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ADVICE PROVIDED

March 30, 2008 kim lien 0

Further to an earlier post on political losers turned winners: Taxpayers are paying failed Labor candidate Mike Bailey $12,500 a month to provide “strategic advice” […]

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GOOD MOVES FROM IRAQ

March 30, 2008 kim lien 0

Surrounded by a sandstorm, an Australian soldier in Iraq takes the opportunity to dance like Peter Garrett. His irreverence towards our minister for the environment […]

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SPARKAGE BOOSTED?

March 29, 2008 kim lien 0

These graphs – from the National Electricity Market Management Company – seem to indicate an increased Australian power demand (green line) during Earth Hour (commencing at […]

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HOUR OF HORSEPOWER

March 29, 2008 kim lien 0

Earth Hour’s finest moment: Organizers of the Singapore Grand Prix have chosen Earth Hour to debut megawatt-using streetlights that will be used to illuminate F1’s […]

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COALITION OF THE PURRING

March 28, 2008 kim lien 0

This is shameful: ROBERTSON BARRACKS – EARTH HOUR TO ALL BASE PERSONNEL, I would like to tell you about an important global warming initiative – […]

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FOUR BULLETS DODGED

March 28, 2008 kim lien 0

With all these good intentioners involved, we could have ended up at war with Mars: Israel this week issued a formal rejection of a recent […]

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COLUMN OF POWER

March 28, 2008 kim lien 0

The hour will soon be upon us: Sparkly illustration by Sturt Krygsman. SMH darkenistas are hostile to our plans: On the internet, a handful of […]

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MATTER INVESTIGATED

March 27, 2008 kim lien 0

An email to reader Kae: Dear Kaelene, Thank you for your email of 28 March 2008 to the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, the Hon Alan Griffin […]

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SENATOR CLINTON RECALLS

March 27, 2008 kim lien 0

The news just keeps getting better for Hillary: A Michigan man facing federal criminal charges of illegally working for Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi Intelligence Service says […]

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NEGATIVE IMPACT SUGGESTED

March 26, 2008 kim lien 0

You don’t say: The data suggest that the continuing and sometimes fractious Democratic nomination fight could have a negative impact for the Democratic Party in […]

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ANT NOT THE CRAZIEST

March 26, 2008 kim lien 0

The announcement: After a very successful talk’s last year, newmatilda.com is holding its second In Conversation discussion panel. The topics: Who Can You Trust? Who […]

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FUN ADDED

March 26, 2008 kim lien 0

An email from Tim Costello to World Vision Australia staff: Dear Colleagues, This weekend the world is observing Earth Hour. This is a global climate […]

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C-CLASS PROTEST

March 26, 2008 kim lien 0

The Mercedes–Benz of peace has been up on blocks for a while, but now it’s back on the road: Via Zombie, whose latest photo essay […]

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TAXES GERTED

March 5, 2008 kim lien 0

Reader Eivind O., of Dallas, Texas, sheds some light on an earlier post linking to a Vampus item on brightly-attired Swedish band the Gert Jonnys: […]

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RECOVERY UPDATE III

March 5, 2008 kim lien 0

Esquire general manager Glenn Fitzpatrick, diagnosed last year with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, on the curious way one adapts to failing health: Everything weakens so gradually […]

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UNIVERSAL RACISM

March 5, 2008 kim lien 0

Simple people – former staffers at the ABC’s Media Watch, for example – sometimes characterise criticism or ridicule of Islam and Muslims as “racist”. Against […]

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WORMS DENIED

March 5, 2008 kim lien 0

Noah Greenwald, conservation biologist with the Center for Biological Diversity: Denial of protection for the earthworm is all too typical of the Bush administration … […]

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CAPTION TIME

March 5, 2008 kim lien 0

An amphibian moment awaits interpretation: UPDATE. In other animal news, Philippe the otter solves homelessness: “Have Crazy League, where crazy guys travel the country and […]

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DOWN WITH BOJO

March 4, 2008 kim lien 0

Seeking election as London’s mayor, formerly sane Boris Johnson caves to the great greenist panic: Where once he praised George Bush for deciding to “scrumple […]

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JUST A REMINDER

March 4, 2008 kim lien 0

Bob Ellis, always wrong, predicted a December 8 election – and the bombing of Iran (“by prearrangement”) on December 6. Colin Bevan, a fan of […]

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SEATTLE LIBERATED

March 4, 2008 kim lien 0

Tiny tyrant Amanda may grow up to become an ELF: Three seven-figure dream homes went up in flames early Monday in a Seattle suburb, apparently […]

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NOT BREAKFAST SAFE

March 4, 2008 kim lien 0

Tony McC. emails: “If you haven’t seen Catherine Deveny’s latest in The Age, please wait until you have completely digested breakfast. The image of thousands of […]