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Politicians line up to donate words to Charles Firth’s Museum

Recent news coverage about Charles Firth’s Museum of Words has reached the parliaments of Australia, and he has scored somewhat of a coup. While The Guardian see the museum as a failed stunt, many politicians are lining up to loan … Continue reading

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No Stopping The Greens #AusVotes

The results, so far, for yesterday’s Australian Federal Election are quite interesting. We seems to be left with a hung parliament, the choice of who to form a minority parliament going to 4 independents and 1 Greens candidate. With little … Continue reading

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Which anti filter group should you belong to?

One of the big problems is the anti filter campaign at the moment is its divided front. There is no clear leader giving direction to the campaign. The No Internet Censorship site, run by the Australian Democrats, has an interesting … Continue reading

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Conroy’s Christmas present, Internet censorship #nocleanfeed

Stephen Conroy has delivered his Christmas present early, ISP level Internet filter. Tuesday afternoon the government announced that was giving the green light to its controversial censorship plan. And Conroy stated that we can look forward to legislation being introduced … Continue reading

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Abbot to de-legalise abortion, then remove no fault divorce?

I was thinking about Tony Abbott’s recent appointment as leader of the Liberal party. Apart from his dislike of the ETS (we just need dykes like the Netherlands), and the fact Abbott doesn’t know what peak oil is, his policies … Continue reading

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Accepting the new black America

Yesterday I turned on the TV in my phone just in time to watch Obama’s acceptance speech (serendipity perhaps). He scored 336 to 158 (or something like that). It reminded me of an opinion piece I read earlier that day … Continue reading

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LAN Party in Queensland ?

With the proposed merger between the Liberals and Nationals in Queensland I think they have made an error with their choice of name for the new party. Their proposed name is the New Liberals. Had they chosen to just join … Continue reading

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