Tag Archives: politics

Friday Funny (well maybe not so funny) – XKCD takes on the real climate threat

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Sobering graphics to scale: ice sheets 21,000 years ago versus today’s skylines. “Data adapted from ‘The Laurentide and Innuitian ice sheets during the Last Glacial Maximum’ by A.S. Dyke et. al., which was…

Posted in Opinion, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Laughter the best medicine

 Life is about laughing hard and often. I admire people who can come up with something that is either just amusing or hilarious. This parody of the snickers commercial is very special. Nothing rude, swearwords or offensive ( at least … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Freeman Dyson speaks out about climate science, and fudge

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Climatologists Are No Einsteins, Says His Successor by Paul Mulshine, The Star Ledger via the GWPF English: Freeman Dyson (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Freeman Dyson is a physicist who has been teaching at the Institute for…

Posted in Opinion, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Everything is a game

 The world operates on games, strategy and competing. From the tiniest organism to the human experience those who are strong, gather the most resources and have the best strategy are the winners. If we were to bring life down to it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Opinion | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Leadership– The news of the day

 Today as I write this, Julia Gillard  has announced a leadership spill for the Leadership of the ALP Government. The vote will decide who will be Prime Minister and take the party to the next election. It has got me contemplating what … Continue reading

Posted in Opinion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Falling for the prevailing narrative

What’s you opinion? I am often struck dumb by what passes for news these days. It’s hard sorting fact from fiction with the explosion in information available. The Internet is great to find stuff out, don’t get me wrong, but … Continue reading

Posted in Opinion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Men behaving badly

Every week we have another story about a sportsman or team behaving inappropriately. I am always amused at the “holy then thou” attitude of the press and the mock disgust expressed by commentators. Really if they were honest, the press love when this … Continue reading

Posted in Opinion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment