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Explainer: how are Australia's knights and dames appointed?

By Adam Webster and John Williams

Prime Minister Tony Abbott caused quite a stir when he re-established the appointment of knights and dames under the Order of Australia early in 2014. 750 more words


The Psychology Of Why Valentine's Day Ruins Relationships

Valentine’s Day typically serves as a time to show appreciation for that special someone in our lives or as an opportunity to take a relationship to the next level… 138 more words


love you


in motion
sparkling youngling eyes
subtle mouth movements
seducing expressions
xtremely sensual


fine gentle eye lines
inviting mouth lips… 7 more words

Jos Z'n Filosofie

Perfect Touch

holding hands with fingers laced
like a glove wrapped in a sweet embrace
arms that round the waist with hands on hip, placed
securely to fit with bodies aligned side by side… 84 more words


Prediction: Gridlock for the Next Two Years, but that's Better than the Alternative of Expanding Government

There’s a lot of navel-gazing analysis in Washington about whether to expect some sort of bipartisanship over the next two years.

I find such discussions very irritating because they assume that you automatically get good results when Republicans and Democrats both agree on a policy. 870 more words

Big Government

Phineas Fahrquar reblogged this on Public Secrets and commented:

If Congress and the administration can't agree to do anything good, then doing nothing is the next best solution. Or, as Reagan (I think) once said, "Don't just do something, stand there!"