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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 […]