Maternity leave for the rich, funded by the Government

With under two days to go before Australian’s go to the polls for the Federal Election, the Liberal Party of Australia have finally released their fiscal costings. This comes with a “Do it Yourself” message to the Australian citizen to work through their numbers. If you want to know what the bottom line means for … Continue reading Maternity leave for the rich, funded by the Government

Dragons or Dinosaurs, Creation or Evolution

Dragons or Dinosaurs, Creation or Evolution.  I can’t believe I didn’t know this existed.  I watched the below video several times, then took to the search engines to verify if this was for real.  Though in retrospect, I guess I shouldn’t have been surprised at all. Eric Hovind is the host of a you tube … Continue reading Dragons or Dinosaurs, Creation or Evolution

Glenn Beck’s Six Degrees of Exponential Stupidity

The six degrees of exponential stupidity, as exemplified by Glenn Beck, is a descent into mental illness and the sewer of conspiracy theories. Most people are familiar with the six degrees of Kevin Bacon, a game that arose from the concept that any two Earth humans are  six or fewer acquaintance links apart.  This same concept … Continue reading Glenn Beck’s Six Degrees of Exponential Stupidity

Bus crash in Italy tops the headlines this morning – Monday 29 July

The number killed in the Italian bus crash in the last 24 hours is growing. Bodies have been laid on the road in white cloth as injured are pulled from the bus and multi-vehicle wreckage. Tour Bus Fatal Crash – Italy Most news organizations have the dead confirmed up to 38 people with the majority … Continue reading Bus crash in Italy tops the headlines this morning – Monday 29 July

Mail won’t be delivered on Monday as UK goes postal

Mail in the United Kingdom will stand still on Monday 29 July.  4,000 workers in 373 Crown post offices are to go on strike.  This is the 9th strike by UK Crown postal service workers since Easter. The strike is organised by the Communications Workers Union (CWU). It represents over  203,500 members in the UK. The … Continue reading Mail won’t be delivered on Monday as UK goes postal

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