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A good book

  Paul Jacko  Good books are not easy to find, and, given our limited lifespan, understandable reluctance to rely too much on the opinions of others and plain laziness, the selective reading is a must.   Some people I heard … Continue reading

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The Man and his finger

from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger   The man known for his utter contempt not only for the voters but for the whole mankind has yesterday resigned from the Federal Parliament after solemnly promising not to do so. Nobody … Continue reading

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Pre-election advice

from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger   Ms Gillard during her rule inflicted many ignominies on the long suffering nation, amongst them the elections on the 14th September, that is about two years too late. Her rehashed replacement comrade … Continue reading

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Rudd’s secret weapon

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No respite

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger  The Heiner Affair has been mentioned on Fog of Chaos a few times already, The Ghost of Heiner – April 2012, The Heiner cover-up continues – July 2012,  Heiner sequel – July 2013 … Continue reading

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august memories / 10

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 10th August, 1909 : An Australian experiment in utopian living ended when community land at the Cosme colony in Paraguay was sold off to private owners. Cosme was established in May 1894 as an … Continue reading

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Happy days again?

  …from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger  Walking down the street on Monday, I noticed a pretty woman in the opposite direction, with a very enticing spring in her step. For a moment I.. but no, I’m vain, but … Continue reading

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Gullible Gillardistas

 …from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger  I do not mean The Age, ABC and The Sydney Morning Herald ‘journalists’ who know very well what they are doing; they are simple Gillardistas. The gullible ones are the mostly brainless ALP … Continue reading

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British humour

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger The British humour we used to know was dry, almost desiccated. P G Woodehouse, Jerome K Jerome … all the way down to Rowan Atkinson. The recent residents of that famous faith of … Continue reading

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politicians…

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Can we learn something from the today’s item in Nothing New Under the Sun? Or will we just get more depressed? First thing we notice that then as now politicians’ religion is just … Continue reading

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United they stand…

from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Australian Labor Party in its pre-elections mode is united as ever. Because of the cascade of Labor leadership spills, from Simon Crean’s ousting of Kim Beazley, through Mark Latham’s axing of Crean, Crean’s … Continue reading

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Face value

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Propaganda about political opponents is one thing, and the assessment of human beings on their appearance is another. It is every person’s choice how much weight to give each. I do not mention … Continue reading

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Nursing to elections

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger   Queensland State elections are due on 24th March and the governing Australian Labor Party might be slightly worried. How short are voters memories? Short enough? I am afraid so. In the days … Continue reading

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and the winner is…

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger William Richard “Bill” Shorten, born 12 May 1967 in Melbourne, where his father was a waterside worker and union official. His mother was a lawyer and university academic. He was educated at Xavier … Continue reading

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Some voted, some not

Paul Jacko The way our media are reporting (or not reporting) ideologically unsuitable news could mean that some people may not even know that  last Sunday the mildly conservative party won the general elections in Spain, not to mention the … Continue reading

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Bílá Hora a počátky terorismu v Austrálii

Pavel Jacko Žádný národ nemá patent na vytváření mýtů. Nic proti některým mýtům nemám, ale… Vždy kolem listopadu se australské sdělovací prostředky rozvíří vzpomínkami na zločin století – vyhození ministerského předsedy Whitlama generálním guvernérem Kerrem. Nám Čechům pořád někdo něco … Continue reading

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27/ remember

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 27th August, 1954 : The Leader of the Federal Opposition, Herbert Vere Evatt, appearing before the Royal Commission on Espionage in Sydney today, insisted that certain documents handed over by the Russian defector, Vladimir … Continue reading

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Anča proletářka

PAVEL JACKO “forget politics, join ALP and your financial future is secured” Mám to štěstí, že mě v parlamentu queenslandském zastupuje naše premiérka Anna Blight* a ve federálním ministerský předseda Kevin Rudd. Bohužel zatím ani jeden ani druhý se mě … Continue reading

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