I finally heard from my union rep on Wednesday, after leaving a nasty message on his answering service that morning. He told me to go ahead and file for unemployment, a little bit of advice I could have used a month ago. 1,003 more words
A while back, I said that anti-dog-ownership was my most unpopular view, the second most being atheism. I left one out.
I don’t “Support the Troops”. 670 more words
In the United States, we teach our history repeatedly in primary and secondary school. The courses were invariably nationalistic almost to the extreme of propaganda. We were taught that the brave men who overthrew the tyranny of the British government are heroes who’s thoughts on the nature of government are final. 843 more words
In an unprecedented move today, the government announced that it will enact strict code-of-conduct laws for all Australian citizens.
The announcement follows controversy surrounding January’s Australia Day, which saw heated debate concerning the “proper” way to honour the First Fleet’s historic landing. 270 more words