Archive for the tag "Iran"
We keep thinking of Jack Nicholson. “You want The Truth? You can’t handle The Truth!” Do we really need to be kept in the dark and fed bullshit like mushrooms?
Posted: 8 December, 2010 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Blogging, China and Tibet, Computing, History, Internet, Iran, Iraq, legal, politics and government, Sex, US Politics, values.
Tags: Amazon, Assange, Australian Politics, Australian Values, China Tiananmen, Clinton, daniel ellsberg, democracy, diplomacy, freedom of speech, GetUp, Gillard, Glenn Greenwald, Guardian, Hillary Clinton, Internet, Iran, Iraq, Jack Nicholson, John Howard, law, McClelland, political values, politics, ron paul, Rudd, Salon, truth, US Politics, Washington Post, WikiLeaks, you can't handle the truth
With enormous respect to the genius who created the original, here is a joke for the sophisticated (i.e. the middle classes) and Sir Roger’s inelegant mash-ups
Posted: 23 November, 2010 in Australian Values, comedy/humour, Culture, Economics, fun, Iran, Sport, values.
Tags: 20-20, anarchy, arms, ashes, australia, Australian sporting values, Australian Values, cartoon, comedy, cricket, cultural stereotypes, Economics, Eire, financial crisis, global conflict, humor, humour, IMF, Iran, Ireland, Oz, politics, sporting values, tea, values, weapons
Cherie Blair, wife of the notorious war criminal, suspended the sentence of a man who broke another man’s jaw in a bank queue, because he is “religious”.
Posted: 16 February, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, History, Iran, legal, Life, politics and government, Religion, Science, values.
Tags: A. C. Grayling, atheism, atheist, Australian Values, Cherie Blair, Cherie Booth, christian, Dark Ages, Dawkins, Enlightenment, government, Grayling, History, Iran, Islam, law, legal, muslim, politics, rational, Religion, religious values, Richard Dawkins, theocracy, theocratic, Tony Blair, values
Okay, so, we’re not saying Islam (qua Islam) is a necessarily violent religion but, well, let the islamists tell you themselves.
Posted: 3 January, 2010 in Culture, History, Iran, Racism, Religion, values.
Tags: Ayatollah, Ayatollah Khomeini, cartoons, christ, christian values, christianity, Denmark, fatwa, Iran, Islam, islamic values, jesus, Khomeini, Matthew, muslim, Pakistan, Religion, religious values, Rushdie, Somalia, values, violence, Westergaard
It’s enough to make you want to just give up and forget it all and look at some funny cat video.
Posted: 17 November, 2009 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, comedy/humour, Culture, Guantanamo/Hicks, History, Immigration, Iran, Iraq, Life, lolcats, politics and government, Racism, Religion, Science, US Politics, values, Video.
Tags: 60s 70s, 80s, 90s, agriculture, Australian Values, Barnaby, Britney, Burma, christianity, climate change, CO2, coal lobby, democracy, democratic values, Enlightenment, farmers, freedom, global values, global warming, government, hinduism, Indonesia, Industrial Revolution, Iran, Islam, israel, Joyce, judaism, LOL, lol cats, lolcats, love, methane, Obama, palestine, paris, peace, political values, politics, privacy, Racism, Religion, religious values, rights, Rudd, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sri Lanka, tiddlywinks, Turnbull, values, xenophobia, Yemen, zenophobia
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
Jon Stewart’s Daily Show welcomes back ‘the most interesting man in the world’, the Big Man, Bill Clinton, fresh from his Korean triumph. Fox doesn’t like it.
Posted: 7 August, 2009 in comedy/humour, History, Iran, Media, politics and government, The Daily Show, US Politics, Video.
Tags: Bill Clinton, Clinton, comedy, cost, cultural values, Daily Show, Fox, Fox News, global values, humor, humour, Iran, Iran Contra, Jon Stewart, journalists released, Korea, media values, merit, moral values, North Korea, Oliver North, Ollie North, political values, principles, values, Video
“The Iranian people have voted in favour of a fight against arrogance,” screamed the criminally-insane Ayatollah arrogantly
Posted: 3 August, 2009 in Iran, politics and government, Religion.
Tags: Ahmedinajad, apostasy, arrogance, Ayatollah Khamenei, democracy, democratic values, election, honesty, integrity, Iran, Iranian election, Islam, Khamenei, Middle East, political values, principles, theocracy, theocrat, values
A righteous President taking the high moral ground would never avoid (for fear of the obvious hypocrisy) mentioning any strikingly similar event that might have happened in his own country, would he?
Posted: 24 June, 2009 in Australian Values.
Tags: American values, Basiji, democracy, demonstration, government, Iran, Kent State, Khamanei, march, massacre, May 4 1970, National Guard, Neda Agha-Soltan, Neda Soltani, Obama, Ohio, peace, political values, politics, rally, values, Vietnam