Tag Archives: idiots

It’s almost too easy

Sometimes I wish the Sydney Morning Herald letters page allowed comments, as they do on some articles and opinion pieces. Sure, you can submit a reply, but there’s no guarantee of being published, and the discussion can go no further … Continue reading

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So I’m specieist. Sue me.

You probably haven’t heard about the Bosnian girl who was filmed throwing puppies into a river recently. Or maybe you have – the video went viral, and was picked up by the mainstream media, to the usual accompaniment of tabloidesque … Continue reading

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You cannot be serious!*

Defying the laws of probability, the NSW Labor Cabinet has added to their list of incompetent decisions with their refusal to consider integrated ticketing for light rail. You’d think eventually they’d do something right. Thankfully, some politicians are still capable … Continue reading

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Just say no… to the war on drugs

What would you do with $1 trillion? Don’t answer too quickly, lean back and think about it for a while. Physically, using the highest-value banknote I know of (the €500 bill that will be excluded in Britain due to its … Continue reading

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Sheehan goes from bad to worse

I have previously tut-tutted over a Paul Sheehan opinion column, but his February 1 effort reaches a whole new level of objectionable. I should have passed on reading it, I know that. I should have just let it slide by, … Continue reading

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Censorship is ***** **** *******

Against the odds, Senator Conroy is going ahead with his ill-conceived plan to force mandatory filtering at the ISP level. Despite multiple experts from academia and the industry saying it’s a bad idea, he is going to ignore any dissent … Continue reading

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Fred Nile, his logical fallacies and blatant stupidities

While letterboxing for the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) in the federal electorate of Bradfield that has a byelection on December 5th, I spied some opposition material in a discarded-junkmail box. Not the Opposition, but the LDP’s opposite, the Christian Democrats … Continue reading

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CBD Metro – now worst idea ever?

It’s almost too easy to poke fun at the idiotic idea of spending billions of dollars to build an underground metro from Central to Rozelle – that corridor is well served for public transport, the money could be better spent … Continue reading

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Just as I predicted…

..and it’s not even started yet. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that the atrocious underground metro proposal put forward by the NSW government has jumped in price by 30% before a single bucket of soil is excavated. I told you … Continue reading

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Andrew Bolt is an idiot

But luckily, because I’m slow and lazy, a bucketful of bloggers have already demolished his idiocy about refugees so that I don’t have to. The best I’ve seen is by Possum Comitatus at Crikey: Bolt’s argument is as predictable as … Continue reading

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