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FIVE ACRES OF PEACE

July 28, 2006 kim lien 0

St. Mother is moving to Texas: War protester Cindy Sheehan has purchased a 5-acre plot in Crawford with some of the insurance money she received after […]

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NOT IN MY DAY

July 28, 2006 kim lien 0

An older woman cannot understand the younger generation. UPDATE. Old lady Jess recently appeared in the Age. UPDATE II. Reveal your cluebat moment! UPDATE III. SCD recalls a favourite early political victory: […]

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NED’S NEW CO-STARS

July 28, 2006 kim lien 0

Ned Lamont’s latest TV ad concentrates on the vital issue of skinheads in the military, presumably because wild-eyed white supremacists are more voter-friendly than the Kos kids. Posted […]

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UNDERGROUND UNDER TREATMENT

July 28, 2006 kim lien 0

Bush Derangement Syndrome continues its cholera-like spread through the lower orders: An unscientific poll of posters at a Democratic Underground discussion board yields a result that […]

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POST FURGLED

July 28, 2006 kim lien 0

Under cover of widespread indifference, respected tacher and litigation enthusiast Nick Dyrenfürgle has modestly deleted his finest post. UPDATE. Antony Loewenstein, another spelling-challenged university type, is currently hosting a sensitive debate on matters recent and […]

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DEBUNKED

July 28, 2006 kim lien 0

There are debunkings, and then there are DEBUNKINGS. Posted by Tim B. on 07/28/2006 at 11:47 AM (27) Comments • Permalink

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CURIOUS BOB

July 28, 2006 kim lien 0

Robert Fisk asks: Is it possible – is it conceivable – that Israel is losing its war in Lebanon? Place this in the same file as […]

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RICH COUNTRY REPRESENTED

July 27, 2006 kim lien 0

“We don’t want Australian kids to grow up with American accents,” actress Toni Collette declared a year or so ago, adding that “working in Australia on films […]

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ASSAF NAMER

July 27, 2006 kim lien 0

Israel-born Australian citizen Assaf Namer, a sergeant in the Israeli army, has been killed in a Hezbollah ambush. Namer’s family lives in Sydney. Posted by Tim B. on […]

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FIREARMS HOBBYISTS IN COURT

July 27, 2006 kim lien 0

There are two terrorist trials underway in Australia at the moment, one in Melbourne, and this one in Sydney: Court documents allege that as well as planning […]

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ACADEMICS, ELDERLY ENTERTAINED

July 27, 2006 kim lien 0

Disaster! An Inconvenient Truth is almost sunk! Still, Al Gore’s enviroterror crockumentary is doing great business in Texas: In the audience on the day I saw his movie were three […]

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KYOTO SCAM NOTED

July 27, 2006 kim lien 0

“More proof,” notes the Environmental Republican, that “Kyoto is a scam.” UPDATE. Pluto is heating up! I blame Plutonoid SUV addiction. (Via Colin N.) Posted by Tim B. on 07/27/2006 […]

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FISK: “I AM A NORMAL PERSON”

July 27, 2006 kim lien 0

Arabic daily Asharq Alawsat interviews Robert Fisk, whose answers may have been altered during an English-Arabic-English translation process: Fisk: The Palestinian state is a corpse that isn’t permitted to […]

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JOURNALISTS HASSLED, THREATENED

July 27, 2006 kim lien 0

CJR’s Paul McLeary reports: Writing on his blog Wednesday while reporting from southern Lebanon, freelance journalist and Time magazine contributor Christopher Allbritton, in what almost looked to […]

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BAD CARL

July 26, 2006 kim lien 0

Accused wife-shover (and spitter) Carl Tritschler may earn some attention from lefty blogs. Which, if the charges against him are true, will be the least of his […]

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BUY A CLUE

July 26, 2006 kim lien 0

An ad for Antony Loewenstein’s book currently appears at Tim Dunlop’s site: Buy “My Isreal Question” MI ISREAL KWESTIUN UPDATE: The ad is now fixed. Helpfully, Dan Lewis grabbed a copy of […]

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TELEPHONOPHOBIC PHIL

July 26, 2006 kim lien 0

Via Bernie Slattery, the searing reaction of John Laws to an attempted takedown by Phillip Adams: There’s a strong suggestion in his column that I have flaws in […]

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BLAND PEJORATIVE USED

July 26, 2006 kim lien 0

Commenter SCD observes: “Racist” used to have a pretty straightforward, pointed meaning but now it’s just a bland pejorative used to describe anyone who disagrees with […]

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BAN THE BIBLE

July 26, 2006 kim lien 0

More from Abu Hamza, sworn Bible foe: Islamic Information and Services Network president Abu Hamza, of Coburg, wants the Bible banned because it incites violence. He called Archbishop […]

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TAR BABE

July 26, 2006 kim lien 0

Some sites lure eyeballs with cheesecake or beefcake, but only here will you find delectable tarcake: Our overbitey brunette—shown in 1971 with Republican Clarence “Cool Specs” […]

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NICE GUYS

July 26, 2006 kim lien 0

Jules Crittenden reviews the tragic and deadly record of the UN’s peacekeeping missions. They ought to hire some kind and helpful Beirut taxi drivers to run those deals. Posted […]