2017.05.09 Barrels of Non-Halal Pork
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable. - JFK
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"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." [Remarks on the first anniversary of the Alliance for Progress, 13 March 1962] - JFK
RIP (aka Things Coming to an End ... aka The End Times)
Polar bear cub
"News Corporation owned Foxtel could launch a takeover for Ten, subject the changes in media ownership laws" http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-04-27/ten-network-struggles-to-survive-after-another-big-loss/8475774
Higher Education? Or not? Again? Should it even?
Dog chewing on a bone https://www.themonthly.com.au/issue/2017/may/1493560800/don-watson/new-tricks
Media blackout and the email dump. How should we think about it?
Voulez-vous m'appeler un macroniste?
Presidential election today http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-39848999
Jakarta guv'nor got 2 years in prison for blasphemy on a massive f'n beat-up http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2017/05/09/ahok-verdict-irregular-setara.html
Filipayinzi (Xhosa for Philippines)
Albanians in Macedonia and stuff ... and that. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-39799208
Turkey and Germany
Getting hectic-r ...
Weather and Climate
Cold and dry. Reflecting the mood of the nation, a la Dalai Lama (in Bridges of Consciousness) on collective karmic weather effect.
Donna, Donna, Donna, Donna, can you hear the music playing ... in ... the city square https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqzGZ5AaeSs
Bake at 26.5° for 24hrs http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00637.1
The Nation's Capital
Bleb Snooten politicises a small Catholic school in Canberra whilst cutting his own political throat. In slow motion. In public. ...No one notices.
Budget: taxes for everyone!
Malcolm and Donald met. Fuck'n funny ...
Latham joins Leyjojaodnsaihfnhjelm in the Monster Raving Loony Party
George Christensen was a fat fuck. So he went to Kuala Lumpur.
Media ownership rules
Kushner and Chinese visas Broadly ... visas for money? Australia does it ... and most of the money is probably dirty.
Phil drops the mic and walks off. Stick a fork in him. He's done.
Curious Fluids: Beer
Beer Rationing in the ancient world http://www.ancient.eu/article/223/
The World Game
Up the FC!!
The Indigenous Game
- Swans finally win one
- The game is becoming like basketball
- Port Adelaide and the Suns play in Shanghai this weekend
The Game They Play In Heaven
Tahs still suck, No decision yet on which Super team will get axed. http://www.sport24.co.za/Rugby/SuperRugby/rebels-could-still-be-cut-from-super-rugby-20170508
The Greatest Game Of All
Cocaine x 3 http://www.foxsports.com.au/nrl/nrl-premiership/teams/roosters/shaun-kennydowall-stood-down-indefinitely-by-sydney-roosters-over-cocaine-bust/news-story/3871c68f40ac7f1437bb3f839cd2200c http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-05-06/man-allegedly-sold-cocaine-to-kiwis-captain-after-anzac-test/8503142 http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-05-06/damian-keogh-cronulla-sharks-ceo-charged-over-drug-possession/8502698