Category Archives: Cultural Issues

Countdown to Christmas II

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Countdown to Christmas I

An old favourite.

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Line rider – Beethoven’s fifth

Sent from my son. Line riders have been around since 2006 apparently as some kind of video game, but new to me and the musical additions are a later arrival. The visuals exactly match the music and almost make you … Continue reading

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Mr Dee

Mr Dee was the most eccentric teacher I ever had, in high school or out, but as I have always suspected after reading through the bio in his death notice, for the best teachers it was always a pose to … Continue reading

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David Leyonhjelm on Assisted Suicide November 2018

The struggle for the legalisation of assisted suicide across the nation will be long and hard. In Victoria, assisted suicide is set to be legal from July 2019. However, this could change if a new Victorian Government reinstates a ban … Continue reading

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Signs around the world

Sorry if you have seen them before. Cocktail Lounge, Norway: LADIES ARE REQUESTED NOT TO HAVE CHILDREN IN THE BAR. Dry Cleaners, Bangkok: DROP YOUR TROUSERS HERE FOR THE BEST RESULTS. A Nairobi Restaurant: CUSTOMERS WHO FIND OUR WAITRESSES RUDE … Continue reading

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A film for us! Lets hear it for Kelsey Grammar

The rise of the Tea Party and the way it prepared the way for the Trump revolution. A talk with the Director/Producer about the empowerment of the angry voter.

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Paul Kelly is a wanker

Paul Kelly got a stern rebuke from Keith Windschuttle this month regarding our national identity and what the different waves of newcomers have offered. More about that later. Today he is sounding off about the three lies that are about … Continue reading

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Chinese reaction to the Ross Cameron episode

My wife is Chinese and at breakfast this morning we disagreed about the threat of China. No idea how it came up anyway I said China is a threat because they are so big, they are a totalitarian dictatorship, they … Continue reading

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Robert Bowers, the Pittsburgh shooter, was rabidly anti-Trump

My wife lunched with her two oldest friends where the Pittsburgh shooting came up, and both said that the killer had been pro-Trump. Now I do understand how hard it is for some people to take on board that bad … Continue reading

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