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  • When the PM normalises lying

      “It is an absolute principle of democracy that governments should not and must not say one thing before an election and do the opposite afterwards. Nothing could be more calculated to bring our democracy into disrepute and alienate the… Read More ›

  • A Reading List for the “Ban the Burqa Bigots.”

    Originally posted on The Red Window:
    I was in the audience at ABC’s Q & A (Monday 06/10/2014) and I listened to the question from Ms. Stevens to Bob Katter about denying /homosexuality and the links to stigma and mental…

  • News media ignores Abbott’s moral failure

    Originally posted on TruthInNewsMedia:
    By Barry Tucker                    29 August, 2014 The News media should be all over Tony Abbott’s latest expenses rort. The implications of this moral failure are more serious…

  • Malevolent

    The 2014 budget omitted the table of adjusted family outcomes that had been in every previous budget since 2005. The analysis was done by treasury and available for inclusion but that it was not there indicates it was deliberately omitted…. Read More ›

  • Ei incumbit probatio qui dicit, non qui negat

    If there was ever any doubt, it has now been undeniably shown. The ultimate aim of conservative government is to acquire ultimate power unrestricted by considerations of proof or evidence. The Daily Telegraph reports today that Attorney-General Senator George Brandis… Read More ›

  • Why does Abbott Lie?

    We the voters are regularly left to decide who is and who is not telling the truth. Or who is telling more or less of it. In the past few years the most perplexing aspect of political lying has been… Read More ›

  • Books That Make You Who You Are (Spirituality and Atheism)

    After much thought I decided that rating any of these works in some order of how they personally influenced me utterly futile. Therefore I have selected 20 works from my library that have shaped my spiritual thoughts (or absence of… Read More ›