Age brings despair – with both politics and the greedy imbeciles running this stunted civilisation. Lately, ...Read on →
Such were the times, infatuated by the dream of artificial thought, few noticed their dominion ebb as the ...Read on →
Harper’s Magazine February 1947 In view of the exceptional public importance of this article, permission is given ...Read on →
This is a letter from one of your dull cousins. No, it’s not to complain or ask ...Read on →
It might be advancing age and softening intellect, but Throsby senses less need to brighten up the political ...Read on →
During the past half century Australians have absorbed their legendry with the quaint fervour of tribal sports fans. ...Read on →
History, unless delivered in a good yarn, tends to bore most kids. As does, its detractors ...Read on →
When Enterprise is Predator Insane forces erode jungles, stifle atmosphere, sterilize oceans, and greedily combat the ...Read on →
Throsby’s Rule: If a politician hasn’t earned a nickname in his first term, he can’t be trusted. ...Read on →
Once, exasperated news hounds might shake their heads and marvel at how life imitates art. It ...Read on →
Oh, down at the catching pen an old shearer stands, ...Read on →
An old friend reflected on his experience during the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing. He was employed ...Read on →
Times past when warlords, priests and royalty hoarded luxury, life was a short grim struggle. Today most want for little yet still deny dignified survival to working poor, and ravage entire countries as collateral to our laissez faire fiesta.
On not shedding a tear ..
A Century of Imperialism
..hasn't dulled the urgeRead more ..
~ its own rewardCBO 2017 est]. Imagine this staggering sum applied to rebuilding The Great Society. Think of others.
Where Charity Begins
This lazy unemployed
..crack-smoking welfare queen ran up U$15 trillion debt
If he's a welfare leech then your soul is with the sociopaths and predators who own Warshington and its minions, the Repugnicans and Dumfocrats, gutting a once noble nation that aspired to equality.
This elite will survive the US economic train wreck, land softly on 300 million plundered taxpayers, then from fortresses of luxury and privilege prey elsewhere for spoils.
The dawn of civilization was greatly exaggerated.
Painters, such a sad old bunch
None it seems more so than Munch
Upon that bridge with skies afire
A meme took flight to never tire.
Quote Me"I am an obsessive rewriter, doing one draft and then another and another. In a way I have nothing to say but a great deal to add
~ Gore Vidal
"Rulers of state are the only ones who should have the privilege of lying" (Well, that explains the last 2500 years)
"By 'known unknowns' I was referring to the universe's dark matter.."
~ Donald Rumsfeld
"I have neither time nor inclination to communicate the fullness of my heart in speech, I am resolved to do it in writing, and to print myself out.."
~ Joseph Addison