Category Archives: Public Service Announcement

Thanks, Celebrities

Thanks celebrities, for everything you do for us.#giveusyourmoney pic.twitter.com/URCaZQmGiE — Greta Lee Jackson (@gretaleejackson) April 24, 2020

Posted in Politics of the Left, Public Service Announcement | 54 Comments

The Shipping News

★ Raelene Castle will step down as Rugby Australia chief executive. ★ Coronavirus-hit Ruby Princess departs Port Kembla for international waters.

Posted in Media, Public Service Announcement | 38 Comments

Man up and do it deliberately …

… like Daniel Andrews’ VAD doctors. This hysterical (in both senses) ad is being run in Oregon and California.

Posted in COVID-19, Fake News, Public Service Announcement | 18 Comments

Breaking news …

Tim Blair: T-Day Looms Tension builds as the release of Malcolm Turnbull’s autobiography draws near. How many people will ignore social distancing rules to secure their copy? How many will be trampled to death as frenzied crowds storm bookstores?   … Continue reading

Posted in Books and writing, Public Service Announcement | 27 Comments

Concerns Grow

  Last seen at a Sydney leadership forum. Answers to ‘Paul.’ Paul likes newspaper clippings, Mahler and China.

Posted in Public Service Announcement | 38 Comments

And no idea

  Donald Trump’s excellent coronavirus virtual town hall was the highest-rating in cable news history.

Posted in American politics, Public Service Announcement | 5 Comments

COVID-19 Information

Essential Information from the Australian Government COVID-19, Flu or Cold  Australian Health Department  Australian Data COVID Live COVID-19 Policy Watch  COVID Economics  Estimates of R0  World Health Organisation   Worldometer  Our World in Data   Johns Hopkins University  Federal Reserve of St. Louis  Google COVID-19 Community Mobility Reports  The Economist … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Public Service Announcement | 45 Comments

Spare a thought

TAFKAS can criticise and mock government with the best of them.  However, we must never forget why we do this.  Not for sport.  Not for leisure.  Not for pleasure.  Speaking only for himself, TAFKAS does this in the quest and … Continue reading

Posted in Public Service Announcement | 33 Comments

“State of emergency declared in Victoria”

A State of Emergency has been declared in Victoria to combat COVID-19 and help to provide the Chief Health Officer with the powers he needs to enforce 14-day isolation requirements for all travellers entering Australia and cancel mass gatherings of … Continue reading

Posted in Public Service Announcement | 78 Comments

Irresponsible scare mongering

The Victorian chief health officer Brett Sutton in the Sunday Herald Suntoday urged shoppers to have a “two-week supply of food and a 60-day supply of prescription medication”. I just had someone on Facebook telling me that if I didn’t stay … Continue reading

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