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On "Jazz Hands", And Students

One story has been bugging me all week. The audience at a conference of female students has been asked to refrain from applause during delegates’ speeches because this might cause “anxiety”. 209 more words

DAILY MAIL: ‘Miliband shit at breathing’

The Daily Mail has launched a measured, but scathing attack on Labour leader Ed Miliband saying ‘he breathes a bit funny’, and is therefore not fit to be prime minister. 196 more words

News

WeThePeople.gov: Coming Soon To A Nation Near You.

by Jerry Alatalo

“If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, and only one person were of the contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person, than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind… But the particular evil of silencing the expression of an opinion is, that it is robbing the human race; posterity as well as the existing generation; those who dissent from the opinion, still more from those who hold it. 1,304 more words

Earth Matters

More questions than answers on Q & A

The ABC program Q & A, skillfully compered by Tony Jones, is always a delight, but last night’s debate was exceptionally engrossing, covering as it did, weighty questions of retirement income, and home ownership. 527 more words

Community Issues

Pt. 3 - Micro vs. Macro Economics - Which is More Useful?

At the end of my spring semester in graduate school, I needed to go to summer school to take a 3 hour elective course and to pass my comprehensive Oral Exam.   1,233 more words

When do we really need to start saving for our retirement?

Starting work in 1961 after graduation, one was besieged with insurance salesmen, eager to meet the needs of new clients.

Although wishing to secure as much business as possible, my agent was mindful of the affordability of his policies. 923 more words

Community Issues

Miliband going round saying he 'could totally have' Cameron

Ed Miliband has been walking round like a puffed-up pigeon and asking girls if they want to feel his biceps, after David Cameron today ruled out taking him on in a one-on-one. 263 more words

Satire