Author Archives: Dave The Happy Singer

I am DAVE THE HAPPY SINGER: The Abominable Showman!

A unique live show of original comedy and rock and roll on vocals, piano, guitar and harmonica. I’m also a vocal skeptic, atheist, science fan, geek and RATIONAL HUMAN.

Salvation Army Homophobia: The Marriage Equality Submission

The Salvation Army claims it does not discriminate against gay people. However, their submission to the Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs, regarding 2012′s proposed marriage equality legislation, tells a different story. Here is what they had to say: The Salvation Army, both internationally and within Australia, has a long history of non-discriminatory [...]

Salvation Army Position Statement on Homosexuality

A homophobic position paper on the Salvation Army’s attitude to gay relationships used to be found on their website. That is, until people noticed it. Now, that link simply opens a blank page: Fortunately, the original contents of the page are still archived on the Wayback Machine. Here is what it said: Homosexuality The Salvation [...]

#QandA anti-gay pastor Matt Prater’s bizarre Billy Joel cover

This is Matt Prater. Doesn’t he look sad? Matt is chief liar-for-Jesus at a Brisbane church called New Hope. He is also a hosts on a national Christian radio network called Vision Radio. Vision. Radio. He also has a Diploma in Creative Arts majoring in drama and singing. So he’s probably as good at singing [...]

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The AVN’s announcement: Meryl gives her Crayons to Greg

Meryl Dorey has resigned as president of the AVN. Her replacement is the splendidly eccentric Greg Beattie. Here is the AVN’s announcement of the news: Greg Beattie, long-time vaccine researcher and author of two books, the latest of which guides readers through an in-depth analysis of the benefits of vaccination with a focus on Australia, [...]

AVN’s Meryl Dorey orders NSW Fair Trading to change its name

The Australian Vaccination Network’s Meryl Dorey has offered up a stinging rebuke to NSW Fair Trading, ordering it to change its name. The demand comes less than 24 hours after Dorey was served with a direction to change the AVN’s name or be deregistered as an association. In an open letter published exclusively on her [...]

Meryl Dorey to rename the Australian Vaccination Network ‘Stop Stop The AVN’

Meryl Dorey, crazed anti-vaccination conspiracy-theorist and Scientology propaganda seller, has announced that her lucrative marketing business, the Australian Vaccination Network is to change its name early in the New Year. The newly rebranded outfit will be named ‘Stop Stop The AVN‘, in reference to notorious cyberbullies and beastly rotters Stop The Australian Vaccination Network. The [...]

A fair shake of the SourceBottle

Seriously, who replies to these things? [View the story "Shaking up SourceBottle" on Storify] Shaking up SourceBottle Who actually responds to this stuff? Storified by Dave The Singer · Fri, Nov 02 2012 03:32:28 No I am immutable and immortal. RT @SourceBottle: Leading women’s magazine asks: Has your body changed since being in a relationship?Dave [...]

The sexual-health hypocrisy of Jim Wallace and the ACL

Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit… …by their fruits ye shall know them. – Matt 17-20 KJV Julia Gillard should never have agreed to speak at the [...]

NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover has landed. And I’m worried.

Bonus gag: OMG OMG, HERE’S A PHOTO OF THE ROVER, THAT COULD ONLY HAVE COME FROM LIFE ON MARS! #CURIOSITY #MSL img142.imageshack.us/img142/1376/sd… — Dave The Singer (@HappySinger) August 6, 2012