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GIFT RECEIVED

July 31, 2005 kim lien 0

Like his brother, Malcolm Wood is a generous fellow: The brother of freed hostage Douglas Wood today visited the senior Islamic cleric who travelled to Iraq […]

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NEW ZEALAND WARNED NOT TO OFFEND FOREIGNERS

July 31, 2005 kim lien 0

New Zealand’s National Party has pledged (conditionally) to withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol if elected on September 17. Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Morgan Williams finds this deplorable: Williams said European […]

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SGT. JEREMY DOYLE

July 30, 2005 kim lien 0

Hideous scenes at the Indiana funeral of a US soldier killed in Iraq: Sgt. Jeremy Doyle’s sacrifice brought many out to honor him but also sparked a […]

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BROGDEN SUICIDE BID

July 30, 2005 kim lien 0

“On July 29,” Seven’s Peter Jean reported, “Mr Brogden committed political suicide.” Last night Brogden tried to take things one step further: John Brogden was rushed to hospital […]

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NO EXCUSES MADE

July 28, 2005 kim lien 0

US-born Muslim leader Sheikh Khalid Yasin, lately in Australia: There’s no such thing as a Muslim having a non-Muslim friend, so a non-Muslim could be your […]

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THE FEMALE BRAIN

July 27, 2005 kim lien 0

Received a note from Canberra blogger Alan E. Brain a few weeks ago. Alan—47 years old, married, and a parent—had long imagined he would have preferred life […]

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CAVALCADE OF SIDEBURNS

July 27, 2005 kim lien 0

Starring in this photo tribute to Ashes heroes of the 70s are Jeff Thomson, Rod Marsh, Ian Botham, Geoffrey Boycott, Ian Chappell, Doug Walters, David Gower, Dennis […]

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ROOT CAUSE LOCATED

July 27, 2005 VA - Emmanuel 0

Jim Treacher—now blogging here, for money!—sends word of a site set up in cowardly response to this. Meanwhile, here’s Mark Steyn on the death of […]

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DECENT WHITE FOLK BLACK

July 26, 2005 kim lien 0

All Christians are white. Well, David Marr seems to think so: Anti-vilification laws aren’t the answer. In Victoria, two hellfire Christian preachers, Danny Nalliah and Daniel Scot, […]

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DECENT WHITE FOLK BLACK

July 26, 2005 kim lien 0

All Christians are white. Well, David Marr seems to think so: Anti-vilification laws aren’t the answer. In Victoria, two hellfire Christian preachers, Danny Nalliah and Daniel Scot, […]

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CARR QUITS

July 26, 2005 VA - Emmanuel 0

Bob Carr will resign next Monday after ten years as Premier of NSW. He may be replaced by the vegan Carl Scully. UPDATE. The working […]

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TOPLESS BODIES IN BRAINLESS CROWD

July 25, 2005 kim lien 0

Breast-flashing anti-war crones invade a crowd of Hillary boosters. Hilarity ensues. (Via LGF, currently in roaring form; do scroll awhile.) UPDATE. Speaking of form, house troll Miranda […]

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BET ON IT

July 25, 2005 VA - Emmanuel 0

The Sydney Morning Herald’s Alan Ramsey, who is almost always completely wrong, gets it wrong again: Meanwhile, know that our Prime Minister has another birthday […]

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MODELS INCONSISTENT

July 24, 2005 kim lien 0

Beset by unexpected summer rain, George Monbiot questions the science: It wasn’t meant to happen like this. The climate scientists told us that our winters would become wetter and […]

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AUSTRALIA FRIGHTENS MODO

July 23, 2005 kim lien 0

Julia Baird in the Sydney Morning Herald: The New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd described Australia to me as an “apocalyptic Bushworld”. She may have meant […]

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DR ELLIS

July 23, 2005 kim lien 0

Poor Cornelia Rau. She’s lately acting on advice from Bob Ellis, as her sister Christine explains: Christine also criticised the “wisdom” of the treating psychiatrist who […]

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KRATOS!

July 23, 2005 kim lien 0

Several days prior to the shooting in London of a suspected recent visitor to Pakistan, the Sunday Times reported: Under secret guidelines codenamed Operation Kratos, armed officers were instructed […]