No Picture

AL WEIGHDA

March 28, 2007 kim lien 0

Labor leader Kevin Rudd was complaining only the other day that Australian Talitubby David Hicks could not expect a fair trial. Pixie’s mentioned Hicksy quite often in recent months; […]

No Picture

NOT ENOUGH ICE

March 28, 2007 kim lien 0

ABC science goblin Robyn Williams believes it is possible for the seas to rise by 100 metres over the next century. Glaciologist Nikolai Osokin disagrees. Posted by Tim B. on […]

No Picture

HOLDOUT FOLDS

March 27, 2007 kim lien 0

The SMH’s David Marr last year: Hicks’s condition appears to be deteriorating. He won’t speak to Australian consular officials who come to check on him. This year […]

No Picture

SIR NICK’S FACTS CHECKED

March 27, 2007 kim lien 0

Super expert global warming researcher Sir Nicholas Stern claims: “You can’t export an American car to China: it does not satisfy the emissions standards.” Really? That’ll be […]

No Picture

GORE EFFECT GOES WAY BACK

March 27, 2007 kim lien 0

“Algor” is Latin for “coldness”. Posted by Tim B. on 03/27/2007 at 12:36 PM You can almost hear the click. Posted by Jim Treacher on 2007 03 27 at 12:51 […]

No Picture

BLOGGING DOOMED

March 26, 2007 kim lien 0

Along these lines, Virginia Trioli this morning introduced a segment on her 702 ABC show: “Wither blogging. It seems the much-hyped blogging phenomenon is disappearing. I say […]

No Picture

NAME ALREADY TAKEN

March 26, 2007 kim lien 0

“Call it the Al Gore effect,” writes Deidre Woollard, “but lately I’m seeing eco-friendly everywhere.” If it was the genuine Gore Effect, Deidre, you’d be seeing cold weather everywhere. Speaking of which, […]

No Picture

SUZUKI SWIFT SPORT

March 26, 2007 kim lien 0

The latest test car is hella fun: Suzuki’s original Swift GTI – we’re looking here at something evolved from that mid-80s mini-hatch – was a terrific […]

No Picture

CAFEOPPRESSION

March 26, 2007 kim lien 0

CafePress.com permits this T-shirt design (not work safe), but has withdrawn from display reader Matthew J.’s rather more thoughtful image: Matt’s shirt is “generally offensive or in […]

No Picture

SOUND SMOKED

March 26, 2007 kim lien 0

Smokin’ the Sound returns to Biloxi. Emails seawitch: “Helicopters, powerboats, rescue craft, pleasure craft, cars: there was enough carbon burned today to almost equal what Al […]

No Picture

SHEIKH SOUGHT

March 26, 2007 kim lien 0

A Baltimore reader emails: Good day, back in 2005 you had made a story about sheikh Khalid yasin. Yes. Yes, I had. we the women affairs […]

No Picture

DELAY ALMOST OVER

March 26, 2007 kim lien 0

On January 11, CBS News examined – in their own way – the case of Australian Taliban member and Gitmo homeboy David Hicks: Today marks five […]

No Picture

DENIALISM ON RYRIE STREET

March 26, 2007 kim lien 0

The Geelong Advertiser takes a stand: Man-made carbon dioxide emissions are not to blame for global warming. They’re not to blame for rising temperatures, not for polar […]

No Picture

NYT’S PROBLEM

March 25, 2007 kim lien 0

Iowa Voice reports: On March 18, the New York Times published this story about female soldiers who served in Iraq and are now having problems as a result. […]

No Picture

TOP GRADE

March 25, 2007 kim lien 0

Teaparty emails: A couple of weeks ago you posted on Time for Kids’ shameless exploitation of polar bears, and my daughter’s homework. As a result, a number of […]

No Picture

EVANGELIST ENDORSED, ENDEFEATED

March 25, 2007 kim lien 0

An endorsement (and prediction) from exaggermentalist Tim Flannery: I wholeheartedly endorse Patrice Newell’s bid for election to the NSW’s Upper House. I think she will prove […]

No Picture

LIFE BETTER SOMEHOW

March 25, 2007 kim lien 0

Reason’s Indur M. Goklany: Environmentalists and globalization foes are united in their fear that greater population and consumption of energy, materials, and chemicals accompanying economic growth, […]

No Picture

IT’S ALL ABOUT OIL

March 25, 2007 kim lien 0

Hugo’s environmental views: Chavez has argued that powerful nations are responsible for causing global warming. What is more, he has publicly regretted pollution resulting from traditional […]

No Picture

POLARGANDA

March 25, 2007 kim lien 0

Oh no! Polar bears stranded on melting ice! As the Daily Mail wrote in early February: They cling precariously to the top of what is left of the ice floe, […]

No Picture

TYPICAL FIRST-TIME VOTER

March 24, 2007 kim lien 0

Michael Duffy votes for the first time – and makes a surprising choice: Developer donations to political parties are corrupting and distorting our democracy, and I intend […]

No Picture

YAY CHINA

March 24, 2007 kim lien 0

Sir Nicholas Stern celebrates Chinese enlightenment: It is true, he says, that China is adding a new coal-fired power station every two weeks. But it is […]

No Picture

THREAD OPEN

March 24, 2007 kim lien 0

Well, partially; there is still the matter of Australia’s World Cup match against South Africa to deal with (the Efricans are chasing 378; currently 0/79 after just […]

No Picture

ALL BOXES TICKED

March 22, 2007 kim lien 0

The perfect Adelaide story: A former Adelaide choir singer who had a sexual relationship with a teenage transvestite has been jailed for at least nine months. […]

No Picture

ROAD & TILT

March 22, 2007 kim lien 0

Matt Burtner emails: “I caught a strong whiff of BDS and Smug coming from this Prius on I-95 Monday morning. They must have been at […]