Archive for the tag "USA"
GetUp needs 100,000 signatures for its Wikileaks petition before its ad goes in the NY Times. If you wanted to do something about Julian Assange this can be it
Posted: 15 December, 2010 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, legal, Life, politics and government, US Politics, values.
Tags: activism, advertising, Assange, Australian legal values, Australian Values, GetUp, justice, law, legal, legal values, New York Times, nyt, United States, US, USA, WikiLeaks
Your heart will pound, your jaw will drop, your tongue will flop to the floor, your brain will expand. You’ll want to be a spaceman or spacewoman all over again
Posted: 12 December, 2010 in History, Life, Science, Technology, values, Video.
Tags: Adventure, America, americans, astronaut, cinematography, Discovery, DVD, film, high-speed film, launch, NASA, pioneering, rocket, rocket launch, rocketry, Science, shuttle, shuttle launch, space, space history, space shuttle, space shuttle footage, spaceman, STS, technology, USA, Video, videography, youtube
What has changed, what the fuss is really about, is that the US Government has lost the most precious protection of a professional liar: plausible deniability.
Posted: 5 December, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Internet, Iraq, politics and government, US Politics, values.
Tags: Assange, Burns, cablegate, Clinton, democracy, democratic values, Enlightenment, government, Hillary Clinton, Hunter S. Thompson, Julian Assange, leak, leaking, leaks, political leaks, political values, politics, power, privilege, Robbie Burns, rule, United States, US, USA, values, WikiLeaks
Can’t help drawing a parallel between Jon Stewart’s speech and Obama’s at the Democrat Convention when Al Gore was nominated for President.
Posted: 3 November, 2010 in comedy/humour, History, Life, Media, politics and government, Racism, Religion, The Daily Show, US Politics, values, Video.
Tags: America, american politics, American values, and/or fear, belief, comedy, comedy central, communism, Culture, Daily Show, government, humor, humour, Jon Stewart, Jon Stewart speech, Media, most trusted man, orator, oratory, politics, press, Racism, rally, Rally to Restore Sanity, Religion, society, speech, US, US Politics, USA, values, Video, Washington
Here’s what Jefferson, 3rd President of the USA, principal author of the Declaration of Independence, Founding Father, said about religion in a letter to Adams:
Posted: 20 August, 2010 in Culture, History, Literature, politics and government, Religion, US Politics, values.
Tags: Adams, America, American history, B-grade, bigotry, chainsaaw, christian, christian nation, christianity, clergy, History, Jefferson, Jupiter, Madison, Minerva, Palin, persecution, politics, POTUS, president, President of the United States, Religion, religious values, serial killer, superstition, United States, USA, values
Dwight Eisenhower, a 5-star General and Republican President, would nowadays be regarded by most Republicans as a pussy, a commie and a traitor.
Posted: 19 April, 2010 in History, politics and government, US Politics, values.
Tags: America, democrat, democratic values, diplomacy, Dwight, Eisenhower, Eisenhower quote, General, government, international, Obama, political values, politics, president, relations, republican, right to bear arms, right to vote, statistics, U.S., USA, values
Roger Waters is touring The Wall from 15 Sept to 13 Dec 2010, through the US & Canada. You can apply for presale tickets for a better chance of getting tickets
Posted: 18 April, 2010 in Art, audio, Australian Values, Culture, Education, Internet, Life, music, politics and government, Religion, Sex, values, Video.
Tags: Andrew Lloyd Webber, another brick in the wall, Canada, cost, cultural values, God Almighty, Jesus Christ, lottery, miracle, music tour, music values, pink floyd, pop music, presale, rock music, roger waters, the wall, tickets, tickets on sale, tour, USA, value, values, we don't need no education, we don't need no thought control
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
reat news from the USA! Atheism is on the rise. But never mind. Ruthless biblethumpers can still make their millions for a while.
Posted: 3 October, 2009 in Australian Values, Life, Religion.
Tags: agnostic, America, atheism, atheist, Australian religion, Australian religious values, Australian Values, baptist, Catholic, civilisation, civilization, ethics, Europe, Fox, Fox News, merit, morals, organised religion, organized religion, protestant, Religion, religious values, USA, values, worth