Blanchett to Australia – ‘Listen Up, Peasants’

The Australian Greens have accused polluters of an “ugly attack” on Hollywood star Cate Blanchett, who has come out in a new television advertising campaign in support of a carbon tax. Yes, but if CO2 is a pollutant, then everyone still breathing is a polluter, right? A tax on CO2 will have a serious effect on …

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KI Accommodation Providers Have a Whinge

I watched the SA ABC’s Stateline programme on Friday night. There was a segment about KI Sealink and some of Kangaroo Island’s accommodation services. The accommodation providers said it was unfair that they weren’t benefitting from a Sealink partnership programme they hadn’t joined and didn’t want to pay for. They had complained to Sealink, then …

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Slutwalk = Nutwalk

Organisers of the Slutwalk rally declare: Sluts are sex workers. Sluts are virgins. Sluts are mothers with their teenage daughters. Sluts wear beanies, fishnet stockings, G-string leotards, polar fleece and jeans. Really? Are these women (and a few try hard blokes) completely and utterly crazy? Of course rape is wrong. Of course ‘No’ means no. Of course …

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