minority government, National Party, politics, pollbludger, possum pollytics, psephologist, psephology, Queensland
With the recent burst of enthusiasm in Canberra the lesson to be learnt from it all is Don’t Let Unionists and the NSW Right Drink the Red Cordial.
Posted: 25 June, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, environment, History, politics and government, values.
Tags: Abbott, aboriginal, aborigine, Apology, asylum seeker, australia, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Costello, Downer, Gillard, Howard, indigenous, Julia Gillard, Keelty, Kevin Rudd, Labor, Labor Party, leadership, mining, PM, political values, politics, Prime Minister, red cordial, refugee, Rudd, Ruddock, stolen generation, the red cordial, Tony Abbot, Work Choices
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
Values Australia has signed up as a member of “Julie Bishop’s Death Stare” on Facebook. Here’s why…
Posted: 10 March, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, comedy/humour, Immigration, Media, politics and government, Religion, Science, values, Video.
Tags: Abbott, ABC, ABC TV, Australian immigration, Australian Values, Bishop, bishop death stare, Dawkins, Death Star, Death Stare, detention centres, facebook, Howard, humor, humour, Julie Bishop, julie bishop death, politics, Q&A, Religion, Richard Dawkins, Ruddock, Science, Star Wars, values, Vanstone
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
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
John Howard is against a Bill of Rights and that’s enough for us. The little shit has always been so wrong that anything he is against is certain to be right
Posted: 27 August, 2009 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Guantanamo/Hicks, History, politics and government, US Politics.
Tags: accountability, american politics, Amnesty, Amnesty International, Animal Farm, Australian Constitution, Australian Values, Bill of Rights, Cabinet, Droits de l'Homme, Edward II, Enlightenment, ethics, France, French politics, French Revolution, George Orwell, government, Great Charter, Guantanamo, habeas corpus, Howard, human rights, Jenny Leong, John Howard, judges, King Edward, law, legal, legal black hole, legal system, legal values, liberty, magistrate, Magna Carta, martial law, military commissions, moral values, morals, oligarchy, oppression, parliament, Petition of Right, Philip Ruddock, political values, politics, principles, Privy Council, property, Rights of Man, Ruddock, ruling elite, secret, security, statute, terrorism law, Thomas Coke, Thomas Paine, unitary Executive, values, War of Independence