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CONVENIENT JETS

June 25, 2006 kim lien 0

Just a thought, but shouldn’t a serious environmentalist choose not to take charter flights? FractionAir, which provided charter jet service to people ranging from former Vice […]

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LEFT CAN’T WRITE

June 24, 2006 kim lien 0

New Republic owner Martin Peretz on Daily Kos: Forgive me. But I never read Daily Kos until today. Well, now that I’ve read it, the first thought that […]

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APPOINTMENTS PHILLED

June 24, 2006 kim lien 0

Phillip Adams is outraged by a handful of conservative appointments to government bodies. But, as Labor’s Barry Cohen points out, Adams himself is an argument for right-wing appointees: I wonder whether […]

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ROCKS OF PEACE

June 24, 2006 kim lien 0

Peace gatherings are dangerous: The Rainbow Family peace gathering turned hostile Tuesday when a group of attendees began hurling rocks and sticks at law enforcement officers, […]

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FEELS RIGHT, DO IT

June 24, 2006 kim lien 0

New York Times editor Bill Keller on his paper’s decision not to publish those Danish Motoons: Keller told USA Today that publishing the Mohammed cartoons would be “perceived as […]

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“THE EARTH HAS A FEVER”

June 24, 2006 kim lien 0

Al Gore—charismatic star of An Inconvenient Truth and its upcoming sequel, An Inconvenient Truth: Tokyo Drift—weeps for little baby Earth: The Earth has a fever and just like when […]

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TOMORROW’S NEWS TODAY

June 23, 2006 kim lien 0

The story list for tomorrow’s Age … featuring ten soccer pieces from nine Melbourne-based reporters: FED SQR:The Croatians had the first roar. As they saw their first […]

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AVAILABLE TIME SHRINKING

June 23, 2006 kim lien 0

January 2006: Australian scientist Tim Flannery said the world still had “one to two decades” to take action to reduce global warming. June 2006: Gore […]

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WHAT’S NOT TO LOVE?

June 23, 2006 kim lien 0

Charles Krauthammer is right. We rule. UPDATE. Daniel San: I was born in England, but my family moved to Australia when I was three years old. Let […]

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“A” IS FOR ALLAH

June 22, 2006 kim lien 0

Children learn a great many things at Laskhar-e-Taiba junior jihadi school: YOUNG BOY: I am a soldier of Khalif Farouq-e-Azam and Siddique-e-Akbar. Allah is great. Allah is […]

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HEADLINE OF THE WEEK

June 22, 2006 kim lien 0

News.com.au reports: Lack of sex blamed for low birth rate Posted by Tim B. on 06/22/2006 at 10:30 AM (42) Comments • Permalink

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NICKY BARR

June 22, 2006 kim lien 0

Wing commander Andrew William “Nicky” Barr died recently aged 90. A brilliant WWII pilot, although equipped with aircraft he believed inadequate, Barr once offered this tactical advice: […]

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FEAR OF WARMTH

June 22, 2006 kim lien 0

Dennis Prager asks: Observers of contemporary society will surely have noted that a liberal is far more likely to fear global warming than a conservative. Why […]

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WORLD CUP OPEN THREAD

June 22, 2006 kim lien 0

Not awake for this morning’s Australia v Croatia match. Coverage over to you in comments. Posted by Tim B. on 06/22/2006 at 12:21 PM (62) Comments • Permalink

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MIAMI HEAT

June 22, 2006 kim lien 0

Seven arrested in Miami on terrorism charges. Posted by Tim B. on 06/22/2006 at 09:24 PM I wonder if those arrested come from a broad strata of American society? Posted […]

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WHAT WOULD MARKETS KNOW

June 22, 2006 kim lien 0

Reader Jack H. writes: If the debate on global warming and rising sea levels is over, shouldn’t properties like these be selling at a massive discount? Posted by Tim B. on 06/22/2006 […]

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JANE’S MEDICATION

June 21, 2006 kim lien 0

Diagnosed schizophrenic Jane tells of her battle with Al Gore Syndrome: I suffered from a lot of anxiety. I was hearing voices, which is very common. I sort […]

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UNUSUAL ANIMALS ARRIVE

June 21, 2006 kim lien 0

ABC News (US) wants to know about the ruin visited upon you by global warming: Witnessing the impact of global warming in your life? ABC News wants […]

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DRIVING MUSIC

June 19, 2006 kim lien 0

There are Gibson guitars, and then there are Gibson guitars with painted Toyo high performance PROXES T1R tread on the back. Posted by Tim B. on 06/19/2006 at […]

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DISSENT CRUSHED

June 19, 2006 kim lien 0

Farewell Faheem: A jury has today found Sydney architect Faheem Khalid Lodhi guilty of three terrorism-related charges. A seven-week trial in the New South Wales Supreme […]

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NEWS BRIEFLETS

June 18, 2006 kim lien 0

* Iowahawk locates priceless tilt art. * Among the 10,000 or so days since the mid-1970s, 1 July 2004 had more Australian births than any other. * A New […]

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BUY A POLITICIAN

June 18, 2006 kim lien 0

eBay is afire with Australian political hotness: In an Australian first, eBay is offering 10 unique political experiences with the nation’s best-known pollies – and all in the name […]

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AUSTRALIA V BRAZIL

June 18, 2006 kim lien 0

Game begins in a few minutes. Word on the street has it that Brazil is fairly handy at this soccer caper. UPDATE. Failed goal attempts […]