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text The ‘right royals’ dingo, Friday, Apr 25 2008, 10:21pm
At times we Aussies, usually for a number of reasons, get ‘the right royal shits’ and this is one of those ‘fuck everything’ days – everyone should have one, the therapeutic benefits are immeasurable! But to return to the causative factors: Australia’s hollow PM, Kevin Rudd, was in his element yesterday performing before the media at one of the nation’s most enduring and FORMATIVE commemorative ceremonies – ANZAC day.
national / peace/war / commentary

text U.S. errand boy, Kevin Rudd, returns to Oz nano, Sunday, Apr 13 2008, 3:47am
Our globe trotting PM has returned home after making no positive impact in world affairs, however, our Kevin did manage to aggravate China and offend Japan – well done, Kevin! Our media darling PM did arouse the curiosity of some unimportant commentators; who was this curious mandarin speaking oddity from Australia and what real impact did he hope to effect on the world reading from an American script?
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Rejected youths internalising abuse image Australia’s unforgivable crime: homeless and rejected youth budgie, Monday, Apr 7 2008, 9:29pm
It need not be emphasised that a society’s most precious resource is its next generation. In affluent societies disproportionate increases in youth homelessness is unforgivable and represents the most reprehensible failure of government social policy. (story and 1 image)
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.. yes Sir, three bags full .. image Australian kiss-arse politics barra, Friday, Apr 4 2008, 5:50pm
If anyone harboured any doubts regarding Australia’s CONTINUING role as sycophantic, servile, cringing, lackey to America, doubt no more. Rudd confirmed ‘our’ position at the recent NATO summit with a subservient salute to his commander, George W Bush. It was tragic and amusing to see pipsqueak Rudd, clearly out of his depth in Europe, chasing the bully of the class for comfort! (story and 1 image)
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text Ramos-Horta interviewed on ABC budgie, Thursday, Mar 27 2008, 8:58am
An Australian current affairs program, ‘Lateline,’ featured an interview with the convalescing President of Timor-Leste last night. However, very little in the way of new information was forthcoming. Either the President, Jose Ramos-Horta, was intentionally withholding information or he has little new knowledge to offer regarding the attempt on his life.
national / imperialism / commentary

text Super Hornet -- super disgrace! barra, Monday, Mar 17 2008, 8:47pm
The only minister in the present Australian Labor government who displayed any integrity or spine has backflipped on the purchase of the Super Hornet jet fighters from America – what a thorough travesty and disgusting reversal! It is a matter of public record that the Super Hornet is inferior to the Jet Fighters purchased by Indonesia from the Russians -- at considerably less cost I would add. (story and 1 comment)
Last Commented Saturday, Mar 22 2008, 9:04pm
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text Kevin Rudd: ask any prancer! dingo, Thursday, Mar 13 2008, 10:50pm
The new Australian PM is proving himself to be a major letdown, disappointment, non-event; a man of the status quo UNABLE TO HANDLE THE BIG ISSUES! A man defined and managed by big business, especially the financial and mining sectors, the two sectors responsible for wreaking havoc on the economy and environment! (story and 1 comment)
Last Commented Friday, Mar 14 2008, 8:02am
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Kevin Rudd -- do something! image Rudd government sets new low barra, Tuesday, Mar 4 2008, 7:27pm
Previous Oz governments defined themselves with action – sometimes to the detriment of the nation but they all had a go!

The previous PM, has earned his place in Oz history for economic irresponsibility; the national debt is now running at a staggering $610 billion; cowardice, for his servility to the USA; racism, an antiquated colonial tradition; and criminal deceit, for dragging the nation into an illegal, war/holocaust in Iraq! (story and 1 image)
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text Thoroughly incompetent Oz politicians warring over defence contracts dingo, Tuesday, Feb 26 2008, 10:28am
There is an old saying familiar to most cultures, “shit floats,” and it’s a whopping great turd that has hit the surface in relation to Australia’s defence spending.

The current minister of defence, Joel Fitzgibbon, has rightly opened the ‘book’ on the incompetence of the previous conservative government’s politically driven, as opposed to practical, defence purchases.
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ASIO director, Paul 'chimp' O'Sullivan image ASIO recruitment ‘drive’ peptide, Monday, Feb 25 2008, 10:35am
I was recently informed – I somehow missed the original release -- that Australia’s spook agency is recruiting. Everything immediately fell into place when I saw the salary range for the position of “ASIO Officer grade 3,” which was unashamedly advertised in the local primate press as ranging from $49,280 – $53,100 (plus superannuation and shift allowances) wow! And we wondered why the nation has gone to wrack and ruin. (story and 2 images)
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Spineless Smith (2nd left) scrutinised by Americans image Australia re-affirms servility to criminal America barra, Friday, Feb 22 2008, 1:28pm
'This is not the Australia I was raised in,' muttered an old-timer at the bar after catching the latest news bulletin on the AUSMIN talks. Foreign Minister, Stephen ‘kneepads’ Smith, hailed the talks with the American Secretary of Defence as highly productive. However, analysts and commentators reserve their judgement until all details are made available. (story and 1 image)
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Executive 'coffee' break image Executives defy Rudd’s request for wage restraint cindy calist, Thursday, Feb 14 2008, 11:12am
Executive salaries have skyrocketed in Australian over the past decade of Howard’s rule culminating in salaries in the tens of millions of dollars for Bank and other executives – you know, the people who are responsible for creating the world credit crisis and undermining the economies of the western world! It is clear their salaries are NOT performance related! (story and 1 comment and 1 image)
Last Commented Thursday, Feb 14 2008, 9:27pm
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Kevin Rudd image Apology of a Nation peptide, Tuesday, Feb 12 2008, 7:30am
The long overdue admission of wrongs perpetrated against Australia’s indigenous people was finally acknowledged today in the form of a national apology delivered to the Aboriginal people by the Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd. The RACIST, criminal and socially sick conservative ideology that resulted in thousands of Aboriginal children being forcibly removed from their mothers’ arms has been clearly condemned today by a national act of contrition. History notes the glaring absence of the former conservative, RACIST, Prime Minister, John Howard, from today's ceremony! Let it be a very cold day in hell before Australians entertain the poisonous, conservative ideology again! (story and 3 comments and 1 image)
Last Commented Thursday, Feb 14 2008, 9:58pm
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text Anachronistic Nation barra, Monday, Feb 11 2008, 7:03am
Today the 42nd Australian parliament opened for business; it was notable for its antiquated ceremonial -- not a lot of change since the first colonial parliament in the penal colonies of Australia.
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Racist and war criminal, John Howard image Former racist Oz leader refuses to attend Indigenous Reconciliation Ceremony finch, Friday, Feb 8 2008, 7:54am
Former PM, racist and war criminal John Howard has declined an invitation to attend a reconciliation ceremony designed to address past injustices suffered by the indigenous population of Australia. Howard’s miserable gesture is true to form. Perhaps now investigations into Howard’s involvement in Iraqi war crimes and crimes against humanity should proceed at speed. (story and 1 image)
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text Australian Banks practise Financial Coercion via Penalties and Fees krill, Thursday, Feb 7 2008, 11:06am
In an environment of deregulated, free market capitalism you can’t scream laissez-faire and implement constraining, draconian financial policies on the public, which is exactly what deregulated Australian Banks and other local Financial Institutions are doing! (story and 2 comments)
Last Commented Friday, Feb 8 2008, 6:16am
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Moss walks before the fall with $100m! image THEY make mistakes WE feel the “pain!” barra, Monday, Feb 4 2008, 6:32pm
“This one will really hurt,” announced the new (inept) Australian PM, referring to the latest Reserve Bank interest rate hike of a quarter of one percent. However, he forgot to qualify his comment – hurt YOU he should have added, because it certainly doesn’t hurt him, other politicians or especially the Bank executives who created the problem in the first instance! (story and 1 comment and 1 image)
Last Commented Tuesday, Feb 5 2008, 7:29am
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Bereft PM, Kevin Rudd -- what do I do now? image Rudderless Rudd – we knew it from the start! budgie, Sunday, Feb 3 2008, 10:59am
The clearest indication our new ‘fearless leader,’ Kevin, is a clueless, bereft twerp, came in the form of a plea for ideas on how to run the country! Prior to addressing that disgraceful request our first recommendation to Rudd and his band of bereft eunuchs would be to look up the word GOVERN in any dictionary – for the nation’s sake! (story and 1 image)
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Barrister Stephen Keim SC image Keelty’s continuing tenure opens can of incompetent worms dingo, Thursday, Jan 31 2008, 10:39am
The thoroughly incompetent, right-wing, conservative, partisan, ex-Howard lackey, AFP Chief, Mick ‘have another drink’ Keelty, has been timidly denounced by the very timid Queensland PM and the Attorney General for publicly expressing the desire to silence all media reporting of terrorist related cases until such time as the stunningly efficient Keystone AFP have completed their bungling, frame-ups and other manipulations designed to assist former politicians in failed re-election bids – isn’t that right, blind Freddy? (story and 1 image)
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Mental lepers guild of Australia image Keelty has taken ‘leave’ barra, Tuesday, Jan 29 2008, 6:52am
Australian Federal Police Commissioner, Mick ‘lost the plot’ Keelty, seems to be suffering short-term memory loss as a result of alcohol and prescription drug abuse. In an extraordinary outburst Keelty slammed the media and others, “who could put two sentences together,” for criticising his handling of various cases and bungling the Dr. Haneef investigation. (story and 1 image)
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