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MOST BASES COVERED

May 4, 2008 kim lien 0

Someone is a little upset with “vile lying fascists” who question the science: You are all, with no exceptions, creepy little death cultists. You live […]

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GLOBAL AIDSING

April 30, 2008 kim lien 0

Everyone has AIDS! Or they shortly will, due to global warming: “Climate change will trigger a chain of events which is likely to increase the […]

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EVENTS FORETOLD

April 29, 2008 kim lien 0

“Anyone wondering when Sen. Barack Obama was going to throw Rev. Jeremiah Wright under the bus doesn’t have to wait any longer,” reports Susan Davis. […]

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MAYBE EARTH HOUR CAUSED IT

April 28, 2008 kim lien 0

Cold, cold, cold! We’re all a-frozen in Australia: • “Record-breaking early snow has fallen across NSW, just days after Sydney’s longest period of rain in […]

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CHILDREN UNDER THE INFLUENCE

April 27, 2008 kim lien 0

Australian teenagers, traditionally inclined towards sobriety, were lured to drunkeness by John Howard’s party animal regime: Federal Health Minister Nicola Roxon has blamed the former […]

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BULLS BANNED

April 27, 2008 kim lien 0

The oppression never ends in Bush’s Amerikkka: Senators in Florida have voted to ban fake bull testicles that dangle from the trailer hitches of many […]

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WARRIOR AND ANTI-WARRIOR

April 26, 2008 kim lien 0

When peaceniks attack: A man heckling First Lady Laura Bush and daughter Jenna outside the 92nd Street Y was arrested after he punched a wheelchair-bound […]

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ANZAC DAY

April 24, 2008 kim lien 0

Les Carlyon: The way Jimmy Downing, who was a solicitor from Victoria, describes it, he was in the brigade that attacked around Villers–Bretonneux from the […]

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DOWD HITS 1923

April 17, 2008 kim lien 0

Maureen Dowd’s pop-culture reference generator—recently calibrated to 1989—is now set to the pre-talkie era: Baby boomers’ almost comic fear of ageing reminds me of that […]

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STRATEGIST REQUIRED

April 8, 2008 kim lien 0

Hillary Clinton fires her senior strategist. She had a senior strategist? Clinton’s ongoing campaign difficulties will delight Obamian radio host Randi Rhodes, who – as […]

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NEWS BRIEFLETS

April 8, 2008 kim lien 0

• “Have you been hit by the power blackouts?” asks the Age. “Email us at scoop@theage.com.au .” But how? • A government report on Victoria’s […]

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SNOW OUTRAGEOUS

April 8, 2008 kim lien 0

Cooling is usually a tiny village in Kent. But all of England is cooling now: Up to three inches of snow fell in parts of […]

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SURVIVAL THREATENED

April 8, 2008 kim lien 0

“Can political comedy survive without Howard?” asks Age blogger Craig Platt. “Could the Rudd era see the rise of the right-wing comedian?” Platt later returns […]

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WORD HEADS NORTH

April 8, 2008 kim lien 0

Mark Steyn has his say on the Bashford matter. In other Steyn-connected news, Calgary’s Rob Breakenridge introduces beclowned to Canadian airwaves: Steyn’s Critics: Still Beclowning […]

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NEGATIVE ACCENTUATED

April 7, 2008 kim lien 0

We’ve become a nation of jittery warmochondriacs: Australians are getting so anxious about climate change that they are seeing their doctors for help. What do […]

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TOO MANY OVERPOPULATIONISTS

April 7, 2008 kim lien 0

Sydney historian Alison Bashford puzzles at a lack of overpopulation panic: The world population is 6.6 billion. This far exceeds early 20th-century predictions that it […]

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FLAME OUT

April 7, 2008 kim lien 0

Just like Mark Boyle, the Olympic flame only made it as far as France: Security officials extinguished the Olympic torch twice Monday as protests against […]

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VACUUM FILLED

April 6, 2008 kim lien 0

Nigel Lawson on red greens: Those who wish to order us how to run our lives, faced with the uncomfortable evidence that economic prosperity is […]

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MILLIONS UNAFRAID

April 6, 2008 kim lien 0

Enviromonk David Suzuki salutes brave folk: Who can ever forget Rosa Parks, who became an icon of civil rights by refusing to give up her […]

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BERKELEY SLAMMED

April 5, 2008 kim lien 0

Just as happened in Telluride, conservative counter-protests are quietly underway in Berkeley: The city’s recent dustup with the U.S. Marine Corps has so far cost […]

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CRITIC NOT DISDAINED

April 4, 2008 kim lien 0

After years of slamming The Australian (or the Government Gazette, as he prefers to call it) – including condemning the paper’s alleged attempts to “influence […]

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NO SIDESHOW IN SF

March 31, 2008 kim lien 0

L. Ling-chi Wang urges restraint when the Olympic torch visits San Francisco: Even if the protesters succeed in using the Olympics to score political points, […]