Category Archives: politics

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 [...]

Did Gloria Jean’s donate to Family First, too?

Oh what a tangled web we weave, When first we practise to deceive! -Sir Walter Scott I wrote earlier about Gloria Jean’s awful attempt to quell the anger at their $30k donation to the vile Australian Christian Lobby. In their statement, they tried to distance themselves from the idea that their contributions were for the [...]

Catholic Online’s Santorum headline

Catholic Online has reached a level of cluelessness about the world that I thought was unachievable: There needs to be a word for that kind of ignorance. Can I propose ‘Perry’?

Labor no longer pandering to the ACL and Nile

Gay marriage isn’t legal in Australia yet, nor will it be in the immediate future. Today isĀ an historic day, though: the Australian Labor Party has changed its platform to support same-sex marriage. Well done. It occurs to me that this is good news on another front though: a major party is no longer pandering to [...]

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It seems to need mentioning: If you don’t already, now might be a good time to start supporting Amnesty.

BREAKING: Deranged lunatic takes state hostage, demands end to NSW ethics classes

Breaking news from Parliament House A madman has taken the entire state of New South Wales hostage in a dramatic siege. The elderly man, identified by government staff as Fred Nile, has reportedly refused to release government legislation unless they agree to his demands: Mr Nile had vowed to use his party’s upper house votes [...]