Archive for the tag "war"
…and to yours, and to all of us. Sir Roger is currently in the land of the poppy but not near Flanders fields. Yet there are poppies here in the South of France and the whiff of war and bloody conflict is inescapably faintly background to all. And so it was a cold and [...]
Posted: 27 May, 2012 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, History, Iraq, Language, Life, Literature, politics and government, values.
Tags: Afghanistan, alex comfort, anti-war, Australian Values, comfort, History, Iraq, Literature, notes to my son, poem, poetry, politics, Remember when you hear them beginning to say Freedom, values, verse, war, WWI, WWII
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
Google has released the results of its zeitgeist survey of the most popular search terms for 2010. This is the video.
Posted: 11 December, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Computing, Culture, Economics, History, Internet, Iran, Iraq, legal, Life, Media, Medicine, politics and government, Racism, Religion, Science, Sex, Sport, Technology, US Politics, values, Video.
Tags: 2010, Culture, Economics, events, Google, History, keywords, law, legal, Life, politics, popular search, search terms, Sport, Video, war, world, world trends, youtube, zeitgeist
5 minutes of fawning, braindead, cowardly MacKillop sycophancy had Sir Roger’s faith in the rationality of the press disappearing down the toilet with his vomit
Posted: 19 October, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, Life, Medicine, politics and government, Religion, Science, values.
Tags: Adele Horin, australian media, australian media values, Australian religion, Australian religious values, Australian Values, cancer, China, cure, famine, frenzy, genocide, Horin, journalism, journalist, MacKillop, Media, miracle, miraculous, newspaper, prayer, press, Q&A, QandA, Religion, religious values, Rwanda, saint, values, vatican, war, Yugoslavia
One doesn’t know why, but Barnaby is one of the options in the market for Foreign Minister. What if he made Foreign Affairs as exciting as his Finance stint?
Posted: 18 August, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, fun, politics and government, values.
Tags: australian election, Australian political values, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Barnaby Joyce, betting, diplomacy, diplomat, election, federal election, foreign affairs, Foreign Minister, Joyce, Julie Bishop, Kevin Rudd, Malcolm Turnbull, market, odds, politics, Rudd, Steven Smith, Turnbull, values, war
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
There is some sort of kickfest going on and one or two people are becoming slightly excited in the key of B flat. These two films will help you understand why
Posted: 26 June, 2010 in Australian Values, comedy/humour, Culture, fun, Religion, Sport, values, Video.
Tags: comedy, flying ace, football, humour, hurricane, irony, poetry, satire, send-up, soccer, spitfire, sporting values, values, war, world cup, WWII
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
What happened 40 years ago this week? What happened 109 years ago today (9 May).
Posted: 9 May, 2010 in politics and government, US Politics.
Tags: australia, Cambodia, federation, Kent State, National Guard, Nixon, Ohio, parliament, politics, Royal Exhibition Building, shootings, US, Vietnam, war
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
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
Forget World of Warcraft. This new game blasts it away for sheer ULTRA-realistic war experience – you feel as if you’re really there!
Onion News reports…
Posted: 13 November, 2009 in Australian Values, comedy/humour, Computing, Culture, Internet, Iraq, Life, Media, Sex, US Politics, values, Video.
Tags: Afghanistan, CGI, comedy, computer games, computer graphics, computer news, computers, Computing, cultural values, gaming, gaming news, humor, humour, Internet, internet news, Iraq, Jessica Biel, leisure, massively parallel, Media, multi-player, Onion, Onion News, Onion News Network, Onion Video News, ONN, Shakira, simulation, technology, technology news, Video, video games, war, warcraft, web, web news, world of warcraft, world of warcraft news
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
…college howlers collected over many years by a History Professor. Here are a few excerpts that had us falling off our throne (for you young things, ROFLMAO)
Posted: 13 September, 2009 in comedy/humour, Education, History, politics and government, Religion.
Tags: Black Death, Catholic, Church, college, comedy, Education, educational values, England, Ethiopia, France, Germany, historical values, History, history values, Hitler, howlers, humor, humour, Italy, Lenin, Lloyd George, Luther, mediaeval, medieval, merit, middle ages, Mussolini, peace, Poland, political values, Pope, right, Russia, school, screamers, standards, university, values, Versailles, violence, war, World War I, World War II, worth, wrong
1. the suggestion was to use waterboarding; 2. it came from the Vice President’s office; 3. the purpose was to find a link between al-Qaeda and Iraq.
Posted: 19 May, 2009 in Australian Values.
Tags: al Qaida, al Qaida and Iraq, American values, Atta, Australian governmen, Australian political values, Australian Politics, Bush, Cheney, Darth Vader, Duelfer, ethics, evil, false evidence, government, Iraq, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Maddow, morals, MSNBC, politics, principles, SERE, terror, torture, values, Vice President, war, waterboarding, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Windrem, WMD