Politics

Our PM’s higher purpose

Shamelessly stolen from Billy Connolly (paraphrased): “John Howard’s only use is to show us what Harry Potter will look like when he’s old” – Enough Rope, ABC Australia Feb 20, 2006 After the defeat of Lord Voldeshort, Harry struggled to… Read More ›

So, am I a prophet?

Having blogged aboutabortionrightsrather a lot,I’m glad that Tony Abbott no longer has veto power over the importation of RU486. Back in November, I blogged that I doubted the Australian Parliament voting for a more pro-choice position on RU486 against John… Read More ›

Spineless against the neocons

The Australian Labor Party is not in quite so parlous a state of spinelessness against the reigning neocon agenda as the Democrat party is in the USA, but neither party can be called either honestly progressive or clear on what… Read More ›

The Chimperor

Yesterday’s State of the Union speech by President Bush is a good chance to present you these works of art I found floating around the Interweb a while back. Not tonight, Laura If they can’t afford health insurance, let them… Read More ›