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Feminist Tony (senryu)

Male feminist
Tony understands women
he’s three of his own


“…During the International Women’s Day Breakfast in Canberra yesterday, Tony Abbott claimed that his wife and three daughters have helped him become a feminist…. 127 more words


Episode 70: Laughing at Fascists and Resisting Islamophobia

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Moggill Debacle May Seal State Election Defeat For LNP

THE ESCALATING FRACAS between backers of dumped Moggill MP Bruce Flegg and the executive of Queensland’s Liberal National Party tested dangerous new political ground last night, with local branch members vetoing the LNP’s preferred new candidate; the increasingly bitter feud threatens to bleed LNP support well beyond Moggill, and could end — literally — anywhere between the Supreme Court and the state’s opposition benches. 2,131 more words

Pro-Russian rebels using seized Ukrainian missile downed MH17 passenger plane, says Germany

October 20, 2014  Nick Miller

A policeman representing Donetsk People’s Republic stands guard at the crash site of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, near the village of Grabovo. 566 more words

Wars & Conflicts

Graphical Manipulations #105: Shirtfronts, T Shirts, The Rat, Command, Confidence, And Other Bits!

Hmmm! ‘Shirtfronting’ seems, these days, to have a different connotation to that I recall from my Sandgroper days. In those days of callow youth when the brain was predominantly controlled by the gonads and testosterone, the fine art of ‘Shirtfronting’, largely practised by those who couldn’t control their aggression and their alcohol consumption, was somewhat different to what the interpretation appears to be today.  645 more words

Aussies go home, Iraqi militias say. Nobody wants you in Iraq Abbott MP's Shiites or Sunnis why do you ignore them???

Baghdad: Even before a formal announcement, the deal for Australia to help Iraq battle the so-called Islamic State which now controls swaths of Iraq and Syria, drew sharp criticism from forces allied to the Baghdad government. 444 more words

Tony Abbott

Abbott continues to ignore international responsibility to act on the Ebola crisis

Tony Abbott is once again failing to react effectively to a global issue. This time it’s in response to the evolving global Ebola epidemic. Abbott is under the illusion that Australia is able to lock up its borders and refrain from providing effective assistance to the ongoing crisis. 351 more words