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MINERS FOUND

April 30, 2006 kim lien 0

It’s being reported that two Tasmanian miners trapped since Tuesday are still alive: Just after 7.30pm, the Beaconsfield Gold Mine company said Todd Russell, 35, and […]

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PEACENIKS AT WAR

April 30, 2006 kim lien 0

Joshua Dougherty of Iraq Body Count takes on fellow body-counter Tim Lambert: Tim, we kind of expected you to be unable to admit a mistake on this. And […]

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WHEELS WITHIN WHEELS

April 30, 2006 kim lien 0

Mike Carlton uncovers the Giant Texan Conspiracy that delayed the return of Private Jake Kovko’s body: The blunder is probably the fault of the American contractor hired […]

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RESCUE LATEST

April 30, 2006 kim lien 0

It may still be two days before miners Todd Russell and Brant Webb are brought to the surface; maybe less. Mining expert Amal Battacharya: When they excavate, they’ve […]

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ELVES AT PLAY

April 29, 2006 kim lien 0

This site was among many earlier shut down by determined little cyber elves. Normal services are now resumed; more posts shortly. Posted by Tim B. on 04/29/2006 at 02:20 AM […]

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HAMBURGER PATTY

April 29, 2006 kim lien 0

The ABC’s Melanie Christiansen presents an interview with Patty Mark, one of the protesters at yesterday’s meat battle: MELANIE CHRISTIANSEN: The World Meat Congress has drawn the industry’s leaders […]

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SKEETERS STOMPED

April 29, 2006 kim lien 0

J.F. Beck’s ambitious anti-malaria fund-fest has now raised $US820—more than one thousand Australian digeridollars. Celebrate by clicking over to Beckville. Posted by Tim B. on 04/29/2006 at 08:54 AM I […]

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UN IGNORED

April 29, 2006 kim lien 0

Confronted by the UN’s might, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is holding his nerve somehow: Iran has ignored a UN Security Council call to suspend all nuclear fuel enrichment, a […]

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RICH SOAKED

April 29, 2006 kim lien 0

Bush tax policies are routinely assumed to favour the rich. Not so, writes the Wall Street Journal’s Steve Moore: New IRS statistics on the taxes Americans pay […]

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SAVE THE UNIVERSE

April 29, 2006 kim lien 0

Al Gore’s conservation ambitions now extend beyond his home planet, as Peter Foster reports: Mr. Gore’s Vanity Fair contribution, a “Green Essay” titled “The Moment of Truth,” […]

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NEWS BRIEFLETS

April 29, 2006 kim lien 0

* Single-author sites are the wave of the past? Whoa! Lucky I’ve still got staffers Tran and Mbongo on retainer. (Well, technically, I guess they’re more restrained than retained.) * […]

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KOVCO PUZZLE

April 29, 2006 kim lien 0

Confusion over Private Jake Kovco’s death continues: Speaking after the formal identification of her son’s body in Sydney, Judy Kovco rejected claims that her son had […]

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PAGAN ECO-TART HONOURED

April 29, 2006 kim lien 0

The First Annual Iowahawk Earth Week Virtual Cruise Night is up: It’s that time of year when we honor the ultimate MILF: Mother Earth! Yes friends, Gaia […]

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SOCKED

April 29, 2006 kim lien 0

When it comes to sock puppets, Melbourne artist and academic Ian Haig is one of the sockiest, as Andrew Bolt reports following an email from “Fran Preston”: As it […]

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WORKERS REMOVE CHAINS

April 28, 2006 kim lien 0

In the tradition of last year’s casting out of the swampies, a superb example of counter activism from Queensland meatworkers: Animal activists bit off more than they could […]

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GRAND EFFORT

April 27, 2006 kim lien 0

Thanks to Bilious Young Fogey, J.F. Beck’s anti-malaria fundraiser is now pushing up towards $A1,000. Posted by Tim B. on 04/27/2006 at 12:54 PM (2) Comments • Permalink

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DUCK!

April 27, 2006 kim lien 0

They pull a knife, you pull a gun. He sends one of yours to the hospital, you ban the sale of foie gras in restaurants. That’s […]

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DOOMSIDE

April 27, 2006 kim lien 0

Following Wednesday’s debacle, yet another house invasion in the Sydney suburb of Doonside: The pair attacked the man, aged in his 60s and the single occupant of the […]

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KOVCO CONFUSION

April 27, 2006 kim lien 0

Two big questions over the death in Iraq of Australian soldier Private Jake Kovco: how exactly was he killed, and what led to his body […]

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FISK AFLOAT

April 27, 2006 kim lien 0

NRO’s John O’Sullivan on Robert Fisk’s hilarious Lateline performance: A polite interviewer, asking straightforward (though increasingly astonished) questions, reveals Fisk to be a curious combination of poseur and […]

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HATEFUL RHETORIC OF UNITY

April 27, 2006 kim lien 0

Two or three reasonably informed people discussing an issue might get somewhere. Ideas will develop; theories be refined. But dump ten or more people in […]

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BURN THE EVIL

April 27, 2006 kim lien 0

Iowahawk is hosting the First Annual Iowahawk Earth Week Virtual Cruise Night: Send me a photos or photo links of your car, along with a brief […]

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BAT USED

April 26, 2006 kim lien 0

Intruder smashes his way into a Sydney house, fights with resident, loses. Outcome: The resident has been charged with assault occasioning grievous bodily harm and will […]

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EARTH DAY TO LIVE AGAIN

April 26, 2006 kim lien 0

Still doubt that Greenism is a religion? Check this apocalyptic envirosermon from Gaia monk Mike Weilbacher, who foretells that Earth Day will soon rise from the dead: […]