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NAME REQUESTED

April 26, 2005 kim lien 0

Phillip Adams writes: Readers warn there are no atheists in a foxhole and you’ll sing a different song on your deathbed, or like Voltaire, you’ll […]

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ELLIS ONLINE

April 26, 2005 kim lien 0

Did you know that Bob Ellis had a website? Me neither. Seems he quit posting last year; here’s an entry from 2003, in which Spongiform […]

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COLUMN PUBLISHED

April 26, 2005 kim lien 0

Despite popular demand, The Continuing Crisis is back: A certain globally-influential organisation has been much in the news recently. You know who I’m talking about; […]

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WARNING OF TERRORISM = TERRORISM

April 26, 2005 kim lien 0

Professor Bob Goodin, of the Australian National University’s Department of International Relations, will today argue that politicians pursuing the war against terror are themselves terrorists. […]

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AL GRASSBY

April 23, 2005 kim lien 0

Former immigration minister Al Grassby has died at 78. He’ll always be remembered for his excellent clothes. Posted by Tim B. on 04/23/2005 at 02:04 […]

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SIR JOH BJELKE-PETERSEN

April 23, 2005 kim lien 0

Former Queensland premier Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen has died at 94. His funeral will be held in Kingaroy; remember him for his folksy sayings. Posted by […]

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CAT GOING GANGBUSTERS

April 23, 2005 kim lien 0

Mining News reports: Continued unparalleled equipment demand from mining, energy and construction projects worldwide have taken Caterpillar to its highest quarterly profit on record and […]

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NEWS BRIEFLETS

April 23, 2005 kim lien 0

* “This is the most exciting place I’ve ever been in my life.” Salma Hayek visits Baffin Island’s Frobisher Bay. * Think you know your […]

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JOB FOR BOB

April 21, 2005 kim lien 0

“Is it only I who has picked up the recent rapid return of socialism in the western world?” asks Bob Ellis, now busted down to […]

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DROUGHT ENDS

April 21, 2005 kim lien 0

I’ve been doing it hard. Shaking. Shivering. Needed a hit. None of my usual dealers would help. “Sorry, kid,” they’d say. “Nothing for you.” Typical; […]

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NO COMMENT

April 21, 2005 kim lien 0

An important note from Margo Kingston: Webdiary will close at midnight until Tuesday. Please minimise comments after midnight so I’m not faced with too many […]

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STEP BACK!

April 21, 2005 kim lien 0

An e-mail arrives from John Kerry HQ: There are moments in our work together when it’s important to step back, look each other in the […]

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WORKERS KILLED

April 21, 2005 kim lien 0

Chris Ahmelman, a Queenslander working as a contractor in Iraq, has been murdered in a roadside attack. Also killed were James Hunt, from Kentucky, and […]

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HUMANS ON THE MARCH

April 21, 2005 kim lien 0

Victory is at hand: The glaciers of the Antarctic Peninsula are in rapid retreat. Happy Earth Day, you big white wimps! UPDATE. We are also […]

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UNRELATED EVENTS REPORTED

April 20, 2005 kim lien 0

Where have all the babies gone?—The Sydney Morning Herald, April 9 Abortion rate hits 91,000 a year—The Sydney Morning Herald, April 20 Oddly, although the […]

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GLOBAL NAZI PANIC

April 20, 2005 kim lien 0

Headlines via Google News: From Nazi Germany to the balcony of St Peter’s—Sydney Morning Herald Nazi Pope: Joseph Ratzinger—Conspiracy Planet. Story contains this: “A well-informed […]

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GALLOWS FOR GALLOWAY

April 20, 2005 kim lien 0

George Galloway, whose revisionist views on Iraq were noted yesterday, has been attacked by Islamic extremists : Anti-war campaigner Mr Galloway was forced to take […]

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AUSTRALIANS EXPLAINED

April 20, 2005 kim lien 0

David Marr in The Guardian last month: “You didn’t have to have unique insight into the Australian psyche to know that blocking the arrival of […]

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CASH FOR COMMENTS

April 19, 2005 kim lien 0

Going to This Important Website will Help the Australian People rescue Democracy. On that note: “I’m in that space again where I’m bogged down processing […]

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SHAKY, CLEARED, TOAST

April 19, 2005 kim lien 0

Moussaoui evidence looking shaky—Sydney Morning Herald, 22 July 2002 Moussaoui ‘cleared over attacks’—Sydney Morning Herald, 21 October 2003 Moussaoui Planning To Admit 9/11 Role—Washington Post, […]