Category Archives: the bad joke

Origin Energy strikes again

We interrupt our normal programming to bring you an update. There are problems with the privatised utilities system in Australia. You may have noticed. I’ve been having trouble with mine forever. I thought that keeping my head down and paying … Continue reading

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Remembrance

Well I hope you died quick and I hope you died clean. Unlike those who will stand on IEDs in Afghanistan or Iraq, in service to Halliburton, and live the rest of their lives with no legs or under bridges … Continue reading

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Kevin Andrews’ cowardly attack on disabled is motivated by religious money grubbing.

In recent days Australia’s Minister for Social Services has made yet another attack on the poorest and most marginalised people in the country. If you’ve been reading the news you’ll recall that these attacks began back before Christmas, when cuts … Continue reading

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One of the more personal reasons for supporting secular government.

*Trigger Warning:* Bad religion, abuse, suicide. It’s been a tough week. Couple of weeks, really. About a month ago an old friend of mine suicided. He’d been having trouble for quite a while. Long story. He’d been dealing with some … Continue reading

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Cynical about political revelations

Robb Oakeshott’s in the press today talking about how corporate donations to the major parties could well fuel cynicism among the voters. Apparently the laborals raked in over $200 million last year. Another article breaks down the details of the … Continue reading

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Creationism and biblical origins.

In mainstream media and online recently there have been all sorts of disputes about atheists, religion, creationism, evolution and so forth. People are going nuts about what is essentially a simple subject, so I’ll go on record for the sake … Continue reading

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Occupy

For the past few weeks I’ve been watching as the world slowly becomes aware of the Occupy movement. Of course news was getting around Twitter, Google Plus and other onlive media long before the Mainstream Media deigned to notice… But … Continue reading

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Help stop cuts to mental health funding.

Currently in Australia people suffering acute stress or other mental health problems can get referrals from their GP’s to access help from Psychologists and counsellors and have the services bulk billed. This has meant that many people who were not … Continue reading

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Private sector enabling censorship of Australian internet access.

Despite repeated rejection of blacklisting and internet censorship by the citizens of Australia, the Federal Government is now set to implement the policy via voluntary private industry compliance. The AFP is now apparently assisting compile the blacklist, which will not … Continue reading

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Youth homelessness day April 5th

April 5th has been selected as a day to raise awareness of youth homelessness. YFoundations youth homelessness matters day launch. More than 100,000 people sleep rough in Australia every night. Millions more are in situations of stress and uncertainty with … Continue reading

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