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Reviled, toxic Gillard image Oz Labor Party Begs for Mercy Marissa Calligeros via baz, Thursday, Mar 22 2012, 10:11pm
Begging has never been what could be described as a successful winning strategy to gain political leadership - LOL! However, in the most appalling political turn of events seen anywhere in the world -- probably in all political history -- an Australian, female-led (no reflection on strong, capable, Aussie women of integrity whatsoever), State Labor Government has taken to begging the public for consideration and admitting DEFEAT BEFORE the elections have been held -- My God! (story and 1 comment and 1 image)
Last Commented Sunday, Mar 25 2012, 7:08am
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Assange image The tragedy of WikiLeaks: it’s all about Assange! nano, Wednesday, Mar 21 2012, 11:57pm
The most enduring criticism of Assange by many former WikiLeaks members/volunteers and workers is that a brilliant digital idea somehow degenerated into a cult of personality media circus; it’s now all about Assange! (story and 1 image)
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text I Believe in the American Dream(world!) virgil, Wednesday, Mar 21 2012, 12:48am
Truly, there is nothing new under the sun regarding human folly, perversity and imbecility. Consider some headlines in today’s alternative newswires; “Afghanistan Massacre - No One Asked Their Names,” Well, of course they didn’t, the first rule of war is to devalue then dehumanise your enemy that way it makes it easier to piss on their corpses, burn their Holy books and rape/slaughter their women and children – you mindless morons, which universe have you been living in since the criminal USA publicly and officially announced that killing 500,000 innocent Iraqi children “WAS WORTH IT? (story and 2 comments)
Last Commented Thursday, Mar 22 2012, 12:09am
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text Useless Governments - Private Consultants Reap $500m a Year Edmund Tadros and Markus Mannheim via stan, Monday, Mar 19 2012, 9:10am
THE federal [Gillard] government has spent half a billion dollars a year on consultants since Labor won office 4½ years ago, an analysis of its contracts shows.
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text The Fear of Dissent and the Road to Totalitarianism frank, Monday, Mar 19 2012, 1:20am
It doesn’t get much worse than indefinite detention without trial or charge and ‘legal’ assassinations of citizens on secret executive order – even mass murdering Stalin couldn’t get-away with both of those draconian impositions on his people. But American whipped-dog SLAVES lap it up and beg for more! So, not unexpectedly, the latest 'order' puppet president to the plutocrats, Obama, has signed reinforces the totalitarian direction the nation is taking. Unrestrained by law or civil government, you are now officially dispossessed, signed, Emperor of Amerika, Barack Obama! (story and 6 comments)
Last Commented Tuesday, Mar 20 2012, 8:14am
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julianassangehalo.jpg image Assange to run for Oz Parliament fanny, Friday, Mar 16 2012, 10:49pm
It seems the only qualification required to become an Oz Parliamentarian these days is how well you can suck American dick, or expressed more tactfully, how well Aussie pollies can kowtow and 'kneewalk' in Washington! (story and 2 images)
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text UPDATE: Occupy 'Movement' -- is it really moving? dipster, Friday, Mar 16 2012, 12:13am
Only the mindless genitally groped, indefinitely detained yanks could have invented a non-event movement such as OWS -- for pete's sake, Wall Street is that-a-way! (story and 1 comment)
Last Commented Friday, Mar 16 2012, 12:23pm
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text "Towbacks," a Radical but Effective Solution to Indonesian Corruption mitch, Thursday, Mar 15 2012, 8:13am
A very shrewd opposition proposal (policy) to tow people-smuggling vessels back to their point of origin has outraged Indonesia's foreign minister, who views the very effective solution to rampant Indonesian corruption, as "impossible!" However, we can ASSURE Indonesian FM, Marty Natalegawa, that the policy would not only gain popular support in Oz, but would be an extremely feasible, effective and simple solution to the ongoing problem of people smuggling. Perhaps corrupt Indonesian regulators, police, navy personnel and politicians may now review their odorous position with regard to the lucrative business of people smuggling!
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Global un-Intelligence image Stratfor: Blood On Their Hands Khadija Sharife via sal, Sunday, Mar 11 2012, 8:21am
Even if we were to place epistemological and ethical questions aside, certain Stratfor's analysts are turning out to be rather twisted creatures. While some turn party tricks for intelligence, except in AIDS-infested Africa, others, such as Fred Burton – a counter-terrorism and security expert, alleged to frequently service US intelligence, are a tad aggressive. One of Fred's gems include: "The owner is a peacenik. He needs his head dunked in a full toilet bowl at Gitmo." So much for niceties. (story and 3 images)
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text Terrorists everywhere – with new draconian ‘laws’ come new categories! jake, Saturday, Mar 10 2012, 9:37pm
The recent labeling by the government of ‘Anonymous’ and other dissenting and protesting groups as ‘terrorists’ is NOT unexpected and should have been anticipated by activists everywhere -- we are NOT naïve! (story and 1 comment)
Last Commented Saturday, Mar 10 2012, 10:03pm
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text The War on America jeff, Saturday, Mar 10 2012, 10:27am
The USA has enshrined in its Constitution safeguards that should have prevented it falling into totalitarianism; I refer to the right of the people to bear arms and the Constitutional power invested in the population to remove any government – by force if necessary -- that subverts the values and principles upon which the nation was founded.
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Stephen Smith image Oz Defence Establishment Rejects ‘kneepads’ Smith as Minister dasha, Friday, Mar 9 2012, 9:47pm
It seems that Australian defence personnel have finally woken to the true character of the current defence minister, Stephen ‘kneepads’ Smith, a renowned coward, US groveller, political opportunist and proven incompetent. (story and 1 image)
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Pepe Escobar, slightly hungover image Flights of Unreason sabre, Thursday, Mar 8 2012, 9:20pm
Gawd! First we had Chris Hedges 'tripping' on, orchestrated by the man to do nothing, the Occupy 'movement' -- the movement you have when you're not moving! Now we have once respected (and grounded, I thought) journalist, Pepe Escobar, tripping the light of unreason on corrupt Western lackey and Russian gangster, Vlad Putin! (story and 1 comment and 1 image)
Last Commented Thursday, Mar 8 2012, 11:07pm
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Stephen 'kneepads' Smith refuses to admit fault image Calls for 'kneepads' Smith to Resign as Defence Minister Dennis Shanahan via baz, Wednesday, Mar 7 2012, 8:21am
The findings of an inquiry into a sex scandal at an Australian defence academy, even in their distilled form, lays the groundwork for credible demands that Stephen 'kneepads' Smith resign from the defence portfolio. (story and 1 image)
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circusbear2.jpg image Putin Wins, the People Lose uri, Tuesday, Mar 6 2012, 8:19am
Much in the same way as Obama won the US presidency and the majority of Americans lost, Putin is set for six years of more corruption and self-interest. ‘Left’ media outlets and journos are falling over themselves in joyful glee over Putin’s victory; Pepe Escobar could hardly contain himself on RT (video below) over the outcome of the Russian elections but the hard facts remain, corruption and self-interest rule Russia; you should follow the money straight to Wall St, American and European Banks – including, of course, Putin’s own wealth, most of which is in Western Banks and financial institutions, choke on some real facts you deluded, political clowns! (story and 1 image)
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Libyan Rebels Desecrate WWII Allied Graves image Libya: The Immorality of Corporate Plunder judd, Sunday, Mar 4 2012, 9:16pm
The CRIMINAL obscenity that is corporate and banker controlled NATO and the US and its maniacal pursuit of corporate PROFIT and plunder has resulted in the world's most ghastly, horrendous crimes and injustices today; the Iraq travesty of over one million innocent civilians slaughtered speaks for itself; Obama's flagrantly criminal 'precision' Drone warfare campaign, which regularly slaughters innocent children and civilians continues unabated; but the Libyan obscenity that NATO and the US unleashed on the once FREE people of Libya has set a new standard in absolute degradation, horror and inhumanity. (story and 1 comment and 1 image)
Last Commented Monday, Mar 5 2012, 6:38am
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workharder.jpg image Nation in Crisis tom, Sunday, Mar 4 2012, 7:26am
Have you ever stopped and taken a GOOD LOOK at the current American leadership? Hillary Clinton, as Sec. of State, Panetta as Sec of Defense, Petraeus as CIA Director and of course Mr. Servile supreme, Obama, as puppet president! One overriding impression hits you immediately, what a bunch of LAME, INCOMPETENT, servile clowns. (story and 2 comments and 2 images)
Last Commented Wednesday, Mar 7 2012, 3:44am
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wukanelection.jpg image After Thousands of Years of Slavery the Chinese People Begin Removing their Shackles staff report via Kwang, Saturday, Mar 3 2012, 10:42pm
Napoleon once referred to China as the ‘sleeping giant;’ indeed Napoleon’s observation has proven correct today as China emerges from thousands of years of oppression, poverty and social slavery to challenge America, an empire in rapid decline due to a political disease that once ravaged China – corrupt, minority rule! (story and 1 image)
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puppet president image The Demented Diatribes of Servile Dunce Obama quill, Saturday, Mar 3 2012, 1:37am
Obama’s latest speech to the party faithful in New York City last night betrayed the astounding degree to which the ruling American elite are separated from reality, the American population and the free citizens of the WORLD.

Whatever else this tap dancing clown’s remarks betrayed, no doubt whatsoever exists regarding the ever-widening chasm between the clearly insular plutocratic ruling elites and the PEOPLE of America and the WORLD. (story and 1 image)
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Insular Gillard has very little to smile about image Gillard Retains Party Leadership, 71 to 31 polly, Sunday, Feb 26 2012, 10:22pm
In a largely anti-climactic outcome today the Labor caucus voted 71 to 31 in favour of Juliar Gillard retaining the leadership of the governing Labor Party. Leadership challenger Kevin 'photo-op' Rudd was left holding his hand-mirror for comfort. (story and 1 image)
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