Rudd’s Hypocrisy – China Vs Fiji

Fiji is the new Burma, a ‘virtual dictatorship’ (whatever that means) according to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. But if Rudd is so concerned about dictatorship, freedom of the press and the rule of law, why is he is so jolly chummy with China? Frank Bainimarama asked today for a three way meeting with Kevin Rudd and NZ PM John …

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‘Lie To Me’ Beats Obama

He he. I noted a couple of days ago that Fox was sticking to its usual programming instead of screening President Obama’s 100th day press conference. I’ve been waiting for the ratings results, and here they are, courtesy of JammieWearing Fool: FOX  Lie to Me 2.4/7 2.1/7 7.88 CW  Top Model 1.8/6 2.1/7 4.00 ABC  …

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Climate Change – We Don’t Need No Steenking Debates

Three brief notes. Lord Monckton was invited by Rep. Joe Barton, the senior Republican on the US Energy & Commerce Committee, to speak alongside Al Gore at a global warming policy meeting in Washington. Democrat members decided this was not such a good idea, and Monckton’s invitation was rescinded.  Cowards. Also from Climate Depot: Al Gore …

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Catherine Zeta-Jones = Susan Boyle?

Catherine Zeta-Jones has asked to play Susan Boyle in a film version of Susan’s life. I thought this was bizarre at first. But when you see photos of the two women side by side, it might just be possible. Catherine is an intelligent and competent actor, so she might be a good choice. Footage of Susan Boyle singing …

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WHO: ‘All Humanity Under Threat’ From Swine Flu

The World Health Organisation has warned that “all of humanity is under threat” from a potential swine flu pandemic and called for “global solidarity” to combat the virus. The plea came as the WHO raised the swine flu threat awareness level to 5 out of 6, indicating that the world is on the brink of …

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Sex On The Lawn At Windsor

A couple have been arrested for having sex on the lawn at Windsor Castle. They have been cautioned for ‘outraging public decency.’ The pair, in their early thirties, stripped on a private grass bank at the castle, where Her Majesty was in residence.  And went at it as if they were in their own bedroom. …

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100 Million Mentally Ill People In China

“This is a modest number,” said Huang Yueqin, the director of the National Centre for Mental Health. Mental illness has now overtaken heart disease and cancer as the biggest burden on the Chinese health system, according to the World Health Organisation. Does this mean that one in every thirty people in the world is a …

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