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The similarity between British PM, David Cameron’s, statement on government transparency and Wikileaks’ current activity is delightful but he doesn’t get it.
Posted: 11 December, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Computing, Culture, Economics, History, Internet, legal, Life, politics and government, Technology, values.
Tags: Act of Settlement, Australian political values, Australian Values, Britain, British political values, British Prime Minister, bureaucrats, cameron, Charles I, citizenship, constitutional monarchy, Cromwell, data, data transparency, David Cameron, democracy, dictatorship, double-dipping, English civil war, Enlightenment, female suffrage, Freedom of Information, Glorious Revolution, government, indigenous, indigenous Australians, information, Internet, Johnny Walker Blue, masters, monarchy, podcast, political values, politics, privacy, Roundheads, secrecy, servants, suffrage, taxation, taxes, transparency, transparent government, tyranny, UK, universal suffrage, values
Who in their right mind would pay all the enormous expenses of a promotional tour for the “Holy Father” to come to your country to spruik his snake oil?
Posted: 13 July, 2010 in legal, Religion, Sex.
Tags: Catholic, charlatan, child rape, Church, Dawkins, Great Britain, Hitchens, holy father, law suit, legal, Mr Fish, NSW, pontiff, Pope, rape, Religion, religious values, Roman catholic, snake-oil, UK
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
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.
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