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SNOW JOB

April 26, 2006 kim lien 0

Fox News presenter Tony Snow is the new White House press secretary. Cue US-wide moonbat meltdown. Post reaction from the usual suspects in comments. Posted by Tim […]

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FISK INTERRUPTED

April 26, 2006 kim lien 0

During a Robert Fisk rant about Western “bestialisation” of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, Osama bin Laden, Ayatollah Khomeini, and Muammar Gaddafi, the ABC’s Tony Jones asks: Robert […]

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UNBELIEVABLE

April 26, 2006 kim lien 0

An awful mistake. Posted by Tim B. on 04/26/2006 at 09:43 PM (61) Comments • Permalink

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AWESOME STAT HIGHLIGHTED

April 25, 2006 kim lien 0

Another shocking employment revelation from the Sydney Morning Herald: Almost one in five workers under 26 is unhappy with pay and conditions … The glass is greater than […]

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STEYN BEATEN

April 25, 2006 kim lien 0

Mark Steyn! Crushed! By a major Australian intellectual! I don’t believe I was ever aware that Aussie prof John Quiggin had launched a competition to demonstrate I was a […]

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ANZAC DAY AFTER

April 25, 2006 kim lien 0

Eric Bogle’s And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda: So now every April I sit on my porch And I see the parade pass before me I […]

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COLUMN FORGETS NAME

April 25, 2006 kim lien 0

Mentioned in this week’s Continuing Crisis column for The Bulletin are Kim Beazley, Annette Hurley, Dana Wortley, Linda Kirk, Anne McEwen, Australia’s Commonwealth Games rowing squad, The Bangles, Jason […]

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SMOKING CEREMONY CONDEMNED

April 24, 2006 kim lien 0

Man has cigarette. Academic loses it. Posted by Tim B. on 04/24/2006 at 10:41 AM “Every time a cigarette is lit, a polar bear drowns!” — From It WAS […]

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BIG MO

April 24, 2006 kim lien 0

Today’s Anzac Day march in Darwin has been cancelled in advance of Cyclone Monica: Darwin is preparing to weather the most intense storm ever seen in Australia’s northern […]

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MORE WORKPLACE TRAUMA

April 24, 2006 kim lien 0

Meet Business Week bigshot Charles S. DuBow,  who ain’t happy with the copy desk. I hope we are clear on this. Posted by Tim B. on 04/24/2006 at 11:44 AM What […]

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FEUDIN’ FUNDAMENTALISTS

April 24, 2006 kim lien 0

Osama versus Hamas: He also criticised the Palestinians’ Hamas-led government for breaking what he said was a taboo against “joining infidel assemblies” and entering parliament. Hamas […]

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BELIEFS STATED

April 24, 2006 kim lien 0

CBS columnist Dotty Lynch goes all Beatlemania over “tall and proud” John Kerry: Kerry may be reflecting a new boldness on the part of liberals to come […]

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PROBLEM LIKE MARIA

April 24, 2006 kim lien 0

From the Chicago Sun-Times’ photo archives, highlights of which are available in a fine new book: The bewildered-looking fellow is federal marshal Stanley Pringle, who has just served […]

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ANZAC DAY

April 24, 2006 kim lien 0

Australian and New Zealand troops mass on the beach at Gallipoli. Posted by Tim B. on 04/24/2006 at 02:19 PM (79) Comments • Permalink

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ZIONISTS TO PAY, WRATH ON WAY, ETC

April 23, 2006 kim lien 0

The NYC-based Islamic Thinkers Society—whose deep thoughts once led them to demand the death of Michael Leunig—are back, and now they’ve got catchy tunes: Zionists, Zionists you will pay! […]

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PERSONAL QUAGMIRE CONTINUES

April 23, 2006 kim lien 0

Will John Kerry ever find a Vietnam exit strategy? Those who disagree with the Bush administration’s policies in Iraq face the same scornful charges that they […]

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AMIS FAMILY SECURE

April 23, 2006 kim lien 0

British novelist Martin Amis worried big time about nuclear war 20 years ago: Suppose I survive. Suppose my eyes aren’t pouring down my face, suppose […]

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EMISSIONS DOWN, BEARS DROWN

April 23, 2006 kim lien 0

Things are getting better: Since 1970, carbon monoxide emissions in the U.S. are down 55%, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Particulate emissions are down nearly […]

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IT IS THE DAY OF EARTH

April 22, 2006 kim lien 0

Happy Earth Day, earthlings! Heed the earthly wisdom of Jimmy Carter: My boyhood days in Plains in the 1930s and 40s were shared among the family farm, […]

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SOLDIER KILLED

April 22, 2006 kim lien 0

An Australian soldier has been killed in Iraq; shot while cleaning his weapon. UPDATE. Chief Bastard has background on weapons maintenance. UPDATE II. John Howard and Alexander Downer […]

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NEWS BRIEFLETS

April 22, 2006 kim lien 0

* “I don’t care about your color, I don’t care about your religion, I only care about humans.” Fascinating demonstration in Egypt. * The return of Puce: “Hallo […]