Tag Archives: politics

Dec 4th, 2008

Prop 8: The Musical

See more Jack Black videos at Funny or Die via Shakesville.

Nov 20th, 2008

Damn, I found out about this one day too late

Following links from this post at Blogger on the Cast Iron Balcony I discovered that last night I missed watching the Australian TV premiere of the documentary A Well Founded Fear. From the film’s web-site: The Australian Government sends back asylum seekers it doesn’t think are refugees. International law says people shouldn’t be sent to […]

Nov 11th, 2008

Internet censorship in Senate Question Time today

Lauredhel of Hoyden About Town has posted a transcript of Greens Senator Scott Ludlum’s question to Communications Minister Stephen Conroy about the government’s proposed mandatory ISP level internet filtering. There are further links and discussion in the comments over there too. Every time I think about this my head just goes all asplody with the […]

Nov 6th, 2008

Prop 8

Yesterday the Californian people voted for change when 61% of them gave their votes to Obama. But they also voted against change when they passed Proposition 8. It seems 52% of Californian voters could not find it in their hearts to say no to a constitutional amendment that would say to some of their fellow […]

Nov 5th, 2008

I always miss historic moments

But not today. This afternoon I came home with the kids after spending pretty much the entire day at the school doing canteen duty, helping out with refreshments for the Kindy orientation and giving my intro to the P&C speech for the second time. I opened up my laptop and was greeted with the news […]

Jul 29th, 2008

More on the Hillsong thing

Further info on the Hillsong run “personal development course” – another article in the SMH, Hillsong accused of closet zealotry. What on earth possessed anyone to think that letting a religious group run a class for the kids who have explicitly opted out of any religious studies was a good idea? “The teacher’s federation representative […]