Archive for the tag "military"
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
Bad Apples? or Bad Apple Tree? When will they get it? Or do they get it and try to hide the truth about the Afghanistan photos before anyone notices they’ve got it? First the disclaimer: To gloatingly photograph yourself with a slain enemy (whether self-slaughtered or not) is obscene, but then if the entire situation [...]
Posted: 19 April, 2012 in Australian Values, legal, politics and government, US Politics.
Tags: Afghanistan, australia, Australian Politics, Australian Values, diplomacy, diplomat, government, military, NATO, panetta, photos, politics, United States, US military, war
This is about the tightest argument against woo-woo one has seen.
Posted: 22 October, 2010 in comedy/humour, Culture, Economics, mystery, Religion, Science, values.
Tags: astrology, auras, capitalism, chiropractic, comedy, crystals, curses, dowsing, Economics, economy, energy, finance, GPS, health, hexes, homeopathy, humor, humour, Life, military, oil, prayer, profit, quantum, relativity, Science, semiconductor, space travel, tarot, xkcd
Jon Stewart and the Daily Show on the latest WikiLeaks exploit
Posted: 29 July, 2010 in comedy/humour, Media, politics and government, The Daily Show, US Politics, Video.
Tags: Afghanistan, Bradass, Bradass87, civilian casualties, combat, comedy, commentators, Daily Show, Democrats, government, humor, humour, Jon Stewart, Julian Assange, leaks, Media, military, Obama, politics, pundits, secret documents, spy, Video, war, WikiLeaks
Spike Milligan: For Dr Who Fans Suffering Withdrawal PLUS Kilt Chimes … BUT WAIT THERE’S MORE … Your Sunday prayer
Posted: 18 July, 2010 in comedy/humour, fun, Religion, Video.
Tags: army, comedy, Dalek, Dr Who, goons, humor, humour, kilt, military, milligan, milligna, Q8, spike milligan, under a Scotsman's kilt, Video, what a Scotsman wears under his kilt, youtube
Israel quotes the “San Remo Accord” as if it gave them legitimate right to board civilian craft in international waters. But it does not and you’ll see why.
Posted: 2 June, 2010 in Australian Values.
Tags: Armed Conflicts, blockade, bogus claims, civilian, Gaza, humanitarian, humanitarian organization, ICRC, International Humanitarian Law, international law, israel, law, Law of the Sea, legal, military, red cross, Regev, San Remo, San Remo Manual, Sea, war, warfare
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