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MARTYR MOTOR

January 31, 2006 kim lien 0

“I have always taken the view,” writes WogBlog, “that the Palestinians could learn a lot from the Italians.” Possibly. On the other hand, it could also […]

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BUSH NOT ENTIRELY SATANIC

January 30, 2006 kim lien 0

Currency Lad—lately posting some wonderful mini-essays; do visit—locates a rare pro-Bush item from the BBC, by correspondent Justin Webb: I was hearing the other day about a […]

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BUSH NOT ENTIRELY SATANIC

January 30, 2006 kim lien 0

Currency Lad—lately posting some wonderful mini-essays; do visit—locates a rare pro-Bush item from the BBC, by correspondent Justin Webb: I was hearing the other day about a […]

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FAIR & BALANCED

January 30, 2006 kim lien 0

Should’ve linked to this earlier: Michael Fumento’s spirited response to Cathy Seipp’s column on pundit payola. He makes some sound points—should payments for a book need to be disclosed […]

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CINDY SYMMETRY

January 30, 2006 kim lien 0

Cindy Sheehan is again planning to camp outside George W. Bush’s Crawford home. No word yet on whether Cindy Crawford plans to camp outside Mao Tse-Tung’s Sheehan home, but the […]

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TOBENSTEIN

January 30, 2006 kim lien 0

Far-right Holocaust denier Frederick Töben and far-left Hamas spinner Antony Loewenstein share similar views (both rail against Zionism and neocons, and hail the likes of Scott Ritter and Robert […]

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LOSERS LOSING

January 30, 2006 kim lien 0

What was Bob Ellis saying the other day? Something about the “Howard bandname” being “poisonously tainted, and in its final, twitching throes”? Doesn’t look like it: The Coalition […]

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TWO WRONGS

January 29, 2006 kim lien 0

Election analyst Malcolm Mackerras last week won an Australia Day award. In the Mackerras tradition, this involved an inaccurate prediction: Mackerras did not bother to immediately open […]

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NEXT: BEER ROBOTS THAT HOVER

January 29, 2006 kim lien 0

There are scientific advances, and then there are scientific advances: Japanese beer maker Asahi plans to give away 5000 personal bartending bots, each of which can […]

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SIMPLE DAYS RECALLED

January 29, 2006 kim lien 0

Christopher Bantick gets all nostalgic in The Age: Children these days are growing up in a very different, less open, society than when I grew up in the […]

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OSCAR TIME

January 29, 2006 kim lien 0

Direct your own Bollywood film! Here’s a feature I auteured earlier; and here’s a noir masterpiece composed by enigmatic cineaste Simon R. Posted by Tim B. on 01/29/2006 at 10:16 AM (106) Comments • Permalink

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PAPER DISLIKES PUBLIC

January 28, 2006 kim lien 0

The Sydney Morning Herald’s Australia Day editorial: As the fireworks explode this evening to celebrate Australia’s national day, the crowds, the anthem-singing and the flag-waving camouflage an […]

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PRIORITIES INDICATED

January 28, 2006 kim lien 0

It begins: The incoming Hamas government will move quickly to make Islamic sharia “a source” of law in the West Bank and Gaza Strip and will […]

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POLL NOT GOOD FOR IRAN

January 27, 2006 kim lien 0

The LA Times reports: Despite persistent disillusionment with the war in Iraq, a majority of Americans supports taking military action against Iran if that country continues to […]

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INDEFENSIBLE DEFENDED

January 27, 2006 kim lien 0

Antony Loewenstein—“I gather strength from brave Jews”—apparently gathers even greater strength from those who would kill brave Jews: Sooner or later, the US and its Western allies will have to […]

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PHIL E. BUSTER

January 27, 2006 kim lien 0

For the very latest Buster news, hit the link. Posted by Tim B. on 01/27/2006 at 08:48 AM How in God’s name has a decent nation reached a point […]

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ATTENTION, MELBOURNE CRIMINALS

January 27, 2006 kim lien 0

If you’re thinking of hiring lawyer Mr Lefty to argue your case, you might do well to examine his forensic courtroom technique first. Posted by Tim B. on 01/27/2006 at 10:26 […]

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WARMING PREDICTED

January 27, 2006 kim lien 0

The world is ending! No, really: In its 4.5 billion years, Earth has evolved from its hot, violent birth to the celebrated watery blue planet that […]

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MODO REVEALS CONCEALMENT

January 27, 2006 kim lien 0

Maureen Dowd on George W. Bush: Everything that has happened in America has to do with Bush and his relationship with his father. I don’t think […]

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TOKEN JEW

January 27, 2006 kim lien 0

Antony Loewenstein, January 15: I was recently appointed to the Board of Macquarie University’s Centre for Middle Eastern and North African Studies. This was due to […]

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NAME CUT

January 27, 2006 kim lien 0

John Birmingham last week in the Sydney Morning Herald: He revels in the bile directed at him for his relentless assaults on Greenpeace, the ALP, John […]

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THIS MAKES PERFECT SENSE

January 27, 2006 kim lien 0

Society in ruins? Economy sunk? Let’s learn Chinese: Students at all Zimbabwean universities will later this year be required to learn to speak and write Chinese, […]