Daily Archives: June 12, 2005

Brian Cloughley: "Support Our Torturers!"

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Posted by on June 12, 2005 in America, current affairs, human rights, Iraq, right wing politics, terrorism


Detention report pressures Howard – National –

I am cheering about (and cheered by) this development, but not ecstatic, as the anal retentives who run this country will no doubt be dragged screaming away from policies and attitudes that should not have been there in the first place. Their past pedantry, hairy-chestedness (even Amanda’s, a horrible thought) and general right-wing mindlessness created the evils that even they are now forced to see.

Why the f*ck did they go down that track in the first place? As, in many cases, they are such “good Christians”, why weren’t they listening to what the majority of churches told them, and continue to tell them?

See also my page “Massaging the Asylum Seekers.”

Mind you, it is threats to his power from within his own ranks – praise be for Mister Georgiou and company – that are making the Prime Miniscule see the light… This is more his style.

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Posted by on June 12, 2005 in Australia and Australian, culture wars, current affairs, human rights, immigration, Indigenous Australians, John Howard, Reconciliation, right wing politics



Grammar God!You are a GRAMMAR GOD!

Congratulations! If your mission in life is not already to preserve the English tongue, it should be. You can smell a grammatical inaccuracy from fifty yards. Your speech is revered by the underlings, though some may blaspheme and call you a snob. They’re just jealous. Go out there and change the world.

How grammatically correct are you? (Revised with answer key)
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Posted by on June 12, 2005 in diversions, linguistics and language, literacy, personal