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NARROW, INWARD FOCUS MAINTAINED

January 28, 2007 kim lien 0

Despite evidence to the contrary, Hugh Mackay continues bitching about imagined Australian selfishness: We couldn’t get enough TV programs about backyards and home renovations, because that’s where […]

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“AMBIGUOUS COMMENTS”

January 28, 2007 kim lien 0

Yet more context problems at the Lakemba mosque: The Seven Network reported Imam Safi offered a prayer “for our brothers in Iraq”, appealing to God to destroy […]

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HOLIDAY LANE

January 28, 2007 kim lien 0

The Sunday Age reports: Terry Lane is on leave. What with his chronology problems, Terry may be on leave longer than expected. Posted by Tim B. on 01/28/2007 at 10:47 […]

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GANG OF 20 MILLION

January 28, 2007 kim lien 0

Wally Anglesea emails: My wife and I were at Belmore Basin (Wollongong) for this year’s Australia Day celebrations. We saw more Aussie flags than in previous […]

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WILL SLAM AMERICA FOR FOOD

January 28, 2007 kim lien 0

John Pilger picks up some tanning salon money: Eltham Bookshop, together with Amnesty International, invite you to hear John Pilger discuss his latest book Freedom Next […]

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“MAN HAS GONE SECRETLY MAD”

January 28, 2007 kim lien 0

The Age’s Michael Leunig – who previously met God during his anti-Semitic cartoon crisis (“God came in from the paddock and placed a reassuring hand on my shoulder”) […]

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BEGIN THE CULL

January 28, 2007 kim lien 0

Michael Duffy on religious matters: You can’t be a good priest if you lie with prostitutes, and you can’t be a good Marxist if you exploit […]

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AUSTRALIA DAY

January 26, 2007 kim lien 0

Whoa! Almost out of time to run an Australia Day post, featuring our chilling gang colours: Fear us, world! Apologies for not posting earlier; work, etc. […]

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FOLLOWINK ORDERS

January 26, 2007 kim lien 0

Spiegel Online reports: The number of Germans who have converted to Islam has increased fourfold within one year—despite the negative perception of Islam among the general […]

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WHEN DAVE COMES TO TOWN

January 26, 2007 kim lien 0

This week’s column. Posted by Tim B. on 01/26/2007 at 10:53 AM Great column, Tim. The only thing that doesn’t ring entirely true is the image of Phil […]

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CLAIMS CONSIDERED

January 26, 2007 kim lien 0

The Daily Telegraph’s Ian McPhedran – who has worked in Baghdad alongside Robert Fisk – considers recent claimsmade by the great military expert. Posted by Tim B. on 01/26/2007 at 12:23 […]

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EARTH RUINERS CONFESS

January 26, 2007 kim lien 0

Charles Krauthammer asks: Is there anything more depressing than yet another promise of energy independence in yet another State of the Union address? By my count, […]

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PROBLEM DISCUSSED, ADDRESSED

January 26, 2007 kim lien 0

Wealthy anti-capitalists lose their food to opportunistic feasters: Dozens of street children have invaded a five-star hotel food tent and feasted on meals meant for sale […]

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TOO DUMB TO BE TRUE

January 25, 2007 kim lien 0

Reader tabmow notes showbizzy dizziness from touring Pink Floyd songwriter Roger Waters: I saw him on the 7.30 Report last night he referred to Hicks as “that kid in […]

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MESSAGE OF HARM

January 25, 2007 kim lien 0

Peter Garrett hails the coronation of environvangelist Tim Flannery: Newly-crowned Australian of the Year Tim Flannery has the ability to cut through the fog of scientific […]

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DARRYL REVIEWS DARRYL

January 25, 2007 kim lien 0

Someone named Stan Lorne promotes a fine new book in comments at the SMH: There’s a couple that have been discussed on MySpace that have caught my […]

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TILTS AHOY

January 25, 2007 kim lien 0

Sophia College. And the staff of Sophia College. Posted by Tim B. on 01/25/2007 at 11:57 AM (130) Comments • Permalink

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TRUTH SPOKEN TO POWER

January 24, 2007 kim lien 0

Presenting The Elevator, by Lisa Bridges. One of 2005’s outstanding essays from the University of Wollongong’s Science, Technology & Society class. (Via Michael N.) UPDATE. Ken H. locates […]

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LOGIC DISMISSED

January 24, 2007 kim lien 0

Martin R. emails: I couldn’t agree more with your comments regarding Elle Mc’s promotion of her new line of underpants. I note also the Pink blogad on […]

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WARMING DISPROVED

January 24, 2007 kim lien 0

Rob Read reports: i think you should all know that it’s just snowed in Maidstone. That came through (following predictions of light snow from the BBC) a few hours […]

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HOMECOMING WEEK

January 24, 2007 kim lien 0

Not only has Margo Kingston returned to the online realm; so too have Andrew Bolt and Tex. Thus is cosmic balance restored; go welcome them back. Posted by Tim B. on 01/24/2007 […]

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INSULT UPON INSULT

January 24, 2007 kim lien 0

Paul Bickford emails: Roger Waters has announced he’ll daub “Free David Hicks” on the inflatable pig flown outside the venues he’s playing during his Australian tour (no […]