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Clarke and Dawe on the world’s lending merry-go-round

Clarke and Dawe on the 7:30 Report last night, for my international readers: “How can broke economies lend money to other broke economies who haven’t got any money, because they can’t pay back the money the broke economy lent to … Continue reading

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QotD: Guy Rundle

The whole thing shows that if you have a basic contempt for the idea of government — that you wanted it to be small enough to “get it in the bathtub and drown it” — then it will come back … Continue reading

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QotD: John McCain’s favourite joke

I feel terrible for all the mothers in the state of Arizona because, as you know: Barry Goldwater from Arizona ran for President of the United States, Morris Udall from Arizona ran for President of the United States, Bruce Babbitt … Continue reading

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The Amazing Emanuel Brothers

President-Elect Obama’s Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel was the inspiration for The West Wing’s #1 White House hottie, Josh Lyman. (Interesting aside: After serving as Deputy Chief of Staff to Leo McGarry through President Bartlet’s administration, Josh Lyman became Chief … Continue reading

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A Change is Gonna Come

I was born by the river In a little tent And just like the river I’ve been running ever since It’s been a long, long time coming But I know a change gonna come Oh, yes it is It’s been … Continue reading

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Hopemobile

The only thing that concerns me about an Obama presidency is the heightened possibility of extremist nutjobs making an attempt on his life. The last couple of weeks of the campaign have highlighted that it is indeed possible, even coming … Continue reading

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Drill Here, Drill Now?

Putting cynical populism, ignorance of global security and environmental vandalism into perspective… “Drill Here, Drill Now” is not even a short term solution, it’s a long term road to nowhere (via garrett). In fact, that’s precisely what returning a Republican … Continue reading

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