Category Archives: what’s wrong with these people?

Fresh in our memories

Someone at Woolies thought it would be a great idea to have a meme generator on the internet, so people could upload their own World War photos. To use as profile pics. And Woolies would sneak some advertising in on … Continue reading

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To AGL

A friend wrote the following in response to an advertising scam by AGL: Thanks, but no thanks AGL. Yes, I’m a senior, and you may think that all I’m concerned about with energy costs is to get a discount on … Continue reading

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Perfect electrical storm

Dear NSW, if you’re wondering how to vote regarding the privatisation of assets, like your electricity, you might like to ask a few mates in Victoria how it’s worked out. Imagine The Mob went into business pushing electricity and gas. … Continue reading

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Speaking of serving to Barnaby

Australia’s Minister for Agriculture was greeted by protesting koalas late last week at his Tamworth office. It seems the good people of Gunnedah are unhappy about the prospect of having much of their home country bulldozed and koalas killed or … Continue reading

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Tesla batteries can end the private utilities’ strangle hold

Something has to. Elon Musk is now working on batteries that will serve the home solar market. This has the potential to make genuine off grid living available to a whole new class of households, possibly even tenants. Wouldn’t that … Continue reading

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Capitalist bushrangers

You’ll have to excuse me. I’m having a bit of a laugh. I’m a bit sort of stunned by what Tony Abbott did on the weekend. Not normal sort of, thanks now I have to clean the monitor again stunned. … Continue reading

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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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Save the Reef, please Queensland?

The Carmichael mine is Australia’s largest mining license. It was sold to the Adani company, who are in hock to the back teeth and have a record that make Qld bikers look like Mary Poppins. It is part of the … Continue reading

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Seemed appropriate.

Considering Hugo Weaving played V. Someone said to me today, They can have my metadata when I can see all of big business’. To which I added, and that of Parliamentarians. But there’s a problem with that. The issue with … Continue reading

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Andrew Wilkie responds to the Brandis Stasi laws.

This is incredible. It was bad enough that the security legislation would gag the media and allow for whistle blowers to be disappeared. But permitting a spy agency to run around kicking doors in with no oversight, no police accompaniment … Continue reading

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