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YEAR’S LAST POST

December 31, 2005 kim lien 0

James Lileks and Mark Steyn review 2005—which ends, at least in my zone of Australia, in just over five hours. See you in 2006, folks! Posted by Tim B. on […]

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BORED WITH WARD

December 31, 2005 kim lien 0

Ward Reilly—a popular figure at this site in recent months—wonders where the children are: Having been a part of the anti-war movement since before the “war” with Iraq started, […]

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BLIZZARDS EXPLAINED

December 31, 2005 kim lien 0

“Enviro-tards are probably holidaying in Europe,” writes Art Vandelay, “which would explain the blizzards.” He’s referring to the inverse law of global warm-mongering, which holds that global […]

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PREJUDICE AGAINST PROTOCOLS

December 31, 2005 kim lien 0

A new documentary by US film-maker Mark Levin explores post 9/11 anti-Semitism. One French viewer isn’t convinced: Dorith Bensala, a member of the audience, thought the […]

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BAGS

December 31, 2005 kim lien 0

The Sydney Morning Herald’s environmental reporter Stephanie Peatling in early 2004: The Federal Opposition has pounced on community hatred of plastic bags, agreeing to ban them as it beefs up its […]

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FUTURE PRESIDENT PROMISES PROHIBITION

December 31, 2005 kim lien 0

Democrat Congressman Joseph Crawley recently dropped by the Al-Razi Islamic school in Queens, where he encountered aspiring political leaders: Among these young hopefuls is seven-year-old Mayar, of […]

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OPEN THREAD

December 30, 2005 kim lien 0

On account of I don’t got nothin’ to say right now! Posted by Tim B. on 12/28/2005 at 10:16 AM Me neither. :^/ Posted by Spiny Norman on 2005 12 28 […]

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NEWS BRIEFLETS

December 30, 2005 kim lien 0

* The Associated Press doesn’t know the difference between Australians and Austrians. In a related (and possibly not work-safe) post, J.F. Beck investigates curious European Union imagery. * […]

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DEMOCRACY WASTED

December 30, 2005 kim lien 0

Gerard Henderson presents his annual roundup of Australian idiocy: William Mitchell says “Australia is steadily becoming a totalitarian society”. Judith Armstrong writes that it is “tempting to […]

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CROWENULLA

December 30, 2005 kim lien 0

Incomprehensible photoshoppery from self-described “futurist” Richard Neville. Russell Crowe should sue him. Posted by Tim B. on 12/30/2005 at 11:17 AM (18) Comments • Permalink

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BONZONAZI

December 30, 2005 kim lien 0

Bush nic latest: Bonzonazi Warmonger Surveillabush Neo-Jew-Goebbels von Gaia-Rapist Chimpen-Hawk W Joo-Puppet Chimp-enHawk von DisenfranchizoGraib, p-Resident of the United Hates of A-MurderiKKKa Three of those are […]

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YOUR PRIMO SITE FOR CELEBRITY GOSSIP

December 30, 2005 kim lien 0

Startling—and deeply intriguing—background on former child star Hayley Mills in comments. Via Hollywood insider Ned Wynn. Posted by Tim B. on 12/30/2005 at 12:26 PM Oops. Erm, alleged transgressive sexual act. Heh. Posted by ekw on 2005 […]

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GET A JOB AT WEBDIARY

December 30, 2005 kim lien 0

Cartoony Sydney Morning Herald leftist Cathy Wilcox: “Two thousand and five has completely proved to me my ineffectiveness as a cartoonist,” Wilcox says. “Everything I’ve tried to stop […]

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MOLLY BITES

December 30, 2005 kim lien 0

Credulous Molly Ivins corrects an error: Apology: I bit on a bad story in my Dec. 21 column [“Because He’s The President?”]. The tale of the UMass-Dartmouth […]

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READ IT AND SLEEP

December 30, 2005 kim lien 0

Just what readers of the Melbourne Age were screaming out for: 3315 words about Maureen Dowd, “the most dangerous columnist in America.” Dangerous to stock prices, maybe. (Via Hal Colebatch) […]

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GOOD CALL

December 30, 2005 kim lien 0

The Bullletin’s Laurie Oakes reports: Soon after the Al Qaeda attacks on New York and Washington, Kerry Packer and I were among a small group of business […]

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INVERSE LAW OBEYED

December 30, 2005 kim lien 0

December 3: Perth activists fly Kites for Kyoto as part of an international protest against global warming. December 31: Perth records its coldest December in 83 years. (Via Rex) Posted […]

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PORK ATTACK

December 30, 2005 kim lien 0

Another mass murder in Indonesia: A blast that was probably a bomb rocked a crowded market in Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi today, with a local television station reporting […]

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PRAYERS ANSWERED

December 27, 2005 kim lien 0

Margo Kingston’s retirement—“Webdiary’s closure marks the end of my career in journalism. It’s time to move on”—is over after just three weeks. Posted by Tim B. on 12/27/2005 at […]

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ASSUMPTION CORRECT

December 26, 2005 kim lien 0

Alaskan lefty Gryphen ponders the ideological divide: I have been the recepient of an unusual number of visitors of late. They are coming almost exclusively from a link […]

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WHO YOU GONNA CALL?

December 26, 2005 kim lien 0

Michael Gawenda sees a ghost: Bush’s argument that the world had changed since 1978 and that America faced an unprecedented terrorism threat, that America indeed was […]