The Aridity of the Settler Imagination

On Hearing a “Friend” has Voted for Hanson You’ve never met a single Muslim yet automatically you despise them, your putrid tick for racist Hanson betrays a guilty, greedy voice within. What’s the bloody difference between yours and Toadball’s border defence? It’s vapid new age love you spout and you want to keep those . . . → Read More if you dare: The Aridity of the Settler Imagination

De-Amalgamation Jubilation

With more than 80% of the Noosa community eligible to vote supporting de-amalgamation, a long shadow cast by the development and financial threats of forced amalgamation at the behest of the Bligh government five years ago has been dispersed. Once again, Noosa will be free to pursue its local, sustainable destiny in accordance with the . . . → Read More if you dare: De-Amalgamation Jubilation

Free Noosa – De-amalgamate!

The Free Noosa submission for de-amalgamation is now available – it is sustainable, green, sensible and financial! Here’s my poem inspired by our community’s principled move toward de-amalgamation. De-Amalgamation, At Last Since the last election, Oh Blight of all our lives, the developers lament for she was their delight. Devine Homes perched upon the Board . . . → Read More if you dare: Free Noosa – De-amalgamate!

Noosa Moves Toward De-Amalgamation

Protecting our Noosa environmental assets from development is essential – both for their intrinsic ecological values and to ensure a prosperous future for Noosa’s major industry – green tourism.As I contemplate the ongoing zionist invasion of Palestine against the popular will of Indigenous Palestinian people, this happy local event reminds me that privileged white people . . . → Read More if you dare: Noosa Moves Toward De-Amalgamation

Another Month, Another Haet List

Giyus megaphoney onanistic revelry: Report hate spreading users Fighting hate is a tedious job – it seems that for every user we report 5 new ones spring up in its place. But this only makes me more determined to stand up to hate and anti Semitism. The list of links today are all of users . . . → Read More if you dare: Another Month, Another Haet List

Big Wet

In our drenched little paradise, we have plenty of supplies to survive weeks of isolation if necessary and are situated well above the creek below. With luck, the power will stay on! My father did the first comprehensive scientific Australian study based on all available historic rainfall measurements. I asked him many years ago . . . → Read More if you dare: Big Wet

Wikileaks Protecting the Henhouse

Julian Assange is disallowed bail and Joh Bjelke Petersen’s ‘chooks’ exit the courthouse. It is their henhouse Assange and Wikileaks aim to protect. Democratic societies need a strong media and WikiLeaks is part of that media. The media helps keep government honest. WikiLeaks has revealed some hard truths about the Iraq and Afghan wars, and . . . → Read More if you dare: Wikileaks Protecting the Henhouse

The biggest loser

Would have to be the Labor Party in Queensland. The low number of voters – just 70% – presenting at the compulsory Regional Council polls attested to the lack of enthusiasm Queenslanders had for the forced amalgamations. It would be interesting to know how many voters only voted out of fear of losing representation. Along . . . → Read More if you dare: The biggest loser